Bravo Media opens the doors to the first-ever 'Top Chef Kitchen'by jmaloni
It's an exclusive dining experience prepped by former "chef'testants" from the Emmy-winning series; restaurant opens for a limited time beginning Tuesday, Oct. 16, in New York City
Bravo Media extends the success of "Top Chef" with the franchise's first-ever branded restaurant, "Top Chef Kitchen," in collaboration with the restaurant operators of "Distilled NY." The one-of-a-kind dining experience opens Tuesday, Oct. 16, for a limited time only, providing fervent fans the opportunity to experience the food they have come to love and crave over the past nine seasons of the Emmy-winning series.
"With 'Top Chef Kitchen,' we're giving our highly passionate fans the ultimate foodie experience," said Ellen Stone, senior vice president of marketing for Bravo. "Fans can meet a range of our talented 'chef'testants' and taste for themselves what it's like to participate in a 'Top Chef' dinner that, until now, they've only seen on TV."
"Top Chef Kitchen" will feature unique menus created and executed on-site by "Top Chef" alumni and viewer favorites Richard Blais, Jennifer Carroll, Tiffany Derry, Tiffani Faison, Mike Isabella, Edward Lee, Antonia Lofaso, Paul Qui, Grayson Schmitz and Fabio Viviani. They will rotate as executive chefs throughout the run. Diners can go to www.bravotv.com/topchefkitchen or to www.OpenTable.com/ the official reservations partner, to make a reservation, learn more about the restaurant, see chef schedules and review the menus.
Cookware for the restaurant will be provided exclusively by Anolon Cookware.
"Top Chef Kitchen" will serve dinner nightly Tuesday through Sunday, starting Oct. 16. Diners can indulge in a four-course prix-fixe menu with or without wine pairings, or reserve the exclusive "Chef's Table," an eight-course tasting menu with wine pairings and the chance to be up close and personal with the "chef'testants." In addition to a full cocktail program, "Top Chef Kitchen" will offer a robust wine list, including Quickfire Wines by Terlato Wines.