Category Archives: Top Chef

Video: talking turkey testicles, tasting menus, and ‘Top Chef’ with Young Hollywood

A few weeks ago I taped this segment at the Four Seasons Beverly Hills with Young Hollywood. Nikki Novak and I had a blast talking about turkey testicles and “Top Chef,” and then we got to sample one of my favorite desserts in L.A., the kitchen sink! Check it out.

Attending a Vegas wedding catered by the Top Chef Masters

Anyone who knows me could tell you that I am obsessed with weddings and the shows that feature them. Maybe it’s because I’m a planning-oriented details person, or perhaps it’s the fact that I’m a sucker for love. Whatever it is, I can’t get enough. Since I’m pretty much married to my career at this…

Get the dirt on this season of Top Chef Masters

Want the inside scoop on what happened on this season of Top Chef Masters? Be sure to check out my blog over at the Bravo site every Thursday morning for all the behind the scenes deets. Here’s my recap of the first episode. And don’t forget to tune in every Wednesday at 10/9 central to see me…

I’m going to be a judge on Top Chef Masters in Vegas!

Life has presented some tasty morsels as of late, and I plan on devouring them with a vengeance. First and foremost, it was finally announced that I’ll be a regularly-occurring judge on season 4 of Top Chef Masters. Holy what! Do you have any idea how hard it was to keep that one quiet all this…

Behind the Scenes: Emmy Awards Governors Ball preview

Confession: Ever since I was about 7 years-old, I’ve had a dream of having a culinary TV show. It all started with PBS. In between wrapping up my social studies homework and heading to swim practice I’d flip on “Great Chefs, Great Cities,” and “Yan Can Cook.” I was hooked. It was inspiring and utterly fascinating that…