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Posted Monday 3/19/18 at 10:12PM EDT
Top Chef alum Mike Isabella hit with a sexual harassment lawsuit
Isabella and four of his business partners were sued Monday by a former female manager, Chloe Caras, who alleges that he and his partners called her a "bitch" and a "whore" and touched her without her permission. She also alleges that he sent her lewd texts. ALSO: Bravo seemed to celebrate Isabella’s “bad boy reputation”
Posted Thursday 2/15/18 at 4:12PM EST
Top Chef is headed to Kentucky
Season 16 of the Bravo reality show will be set in the Bluegrass State, including the cities of Louisville and Lexington.
Posted Friday 1/12/18 at 5:54AM EST
Food Network edits out accused sexual harasser John Besh from a second show
Celebrity chef Besh, whom Top Chef announced would be removed from an episode later this season, was also taken out of this week’s Iron Chef Showdown episode.
Posted Wednesday 12/13/17 at 9:42AM EST
Top Chef edits out celebrity chef John Besh following sexual misconduct allegations
“In light of recent events, we have removed John Besh from the upcoming episode" of the Colorado season, Bravo says of removing Besh’s taped one-off appearance. Besh has been accused of sexually harassing or assaulting by numerous current and former employees.
Posted Tuesday 10/24/17 at 5:27PM EDT
Top Chef is currently evaluating an upcoming episode featuring a celebrity chef in a sexual harassment scandal
New Orleans celebrity chef John Besh’s Besh Restaurant Group is accused by 25 current and former female employees of sexual harassment. Besh, who resigned as head of his restaurant group amid the allegations, has previously appeared on Top Chef and its spinoffs.
Posted Wednesday 9/13/17 at 10:02PM EDT
Padma Lakshmi enters "detox mode" after wrapping each Top Chef season
Lakshmi says she cuts back on carbs and dairy to shed some of the weight she gains while sampling foods on the Bravo cooking competition, but that she's no longer worried about looking perfect.