BRAVO'S EMMY-NOMINATED 'TOP CHEF 3 MIAMI' REQUIRES A SWEET TOOTH WED, AUGUST 8 AT 10:00 P.M. ET/PT � FEATURES GUEST JUDGE GOVIND ARMSTRONG
NEW YORK � August 6, 2007 � After Joey was sent packing his knives in tears last week, Bravo's Emmy-nominated "Top Chef 3 Miami" returns as the nine remaining chef'testants' are challenged to whip up ice cream and creative toppings (Wed, August 8 at 10 - 11:00 p.m. ET/PT). Later, the chefs must prepare the perfect "hangover" snack. Guest judge Govind Armstrong (Chef and owner of Table 8 in Los Angeles and Miami), who counts Janet Jackson, LA Reid and Mark Wahlberg among his celebrity clientele, joins the judges' table this week alongside Tom Colicchio, Padma Lakshmi, Ted Allen and Gail Simmons. Photography is available on NBC Universal Media Village, www.nbcumv.com.
The remaining "Top Chef 3 Miami" chefs include Brian, 34 (San Diego, Calif.); Casey, 29 (Dallas, Texas); Chris, 31 (Venice, Calif.); Dale, 33 (Chicago, Ill.); Howie, 31 (Miami, Fla.); Hung, 29 (Las Vegas, Nev.); Sara M., 34 (Miami, Fla.); Sara N., 28 (New York, N.Y.); Tre, 30 (Cedar Hill, Texas).
BRAVO GOES INTERACTIVE: Check out what guest judge Armstrong would want to have as his last meal in Bravo's exclusive "Top Chef Bite-Sized" mobisode, now available to Verizon, Alltel, AT&T, and Sprint customers. Text CHEF to 27286 for behind-the-scenes gossip and foodie tips and continue to text in your votes during the premiere episode for a chance to win dinner for you and 10 of your friends cooked by the winner of Top Chef 3.