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[08/14/07 - 01:10 PM]
Bravo's Emmy-Nominated 'Top Chef 3 Miami' Offers 'Bite-Sized' Entertainment on Verizon Wireless V Cast Phones
Bravo To Go will showcase short-form content in the form of "Bite-sized" video segments with "dish" from the special guest judges featured in each episode as they weigh-in on the competition and join this season's judges' table.

[via press release from Bravo]

BRAVO'S EMMY-NOMINATED 'TOP CHEF 3 MIAMI' OFFERS 'BITE-SIZED' ENTERTAINMENT ON VERIZON WIRELESS V CAST PHONES

Verizon Wireless Customers Can Watch Original Mobile Video Content And Get The "Dish" From Their Favorite "Top Chef 3 Miami" Guest Judges

NEW YORK and BASKING RIDGE, N.J. � August 14, 2007 � Bravo has teamed-up with Verizon Wireless, the nation's leading wireless provider, to bring mobile video content from the Emmy-nominated "Top Chef 3 Miami" to V CAST-enabled phones. Bravo To Go will showcase short-form content in the form of "Bite-sized" video segments with "dish" from the special guest judges featured in each episode as they weigh-in on the competition and join this season's judges' table � host Padma Lakshmi, head judge Tom Colicchio, and judges Gail Simmons and Ted Allen.

"This is the first time we've created original content especially for mobile," said Lisa Hsia, Senior Vice President, New Media, Bravo. "Verizon Wireless customers now have access to mobile content in the form of these playful 'Bite-Sized' video shorts from 'Top Chef' that have been produced specifically for wireless phone users."

The eighth installment of Bravo's "Top Chef 3 Miami" features guest judge Daniel Boulud, Chef and owner of Daniel and DB Bistro in NYC (Wednesday, Aug. 15 at 10 p.m. ET/PT). The following are exclusive "Bite-sized" quotes from Boulud:

BOULUD ON THE SEXIEST MEAL:

"To me, the most sensual food is scrambled eggs with caviar and creme fraiche. You have it on a Sunday morning when you lay in bed. You get up and make it with toast and a little champagne to start the day, and then you can go back to bed and enjoy life again."

QUOTES FROM PREVIOUS "TOP CHEF 3 MIAMI' SPECIAL GUEST JUDGES:

GOVIND ARMSTRONG ON HIS LAST MEAL:

(Chef and owner of Table 8 in Los Angeles and Miami)

"I'm a huge fan of red meat so I'd have to go for the traditional bone and rib-eye which I just can't seem to put away enough of. Prior to the meal, I'd have to have a really nice cocktail. I'd have to keep it classic; I'd just go with a nice gin and tonic. You know, keepin' it real. Just dealing with the fact that this is the last meal."

ROCCO DISPIRITO ON KISS AND ROCKY:

(Author of "Rocco's Real Life Recipes")

"I was a huge fan of Kiss music when I was a kid. My room was plastered with Kiss posters floor to ceiling. Literally, the ceiling was covered with Kiss posters."

"When it comes to films, the whole 'Rocky' series for obvious reasons. It's a great series of movies for me because growing up in Jamaica, Queens, the name Rocco isn't exactly the coolest name on the planet and it wasn't until Rocky came out that I was vindicated. Suddenly my name was cool and I stopped getting beat up for it."

ANTHONY BOURDAIN ON HIS MOST DISGUSTING MEAL:

(Host of "No Reservations" and Chef at Les Halles, NYC)

"Let's put it this way, the warthog butchering was not so great. There was fur, sand and crap in every bite. And that was the good part."

NORMAN VAN AKEN ON SENSUAL FOODS:

(Owner of Norman's Restaurant in Miami/Orlando)

"Every food, everything that's basically coming from nature, to me, is sexy."

ALFRED PORTALE ON THE FIRST MEAL HE EVER COOKED�BUT NEVER GOT AROUND TO EATING:

(Chef/Owner New York's Gotham Bar and Grill)

"The truth is my motivation for being a chef was not just to pick up women and get sex but it just worked out that way."

JAMIE WALKER ON WHY HE BECAME A BARTENDER AND THE THEATER OF BARTENDING:

(Global Ambassador to Bombay Sapphire Gin)

"I needed to find a job in between being a resting actor, as it were. And I walked into this bar and started learning barbacking � it sounds really corny, but I fell in love with the whole theater of working at a bar."

MARIA FRUMKIN ON HER GUILTY PLEASURES:

(Chef and owner of Miami's Duo and French Bakery Caf�)

"Sometimes at night, like at 2 a.m., I have cravings for something sweet. And I can eat a whole pie because I'm kinda sleepy�and I don't think that much about calories, nothing!"

To get V CAST, customers with select V CAST-enabled phones can check out V CAST whenever they want for just $3.00 for 24-hour use or by signing up for the $15.00 V CAST VPak monthly subscription. Customers get unlimited basic video � including Bravo To Go and the nine additional channels from NBC Universal � but application download fees apply for 3D games and premium video. There are no airtime charges to download, stream or watch V CAST content. Customers can find the Bravo To Go channel in the TV & Film category on select V CAST-enabled phones.

For more information about V CAST from Verizon Wireless, visit www.verizonwireless.com/getvcast.

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About Bravo:

Bravo is a program service of NBC Universal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBC Universal one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. Bravo has been an NBC cable network since December 2002 and was the first television service dedicated to film and the performing arts when it launched in December 1980. For more information visit www.bravotv.com.

About Verizon Wireless:

Verizon Wireless operates the nation's most reliable wireless voice and data network, serving 62.1 million customers. The largest U.S. wireless company and largest wireless data provider, based on revenues, Verizon Wireless is headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 67,000 employees nationwide. The company is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). Find more information on the Web at www.verizonwireless.com. To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.





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