The Hollywood Reporter has learned that Bravo has added Top Chef Duels to its schedule.
Top Chef Duels will feature 18 of the best, most memorable, and most outspoken competitors from previous seasons of Top Chef and Top Chef Masters competing against each other in a kitchen free-for-all. The ten episode season of Top Chef Duels will be hosted by celebrity chef Curtis Stone, and premiere Wednesday August 6th at 6 pm.
Joining Stone as a judge will be Top Chef regular Gail Simmons, chefs such as Wolfgang Puck and Hugh Acheson will rotate as the third judge. Celebrity guest judges will include Andy Samberg, Chelsea Peretti, Pink, Rob Zombie, and Shailene Woodley.
The duels will be three rounds of head-to-head cooking competitions, with the winner moving on to the season finale, with the chance to win the $100,000 top prize.
Below is the duel schedule.
Episode 101: Richard Blais (Top Chef Chicago runner- up and Top Chef All-Stars winner) vs. Marcel Vigneron (Top Chef Season 2 runner up)
Episode 102: Shirley Chung (Top Chef New Orleans finalist) vs. Brooke Williamson (Top Chef Seattle runner up)
Episode 103: Mike Isabella (Top Chef All-Stars runner up) vs. Antonia Lofaso (Top Chef Chicago finalist)
Episode 104: CJ Jacobson (Top Chef Miami contestant) vs. Stefan Richter (Top Chef Season 5 runner up)
Episode 105: David Burke (Top Chef Masters Season 5) vs. Takashi Yagihashi (Top Chef Masters Season 4)
Episode 106: Tiffani Faison (Top Chef Season 1 runner up) vs. Dale Talde (Top Chef Chicago and Top Chef All-Star contestant)
Episode 107: Nyesha Arrington (Top Chef Texas contestant) vs. Jen Carroll (Top Chef Las Vegas finalist)
Episode 108: Stephanie Izard (Top Chef Chicago winner) vs. Kristen Kish (Top Chef Seattle winner)
Episode 109: Kevin Gillespie (Top Chef Las Vegas fan favorite) vs. Art Smith (Top Chef Masters Season 1)
Episode 110: Championship Finale