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Top Chef

With a feature in FOOD & WINE and a showcase at the FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen as a prize, chef-testants battle for supremacy on the Emmy-award-winning show.


FOOD & WINE is the exclusive magazine partner for Bravo's Top Chef, the Emmy- and James Beard award winning reality series. FOOD & WINE special projects director Gail Simmons serves as judge alongside former F&W Best New Chef Tom Colicchio. The winner’s prize includes a feature in FOOD & WINE and a showcase at the FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen.

Top Chef, now in its 12th season, continues to be among the highest-rated food shows on television

The Facts

  • Regularly features special appearances by F&W Editor in Chief Dana Cowin and Restaurant Editor Kate Krader.
  • Top Chefs attend the Classic and other FOOD & WINE events garnering press coverage. FOOD & WINE can tap into Top Chef talent for sponsor opportunities and sweepstakes.
  • Spinoffs include Top Chef Masters and Top Chef Just Desserts, as well as nine international adaptations, including Franco-Belgian and Dutch versions among others.

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