Entertainment Weekly yesterday ran the list of chefs appearing on Top Chef Masters Season 2. Kelly Choi will return as host, and Gail Simmons will join James Oseland, Gael Greene, and Jay Rayner as a regular judge. Chef line-up appears after the jump. Top Chef Masters Season 2 will premiere April 7 at 11 p.m. ET on Bravo, moving to 10 p.m. ET on April 14.
Jody Adams: Rialto Restaurant, Cambridge, Massachusetts Govind Armstrong: 8 oz Burger Bar, Los Angeles Graham Elliot Bowles: Graham Elliot Restaurant, Chicago* Jimmy Bradley: The Red Cat, New York City David Burke: David Burke Townhouse, New York City Wylie Dufresne: WD-50, New York City * Susan Feniger: Street, Los Angeles Debbie Gold: The American Restaurant, Kansas City, Missouri Carmen Gonzalez: chef consultant, New York City Maria Hines: Tilth, Seattle Susur Lee: Madeline's, Toronto Ludo Lefebvre: Ludo Bites, Los Angeles* Tony Mantuano: Spiaggia, Chicago Rick Moonen: Rick Moonen's RM Seafood at Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas* Mark Peel: Campanile, Los Angeles* Monica Pope: T'afla, Houston Thierry Rautureau: Rover's, Seattle Marcus Samuelsson: The Red Rooster, New York City Ana Sortun: Oleana, Cambridge, Massachusetts Rick Tramonto: TRU, Chicago Jerry Traunfeld: Poppy, Seattle Jonathan Waxman: Barbuto, New York City*
*Returning from Season 1