Top Chef (season 16)
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|Top Chef (season 16)|
|Country of origin||United States|
|Original release||December 6, 2018|
|No. of contestants||15|
Top Chef: Kentucky is the sixteenth season of the American reality television series Top Chef. Initial details about the season and its cast were revealed on October 18, 2018. The competition was filmed at various locations in Kentucky, including Louisville, Lexington, and Lake Cumberland. The season finale took place in Macau, China. Padma Lakshmi returns to host, with Tom Colicchio, Graham Elliot, and Nilou Motamed forming the judging panel. Due to being on maternity leave for the majority of filming, Top Chef regular Gail Simmons makes fewer appearances throughout the season. Top Chef: Kentucky is slated to premiere on December 6, 2018.
Top Chef: Kentucky features a cast of 15 new contestants.
|Eric Adjepong||Washington, DC|
|Sara Bradley||Paducah, Kentucky|
|Kelsey Barnard Clark||Dothan, Alabama|
|Edmund "Eddie" Konrad||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania|
|Pablo Lamon||Miami Beach, Florida|
|Natalie Maronski||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania|
|Michelle Minori||San Francisco, California|
|Nini Nguyen||Brooklyn, New York|
|Brandon Rosen||San Mateo, California|
|Kevin Scharpf||Dubuque, Iowa|
|Caitlin Steininger||Cincinnati, Ohio|
|Justin Sutherland||St. Paul, Minnesota|
|David Viana||Asbury Park, New Jersey|
|Adrienne Wright||Boston, Massachusetts|
|Brian Young||Boston, Massachusetts|
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