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Bravo's 'Top Chef' in Milwaukee


Bravo’s “Top Chef” serves up new flavors this season when host Kristen Kish joins head judge Tom Colicchio and perennial judge Gail Simmons at the judges’ table as they head to the Midwest to call Wisconsin home.

You can now watch the entire season of supersized episodes every Wednesday night from 8:00-9:15 p.m. Episodes will be available the next day on Peacock. 

The Emmy, James Beard and Critics’ Choice Award-winning series, produced by Magical Elves, lands in the energetic culinary scenes of Milwaukee and Madison before embarking on a special high-seas finale with award-winning cruise line Holland America Line. Renowned chef and season 10 winner Kristen Kish takes the helm this season as host, bringing a fresh perspective, new rules and unexpected twists. A new batch of 15 talented, rising star chefs and James Beard nominees from across the country vie for the coveted title, bringing their unique skillsets, culinary heritage and innovative flavors.

For the first time in series history, the cheftestants will have the opportunity to win a cash prize at every Quickfire Challenge and immunity will now be up for grabs at the Elimination Challenges, making the winning chef safe in the next episode. Making the stakes even higher, Colicchio and Simmons will also lend their expertise as they join Kish at Quickfire Challenges for the back half of the season. 


Where Did They Film?

Discover some of the locations where "Top Chef" filmed Season 21. Walk the same streets and eat and drink at the same restaurants as your favorite hosts and cheftestants!


Join in the Excitement

Watch "Top Chef" live with your friends at one of the many local watch parties throughout Milwaukee!


Milwaukee's Culinary Scene 

Discover the amazing food scene that Milwaukee has cultivated, with Top Chef, James Beard and many other exciting culinary offerings.


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Dan Jacobs, a Chicago native who has lived in Milwaukee since 2011, is a chef who stays true to his Midwestern roots while incorporating the global culinary influence he has sought out all his life…

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