Season 13 of Top Chef is embarking on a road trip in California. The show will include challenges for Top Chef contestants in six cities in California. The Top Chef hopefuls will call Los Angeles their home base and travel to Palm Springs, San Diego, Santa Barbara, Oakland. and San Francisco. The road trips will appear in two episodes, airing at 10:00 p.m. EST on Bravo on December 2, 2015 and December 3, 2015.

 

Top Chef Season 13

TOP CHEF — Season:13 — Pictured: (l-r) Richard Blais, Padma Lakshmi, Tom Colicchio, Gail Simmons — (Photo by: Andrew Eccles/Bravo)

 

Here is what’s in store for viewers:

Hubert Keller by Pei Ketron

Hubert Keller by Pei Ketron

  • In Los Angeles, the contestants will work near the Hollywood sign and prepare meals for food writers.
  • Palm Springs, will have them catering a gay wedding.
  • San Diego’s breweries will shine in the trip there in Season 13 of Top Chef
  • Santa Barbara’s seafood will be the focus on Top Chef as the contestants will create culinary magic on Santa Barbara’s harbor and in the wine country.
  • MC Hammer is judging the show in Oakland. Top Chef candidates must try their best to impress the music icon who was born in Oakland.
  • San Francisco will host the last challenge before the bit Top Chef finale. The challengers vying for the coveted Top Chef title and prizes will prepare their culinary creations at Fleur de Lys, and pay homage to chef Hubert Keller. Fleur de Lys was the location for the first season in the first season of Top Chef.

 

TOP CHEF -- "Stop the Presses" Episode 1301 -- Pictured: Chad White -- (Photo by: Dale Berman/Bravo)

TOP CHEF — “Stop the Presses” Episode 1301 — Pictured: Chad White — (Photo by: Dale Berman/Bravo)

 

TOP CHEF -- "Stop the Presses" Episode 1301 -- Pictured: (l-r) Padma Lakshmi, Emeril Lagasse, Gail Simmons, Tom Colicchio -- (Photo by: Dale Berman/Bravo)

TOP CHEF — “Stop the Presses” Episode 1301 — Pictured: (l-r) Padma Lakshmi, Emeril Lagasse, Gail Simmons, Tom Colicchio — (Photo by: Dale Berman/Bravo)

 

Photo of the Santa Barbara Harbor by Damian Gadal

 

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