Monday, April 21, 2008

Top Chef Season 5 -- Open Call!

Now's your chance! Want to show the world you can cook? Want to impress everyone on national television? Convinced you can kick ass? Open auditions for the next season of Top Chef started today and continue through May 26. (From Bravo via Grub Street)


NEW YORK – April 21, 2008 – As previously announced, Bravo's Emmy-nominated hit creative competition series "Top Chef" will be returning for a fifth season. Open calls for chefs interested in competing in the high-stakes culinary competition series will be held in cities across the country starting this week. Additional casting information for these series is available at www.BravoTV.com/casting. "Top Chef" Casting Calls are as follows:

SAN FRANCISCO
Monday, April 21, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Postrio Restaurant

LAS VEGAS
Sunday, May 4, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Craftsteak – MGM Grand Hotel & Casino

NEW YORK – UPSTATE
Saturday, May 10, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
The Culinary Institute of America 1946 Campus Dr., Hyde Park, NY

NEW YORK – MANHATTAN
Sunday, May 11, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
The Culinary Institute of America399 Lafayette St. (at East 4th
street)

LOS ANGELES
Monday, May 26, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Cicada Restaurant

2 comments:

Kirsten said...

It's a little bit lame that there's no casting in the middle part of the country. Couldn't they throw non-coastal chefs a bone and add Chicago into the mix?

Gastroholic said...

Kirsten, it is likely that because this season was cast and filmed in Chicago, there is a surplus of chicago chefs. One interesting thing is that there is a lot of evidence that suggests that the next season will be shot at least in part outside of the U.S.

Not only that, but those parts of the country still attract and house the vast majority of cooking talent.