NEW YORK – February 3, 2010 – Today, Bravo announced that its newest hit culinary competition series, “Top Chef Just Desserts,” a spin-off of the Emmy and James Beard Award- winning "Top Chef” will be returning for a second season. The series consists of pastry chefs competing against one another in a series of challenges. Open calls for pastry chefs, as well as the previously announced “Top Chef” season nine series, will be held in cities across the country starting on February 27.
For additional casting information and to download an application, visit www.BravoTV.com/casting. "Top Chef" season nine and “Top Chef Just Desserts” casting calls are as follows:
Sunday, February 27, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Mark’s American Cuisine http://www.marks1658.com
Monday, February 28, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Colicchio & Sons http://www.colicchioandsons.com
Wednesday, March 2, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Olivia http://www.olivia-austin.com
Wednesday, March 2, 12:00PM – 3:00PM Sofitel http://www.sofitel.com/gb/hotel-2741-sofitel-philadelphia/events.shtml
Friday, March 4th, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM BB&T Charleston Wine + Food Festival http://www.charlestonwineandfood.com/
Monday, March 7, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Vertigo Sky Lounge at Dana Hotel http://www.danahotelandspa.com/
Wednesday, March 9, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Hotel 1000 http://www.hotel1000seattle.com/
Thursday, March 10, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM STK at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas http://www.cosmopolitanlasvegas.com/
Monday, March 14, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM The Foundry on Melrose http://www.thefoundryonmelrose.com/
This week on "Top Chef All Stars," airing Wednesday, February 9 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, the chef'testants put their own spin on an old classic, fondue. For the Elimination Challenge, the chefs appear on the “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” show and cater the comedian's birthday party where he is the guest judge.
"Top Chef" and “Top Chef Just Desserts” are produced by the Emmy Award-winning Magical Elves. Dan Cutforth and Jane Lipsitz serve as executive producers.
Bravo is a program service of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBC Universal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. Bravo has been an NBCUniversal cable network since December 2002 and was the first television service dedicated to film and the performing arts when it launched in December 1980. For more information, visit www.BravoTV.com. Follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/BravoPR.