'FLIPPING OUT,' 'TOP CHEF 3 MIAMI,' AND 'WELCOME TO THE PARKER' ALL NEW NEXT WEEK
BRAVO'S EMMY-NOMINATED "TOP CHEF 3 MIAMI" GOES TO BATTLE WITH "RESTAURANT WARS" WED, AUGUST 15 AT 10:00 P.M. ET/PT -- FEATURES GUEST JUDGE DANIEL BOULUD
After Sara N. was sent packing her knives for her less than stellar milkshakes and under-seasoned sliders, the remaining eight chef'testants' battle to create the most "adventuresome" burger in the eighth installment of Bravo's Emmy-nominated "Top Chef 3 Miami" (Wed, August 15 at 10-11:00p.m ET/PT). In the elimination challenge, special guest judge Daniel Boulud (Chef and owner of Daniel and DB Bistro in NYC) has high expectations of the remaining contenders as they split into two teams to create a restaurant concept, develop the menu and serve meals to their toughest critics yet � the public. Boulud joins the judges' table this week alongside host Padma Lakshmi, head judge Tom Colicchio, and judges 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.); and Tre, 30 (Cedar Hill, Texas).
BRAVO GOES INTERACTIVE: Check out what guest judge Boulud feels is the sexiest meal in Bravo's exclusive "Top Chef Bite-Sized" entertainment, 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 Bravo's "Top Chef 3 Miami." Go to wap.bravotv.com to read exclusive Q&As with the cheftestants and find out which chefs describe themselves as "team players." DISH customers will also be able to answer interactive polls and trivia during the show using their remote controls.