Top Chef Season 21: Everything we know so far

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Top Chef is a reality competition that premiered on March 8, 2006, on Bravo. It is an American reality television series. The show is about chefs coming from all around the globe to show their culinary skills. The contestants are judged by famous and skillful people from the chef, food, and wine industries. All contestants fight to reach the end of the competition and win the title of ‘Top Chef.’

After having 20 successful seasons of the show, the show is returning with yet another season. Bravo’s cooking show has given the green light for the upcoming Season 21 of Top Chef. Here’s everything we know so far about Top Chef Season 21.


What is the release date of Top Chef Season 21?

Top Chef season 20 ended in June 2023. The filming will start by the end of this year, and we can expect the next season to premiere anytime early in spring 2024. While we wait for the next season’s premiere, you can catch up on the previous seasons of Top Chef.

What will be the plot of Top Chef Season 21?

Top Chef is about chefs coming from different backgrounds in order to compete for the win the title of ‘Top Chef.’ This show is licensed by NBC Universal Formats globally. The locations include France, Canada, the Middle East and North Africa, Brazil, and more. The original series was created and released in the United States back in 2006. The show follows the basic elimination format. The show starts with around thirteen to nineteen chefs, who make it to the show through previously held auditions. One or more contestants are eliminated in each progressing episode till the finale, where we have two or three finalists, amongst which one is announced as the winner.

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Who will be the judges of Top Chef Season 21?

Judges of the Top Chef season 21 have not been announced yet. But we won’t be able to see Padma Lakshmi returning to the next season. She announced this news on her social media in June by stating, “After much soul searching, I have made the difficult decision to leave Top Chef. Having completed a glorious 20th season as a host and executive producer, I am extremely proud to have been part of building such a successful show and of the impact it has had in the world of television and food.”

We wonder if the long-time judges of the show, Tom Colicchio and Gail Simmons, will return to the next season. The official list of judges has not been released yet.

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Who will be the contestants of Top Chef Season 21?

The list of contestants has not been revealed yet. We will have to wait till the premiere of the show to know who will be the contestants of Season 21.

Is there a trailer for Top Chef Season 21?

Season 20 has just ended, and the production of the show is yet to begin. Hence it is too early to be expecting a trailer. But we will keep you updated once the trailer or the teaser for next season is released.

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Where to watch Top Chef Season 21?

Top Chef Season 21 will air on Bravo. New episodes stream on Peacock the next day. If you want to stream online, you can watch it on live TV streaming platforms such as Fubo TV, Hulu Live TV, Sling TV, and YouTube.

This is all for now about Top Chef Season 21. Stay tuned for more updates on the upcoming season.