With "Bravo" announcing the lineup for the second season of "Top Chef Masters," there is a logical question -- what can be better for foodies than feuding master chefs wielding steak knives and jumping through culinary hoops?
The addition of some great judges would be the proper answer. They all add their own little spice to the show and this season will feature some inspired odd-ball additions. The episode with "The Simpsons" creator Matt Groening along with hilarious brainiac Hank Azaria is going to be one show definitely worth watching. The castmembers of "Modern Family" will also be a hoot as they bring their fantastic dysfunction to a fine-dining setting with judges such as Kelly Choi (pictured). There are more, but these are the standouts.
But mostly it's the same great formula that has made the show such a success -- 22 world renowned chefs pitted against each other with blood, garlic-infused sweat and tears starting April 7. The new set features Chicago chef Tony Mantuano, New York’s David Burke, and Los Angeles’ Susan Feniger.
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The final six weeks will whittle down the chefs until the finale where one winner is crowned Top Chef Master while the others plot foodie-themed revenge. The winning chef will receive $100,000 for the charity of their choice.