04:58 — Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi talks her life, her career, and her new memoir in the Last Call Spotlight.
05:57 — Thursday night brings the season finale of “Top Chef” on Bravo, and judge Padma Lakshmi is in the TODAY kitchen with Carson Daly to make comfort food (more…)
02:03 — No matter the nationality, the one common language humanity has in common is food.
16:46 — Week 15: Jets at Panthers Game Highlights 2013
The competition blasts off this week as an astronaut orbiting Earth blinks onto a large screen, instructing the chefs on this week's elimination chall (more…)
The final three chefs battle it out to cook the best meal of their lives and earn the prestigious title of Bravo's "Top Chef" in the final episode of (more…)
Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi judges a cooking competition between two chefs from contemporary New Orleans restaurants, both vying for the last spot on (more…)
The chef?testants get crabby this week when the quickfire requires them to cook with mounds of D.C.'s most famous ingredient, the blue crab. For the e (more…)
The chefs must cook exotic Ethiopian cuisine for the quickfire, and for the elimination are tasked with creating a dish based on one of the foreign em (more…)
The six remaining chefs take over two concession stands at Nationals Park in D.C., creating game snacks for the die-hard fans of the Washington Nation (more…)
The final chef'testants head to Singapore in the first-ever Internationally-based Top Chef finale to compete in the penultimate challenge that will de (more…)
Gumbo is a dish that gets better over time. For their first Quickfire challenge, the chef'testants work overnight to perfect dishes for legendary Chef (more…)
10:24 — Efrain Escudero is on a winning streak and now looks to continue his winning ways against the aggressive and talented Drew Dober.
Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi judges a cooking competition between two New Orleans food truck chefs, both vying for the lat spot on Top Chef New Orlean (more…)
Bravo?s Emmy and James Beard Award-winning series "Top Chef" returns for its seventh season bringing a dose of heated competition to the nation's capi (more…)
In the second episode of "Top Chef D.C," the chef?testants support First Lady Michelle Obama's Let?s Move! campaign to fight childhood obesity. The ch (more…)
The chefs battle it out in a culinary version of the Cold War. The chef?testants are divided into two groups and each team must create one cold entrée (more…)
Season 7 of Last Chance Kitchen kicks off with a twist! Four Top Chef vets compete in Last Chance Kitchen for a chance to enter Top Chef season 15.
For the quickfire challenge, the chefs must create baby food for Padma's newborn. For the elimination, the chefs are tested on their level of hospital (more…)
For the quickfire, the chefs must make a pie from scratch. For the elimination, the chefs prepare a classic picnic feast for Capitol Hill interns at M (more…)
The chef?testants attempt to create culinary delights that can be speared with a toothpick and served at a Congressional party for the quickfire chall (more…)
For the quickfire, the chefs must guess the ingredients inside a mystery box. For the elimination, the chefs must transform a well-known dish into som (more…)
01:38 — A special Sneak Peek of Bravo's Top Chef: Texas. For the first time ever, season nine will boast a record 29 chefs -- almost double the amount of chef (more…)
Top Chef is back for season eleven...nineteen chefs will duke it out in New Orleans for the coveted title of "Top Chef." Their first challenge sends t (more…)
- Birth Name: Padma Parvati Lakshmi
- Birth Place: Madras, India
- Profession: TV-show host, Actor, Model