Gail Simmons and Johnny Iuzzini
With Top Chef and Top Chef: Just Desserts not going anywhere anytime soon, could a crossover episode be in the offing?
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"It would be cool if they each had partners, like a savory and pastry chef teamed up together in pairs, sort of like Amazing Race
-style," Just Desserts
host (and Top Chef
judge) Gail Simmons
tells TVGuide.com. "[They could do] all the challenges together and every challenge they have to do a savory and a pastry [dish]."
Head judge Johnny Iuzzini
, however, has his own idea in mind that has nothing to do with the cheftestants: "Me and Tom [Colicchio
] versus you and Padma [Lakshimi
Top Chef heads to Texas for Season 9
Is Simmons up for the challenge? Watch the interview below to find out. Plus: Learn why Just Desserts
lifted the ban on recipes for Season 2 and get the scoop on Top Chef: Texas
.Top Chef: Just Desserts
airs Wednesdays at 10/9c on Bravo. Top Chef: Texas
premieres Wednesday, Nov. 2 at 10/9c.