Reality Competition Shows The Top Chef Cast List

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Top Chef cast list, including photos of the actors when available. This list includes all of the Top Chef main actors and actresses, so if they are an integral part of the show you'll find them below. You can various bits of trivia about these Top Chef stars, such as where the actor was born and what their year of birth is. This cast list of actors from Top Chef focuses primarily on the main characters, but there may be a few actors who played smaller roles on Top Chef that are on here as well.

Examples of items on this list include Anthony Bourdain and Padma Lakshmi

If you are wondering, "Who are the actors from Top Chef?" or "Who starred on Top Chef?" then this list will help you answer those questions.

In most cases you can click on the names of these popular Top Chef actors and actresses to find out more information about them. If you're looking for a particular Top Chef actor or actress, then type their name into the "search" bar to find them directly.
Anthony Bourdain is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Top Chef Cast List
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Anthony Michael Bourdain is an American chef, author, and television personality. He is a 1978 graduate of the Culinary Institute of America and a veteran of numerous professional kitchens, including a stint of many years as executive chef at Brasserie Les Halles. Though Bourdain is no longer formally employed as a chef, he maintains a relationship with Les Halles in New York. He is widely known for his 2000 book Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly, and in 2005 he began hosting the Travel Channel's culinary and cultural adventure programs Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations and The Layover. In 2013, he joined CNN to host Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown. ...more on Wikipedia

Acted In: The Layover, Anthony Bourdain: A Cook's Tour

Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA

Nationality: United States of America

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Emeril Lagasse is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top Chef Cast List
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Emeril John Lagasse is an American celebrity chef, restaurateur, television personality, and cookbook author. A regional James Beard Award winner, he is perhaps most notable for his Food Network shows Emeril Live and Essence of Emeril, as well as catchphrases such as, "Kick it up a notch!" and "BAM!" Lagasse's portfolio of media, products, and restaurants generates an estimated US$150 million annually in revenue. ...more on Wikipedia

Acted In: Iron Chef America, Emeril, Emeril Live, Essence of Emeril, All Star Kitchen Makeover, + more

Birthplace: USA, Massachusetts, Fall River

Nationality: United States of America

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Padma Lakshmi is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top Chef Cast List
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Padma Lakshmi is an American cookbook author, actress, model, television host and executive producer. Her debut cookbook Easy Exotic won her the "Best First Book" award at the 1999 Gourmand World Cookbook Awards. She has been the host of the US reality television program Top Chef since season two in 2006, for which she received a nomination for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program. In 2010, Top Chef won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Reality-Competition Program. ...more on Wikipedia

Acted In: The Ten Commandments

Birthplace: Chennai, India

Nationality: India, United States of America

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Tom Colicchio is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top Chef Cast List
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Thomas Patrick "Tom" Colicchio is an American celebrity chef. He co-founded the Gramercy Tavern in New York City, and formerly served as a co-owner and as the executive chef. He is also the founder of Craft and Colicchio & Sons restaurants. Colicchio is the recipient of five James Beard Foundation Awards for cooking accomplishments. He has been the head judge on every season of Bravo reality TV show Top Chef as well as Best New Restaurant which he also executive produces. Colicchio has also been a featured chef on Great Chefs shows. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Elizabeth, New Jersey, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

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