Bravo begins nationwide casting calls for sixth season of 'Top Chef'
By John Bracchitta, 02/04/2009
Although it's yet to formally announce the show's renewal, Bravo has announced open casting call dates and locations for Top Chef's sixth season.
Top Chef: New York -- the reality cooking series' fifth edition -- premiered in November and will air its finale on Wednesday, February 25 at 10PM ET/PT.
Now that it has lost Project Runway, Top Chef ranks as Bravo's highest-rated series. Top Chef: New York is currently on pace to be the series' highest-rated season ever and is up 18% among total viewers and the Adults 18-49 demographic versus Top Chef: Chicago, the series' fourth season.
Top Chef's sixth-season opening casting calls begin in San Francisco on Sunday and will continue through March with stops in Seattle, Atlanta, New York, Philadelphia, Los Angeles and Chicago. Additional information is available via Bravo's website.
Open casting call dates and locations for Top Chef's sixth season are:
Sunday, February 8 Ducca Restaurant & Lounge 10AM to 2PM
Wednesday, February 11 Canlis Restaurant 10AM to 2PM
Sunday, February 22 Craft Restaurant 10AM to 2PM
Sunday, March 1 CraftSteak Restaurant 10AM to 2PM
Wednesday, March 4 XIX NINETEEN at Park Hyatt at the Bellevue 10AM to 2PM