From today – and it’s no April Fool’s joke – Startimes subscribers have another reason to stay loyal to their payTV provider. This is because Startimes has today began airing Top Chef, an Emmy award winning show which has premiered today on DTT channel 054 and DTH channel 129.
Season 5 of the show, a reality contest in which chefs compete against one another in culinary challenges, will now be aired be aired on the two channels every Saturday from 6:40 pm.
Also called Top Chef: New York, the fifth season of the reality TV series was first filmed in New York City, before concluding in New Orleans, Louisiana. A total of 17 chefs were selected to compete in this season.
In the season finale, Hosea Rosenberg was declared the Top Chef, coming ahead of Stefan Richter and Carla Hall while Fabio Viviani received the Fan Favorite Award.
The TV series was first aired on March 8, 2006 with the contestants being judged by a panel of professional chefs and other jury members drawn from the food and wine industry with one or more contestants eliminated in each episode.