WATCH WHAT HAPPENS AFTER THE CHEFS "PACK THEIR KNIVES AND GO" ON BRAVOTV.COM'S "AFTER THE KNIFE"
Webisodes Include Unprecedented Footage of The
"Top Chef: New York" Sequester House
NEW YORK � November 24, 2008 � For the first time ever, viewers will get to see what happens after host Padma Lakshmi tells chef'testants on Bravo's "Top Chef: New York" to "pack up their knives and go." The Emmy Award-winning Magical Elves will produce "After the Knife," an original companion webisode series for the No.1 food show on cable, available exclusively on BravoTV.com starting Wednesday, November 26th at 11 p.m. EST. Each week, viewers will follow the eliminated chefs into the sequester house and capture the reactions of the previously eliminated chef'testants to see what life is like after getting the cut. Video available on http://video.bravotv.com/player/?id=845282.
"Our viewers always want more content from our series, on-air, online and on the go, and expressed great interest in knowing what happens to the chefs after they get eliminated � so we thought we'd take them on a little journey to show what happens after the knife," said Lisa Hsia, Senior Vice President, New Media and Digital Strategy, Bravo Media.
On next week's episode of "Top Chef: New York," the holiday season has arrived, and the chef'testants have a lot to be thankful for, on Wednesday, November 26 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. And this year it's not just family these cooks must impress; but also six-time Grammy Award-winning rock band, Foo Fighters, as they join the band for a tour stop in Rochester, New York. Grant Achatz, American chef, restaurateur and recently named Best Chef in the United States for 2008 from the James Beard Foundation, serves as guest judge.
Also available for fans this season on BravoTV.com, the "Top Chef Fantasy Game," where viewers can choose a dream team of three contestants each week, and compete for points based on the performance of their selected chefs. Visitors can also "Rate The Plate" and vote for the dish they think deserves top honors each week, play our popular "Memory Match" photo games, or test their Foodie IQ in a challenging quiz about all things delicious. And "Top Chef" season one star Lee Anne Wong returns with her weekly online exclusive cooking webisode series, "The Wong Way To Cook," teaching viewers how to make each week's winning recipe at home.
"Top Chef: New York" is produced by Emmy Award nominees Dan Cutforth, Jane Lipsitz and Shauna Minoprio, who serve as executive producers.
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