[Warning: The following article contains spoilers from Wednesday's Top Chef finale. Read at your own risk!]
Gail Simmons is a mom!
The Top Chef judge and her husband Jeremy Abrams welcomed their first child on Dec. 29, People reports.
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It's like Fight Club ... but for chefs. On Esquire Network's new culinary battle series Knife Fight, which premieres with two back-to-back episodes Tuesday at 9/8c, chefs put their reputations -- and egos -- on the line when faced with a talented opponent and uniquely challenging ingredient.
Gail Simmons is moving to the head of the table on Top Chef Masters — the judges' table, that is. The longtime Top Chef judge is the new head critic of Season 5 of Masters (premieres Wednesday, 10/9c, Bravo) which means more Gail, all the time. "I'm there for every challenge now. Just what the world needs!" Simmons jokes to TVGuide.com. "Me in every single episode! What the world was waiting for."
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The Food & Wine editor's presence isn't the only change to the show. Season 5, which includes such chefs as David Burke, Douglas Keane and Top Chef: Las Vegas runner-up Bryan Voltaggio, also features a brand new online companion show on BravoTV.com — not unlike Top Chef proper's Last Chance Kitchen — dubbed Battle of the Sous Chefs. Hosted by Hugh Acheson, the show will feature the 13 Masters' right-hand men and women cooking to secure...
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