Network television BRAVO is ready for its third edition of Top Chefs Masters which premiers tomorrow, April 6.
Among the competitors is Portuguese American Chef George Mendes owner of famed New York city Aldea Restaurant, Floyd Cardoz, lately of Tabla, and Suvir Saran executive chef of Dévi.
The chefs are competing to win up to $15,000 for charity during each episode, and another $100,000 for the winner of the entire competition.
Hugh Acheson – Chef/ Partner: Five& Ten, The National, Gosford Wine – in Athens, GA and Empire State South, Atlanta, GA; Competing for Wholesome Wave Foundation
Floyd Cardoz – Former Executive Chef/Partner- of Tabla and soon-to-be Executive Chef/Partner of a new Danny Meyer restaurant; Competing for Young Scientist Cancer Research Fund
John Currence – City Grocery Restaurant Group, Oxford, MS Competing for No Kid Hungry
Traci Des Jardins – Chef/Co-owner of Jardinière, Mijita Cocina Mexicana and Public House and Manzanita, San Francisco, CA; Competing for La Cocina
George Mendes – Chef/Co-Owner of ALDEA, Manhattan, NY; Competing for Charity: Water
Mary Sue Milliken – Co-Chef/ Owner: Border Grill Restaurants and Truck, Los Angeles, CA; Competing for Share Our Strength
Naomi Pomeroy – Owner: Beast in Portland, OR; Competing for Seed Savers Exchange
Suvir Saran – Executive Chef: Dévi, New York, NY; Competing for Agricultural Stewardship Association
John Rivera Sedlar – Owner: Playa, Los Angeles, CA; Competing for American Diabetes Association
Alex Stratta – Executive Chef: Stratta, Las Vegas, NV; Competing for Faster Cures, part of the Milken Prostate Cancer Foundation
Celina Tio – Chef/Owner: JULIAN Restaurant, Kansas City, MO, Competing for Harvesters
Sue Zemanick – Executive Chef: Gautreau’s, New Orleans, LA; Competing for the Louisiana SPCA
Portuguese American restuarant in New York, Aldea, received its Michellin start. Read more>>>