Top Chef 5 hits New York City! The number one food city in America welcomes 17 contestants competing for the title of "Top Chef" as well as a $100,000 grand prize, a feature in Food & Wine magazine, and a showcase at the Annual Food & Wine Classic in Aspen . Judges Chef Tom Colicchio, Padma Lakshmi, Gail Simmons return with newbie Toby Young, food critic and best-selling author of the book "How to Lose Friends and Alienate People". Guests this season include Martha Stewart, Foo Fighters, Jean-Georges, Eric Ripert, Rocco DiSpirito, Wylie Dufresne, Jean-Christophe Novelli and Natasha Richardson.
|Radhika||Stefan||Toby Young||Tom Colicchio and Padma Lakshmi|
|Tom Colicchio||Top Chef Season 5 Contestants|