Toby Young, Padma Lakshmi, Tom Colicchio, Gail Simmons Toby Young, Padma Lakshmi, Tom Colicchio, Gail Simmons

Seventeen new cheftestants are prepping to compete for the ultimate jackpot as they face off in Top Chef: Las Vegas (premieres Wednesday, Aug. 26 at 9 pm/ET on Bravo).

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The Season 6 contestants include everyone from two chefs who are brothers to a "freelance chef," who recently lost the lease to her restaurant. Bravo even threw a French native into the mix — no doubt aiming for some Fabio-style culture clash.

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Watch the chef introductions in the video below (and take particular note of the Baltimore-based chef's intricate cleavage tattoo):

The Sin City edition of Top Chef will also feature celebrity guests including Wolfgang Puck, Todd English, Natalie Portman and Penn & Teller.