‘Top Chef Texas’ officially revealed; ‘Top Chef Masters’ star new judge

It's coming this fall.

Are you ready for some more “Top Chef” this coming fall? The ninth season of the hit Bravo series is currently shooting, and this time around they are heading to the Lone Star State.

For “Top Chef Texas” (which is being shot in Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio), we are going to get a couple of new additions to the panel. In addition to longtime head judge Tom Colicchio and food writer Gail Simmons, this season will feature to industry heavyweights — celebrity Chef Emeril Lagasse (“bam!”) and Hugh Acheson. (Fans of “Top Chef Masters” will remember Hugh for being the outspoken guy from this past installment.)

Padma Lakshmi will of course be back as host — and we are already getting excited about some of the food the contestants are probably going to make us hungry to eat.

Are you excited for this new season?

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