Top Chef fans better buckle up!
The Bravo cooking competition will be heading to the Centennial State for its upcoming 15th season, with challenges set in Denver, Boulder, and Telluride, EW can announce exclusively.
Padma Lakshmi will once again return to host, along with judges Tom Colicchio, Gail Simmons, and Graham Elliot.
“We are always on the hunt for the next great culinary destination and Colorado is fast becoming a hot spot for young chefs and foodies, making it an ideal backdrop for our upcoming season,” executive vice president for current production at Bravo Media Shari Levine said in a statement. “Our new cheftestants will have an abundance of inspiration to pull from as they cook amid the awe-inspiring scenery and explore the burgeoning culinary scenes from cities to mountain resorts.”
Director of the Colorado Tourism Office Cathy Ritter added: “Colorado is the idea locale for Top Chef‘s first visit to the Rocky Mountains, and we cannot wait for viewers to experience the scenic beauty, hospitality, and vibrancy of some of our thriving culinary destinations, including The Mile High City of Denver, Boulder, and Telluride.”
Top Chef hasn’t announced a premiere date for Season 15 yet.