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[08/26/10 - 08:38 AM]
Bravo's Goes to Singapore for the First-Ever "Top Chef" International Finale Wednesday, SepT. 8 at 10 PM ET/PT
The winner will ultimately be named on Wednesday, September 15 at 10:00/9:00c.

[via press release from Bravo]

BRAVO'S GOES TO SINGAPORE FOR THE FIRST-EVER "TOP CHEF" INTERNATIONAL FINALE WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 8 AT 10 PM ET/PT

Viewers Can Vote For Fan Favorite Through Sept. 8 Via Text Or Online

NEW YORK - August 26, 2010 - In a series first, Bravo's "Top Chef D.C." takes the finale abroad as the final chef'testants travel to Singapore and get narrowed down to three on Wednesday, September 8 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. Singapore is a melting pot of all things culinary - with influences of Chinese, Indian, Malay and Eurasian cuisines - their culinary landscape is constantly evolving. The final chef'testants are put to the test, embarking on many challenges indigenous to the region, encompassing both fine dining elements and native street cuisine all culminating in a dramatic fight for the title of "Top Chef" where the winner will be named on Wednesday, September 15 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. For more information, visit www.BravoTV.com. Follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/BravoPR.

Home to many of the best restaurants in the world, Singapore also feeds many of the most sophisticated palettes straight out of their legendary hawker centers. Hawker centers are all over the city/state, and feed the majority of the population breakfast, lunch, dinner and everything in between - there are over 16,000 hawker stalls in Singapore. With a rich and colorful heritage, Singapore is quickly emerging as one of the most highly regarded destinations in Southeast Asia for innovative and exciting food. The Quickfire challenge focuses on street food - by incorporating proteins, fruits, and vegetables commonly found in Singaporean food, it tests the knowledge of the chefs' skills. The guest judge for the Quickfire is K.F. Seetoh, Singapore's resident "Street Food Guru." For the Elimination Challenge, Food & Wine Magazine's Dana Cowin travels to Singapore to host an event at the ultra posh Tanjong Beach Club on the resort island of Sentosa. The final Elimination challenge is to cook dinner for Singaporean and International Chefs and personalities at the Jim Thompson Restaurant in trendy Dempsey Hill.

Before the polls close on "Top Chef D.C.," BravoTV.com will keep the campaign covered like never before. In the days leading up to the finale, fans will be able to follow the chefs on their journey in personal behind-the-scenes video diaries of their trip to Singapore. Users can also get in on the action themselves, honing their kitchen skills and testing their mettle against other fans in our Top Chef Basic Training game. Along the way, BravoTV.com visitors will be able to pile up points with the Bravo Fan Rewards program, where users can earn points for checking out Top Chef content and cash them in for virtual gear. And one fan will win the Top Chef experience of a lifetime -- the chance to visit the set and go behind the scenes during an upcoming episode -- in our Top Chef Ultimate Reward Sweepstakes. During the finale, everyone can get in on the action and join their favorite chef'testants in our live Talk Bubble, an interactive social media event that lets Bravo viewers share the finale with the show's stars via Twitter, Facebook, their mobile phones, and the new Bravo Now iPad application.

Viewers will once again be able to vote and crown one chef the Top Chef season seven Fan Favorite. Voting is from August 25 through September 8 via text message, on BravoTV.com and on m.BravoTV.com from web-enabled mobile phones.

On next week's episode of "Top Chef D.C.," the competition blasts off as two astronauts instruct the chefs on this week's elimination challenge - to come up with space food creations that do not taste like moon rocks on Wednesday, September 1st at 10 p.m. ET/PT. The winner will have their dish served in space! Dana Cowin, editor-and-chief of Food & Wine magazine, and the well-traveled Anthony Bourdain serve as guest judges, with Apollo Astronaut Buzz Aldrin making a very special guest appearance.

The Emmy-nominated Magical Elves return to produce "Top Chef D.C." Dan Cutforth, Jane Lipsitz ("Top Chef Masters," "Work of Art: The Next Great Artist"), Liz Cook and Casey Kriley serve as executive producers. Chaz Gray serves as co-executive producer.

Bravo is a program service of NBC Universal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBC Universal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. Bravo has been an NBC Universal cable network since December 2002 and was the first television service dedicated to film and the performing arts when it launched in December 1980. For more information, visit www.BravoTV.com. Follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/BravoPR.





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