My recent interview with Top Chef Colorado finalist Joe Sasto reignited my love for one of my all-time favorite cooking competitions.
The 16th season of Top Chef, taking place in the southern state of Kentucky this time around, is already off to a fantastic start as the newest flock of talented culinary wizards each have something special that could earn them the coveted title by seasons end.
Something that also became easy to see within the first ten minutes of this season was how unbelievably handsome and attractive all the men are (women too, hay!) They come from all across the country with a varying background in their culinary accomplishments that are nothing short of extraordinary.
Over the past decade and some change this show has also highlighted some amazing talent from the LGBTQ community, some of which have gone on to win the whole damn thing (Kristen Kish for example).
Let's take a look some of the sexy men competing this season on Top Chef. It will give you a good reason to tune in outside of the delicious food, fun commentary from Padma Lakshmi and devastatingly good looks from Tom Colicchio.
Pablo Lamon, Miami, Florida. Chef de Cuisine at 27 Restaurant and Bar & The Broken Shaker
Brian Young, Boston, Massachusetts. Executive Chef at The Emory Boston
David Viana, Asbury Park, New Jersey. Executive Chef, Heirloom Kitchen
Justin Sutherland, St. Paul, Minnesota. Chef at Handsome Hog and Pearl & the Thief
Kevin Scharpf, Dubuque, Iowa. Owner, Brazen Open Kitchen & Bar
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