The Valencian chef begona rodrigowhich has a Michelin staris one of the contestants of the international edition of ‘Top Chef’.
Hand in hand with the on-demand streaming service Hayu, ‘Top Chef’ returns with its season twentieth. In a ‘world all-stars’ edition held in London16 of the best ‘Top Chef’ contestants from around the world face off in the fiercest competition the culinary series has ever seen.
The contest, winner of the Emmy, James Beard and Critics’ Choice awards and produced by Magical Elves, returns with the presenter Padma Lakshmithe chief judge Tom Colicchio y Gail Simmons and can be seen in Hayu from March 10.
On this occasion, the chefs, all winners and finalists representing 11 different versions of ‘Top Chef’ around the world, return to the kitchen to face off in London before arriving at the grand final to be held in Paris.
This matchup marks the first time the US edition has moved overseas for an entire season.
The Valencian Begoña Rodrigo –first winner of ‘Top Chef Spain’– returns to the kitchens to fight for the world prize. She is the executive chef and owner of The climbValencian restaurant that has a michelin star.Begoña Rodrigo is the owner of La Salita, which has a Michelin star
A twist on British dishes
From preparing a picnic at Highclere Castle to facing off at Tottenham Hotspur’s stadium, chefs will compete in emblematic places of the English capital and its surroundings. These decorated professionals will give a twist on staple british dishesfrom Sirloin Wellington to pub grub and afternoon tea.
The rest of the contestants They are: Samuel Albert (winner, Top Chef France, Season 10); Luciana Berry (winner, Top Chef Brazil, Season 2); Sara Bradley (runner up, Top Chef, Season 16: Kentucky); Dawn Burrell (runner up, Top Chef, Season 18: Portland); Ali Ghzawi (winner, Top Chef Middle East & North Africa, Season 3: Lebanon); Tom Goetter (runner up, Top Chef Germany, Season 1); Nicole Gomes (winner, Top Chef Canada, Season 5: All-Stars); and Victoire Gouloubi (runner up, Top Chef Italy, Season 2).
The list is completed by Charbel Hayek (winner, Top Chef Middle East & North Africa, Season 5: Saudi Arabia); Buddha Lo (winner, Top Chef, Season 19: Houston); Dale MacKay (winner, Top Chef Canada, Season 1); May Phattanant Thongthong (runner up, Top Chef Thailand, Season 1); Gabriel Rodriguez (winner, Top Chef Mexico, Season 2); Amar Santana (runner up, Top Chef – Season 13: California); and Sylvia Stachyra (winner, Top Chef Poland, Season 7).