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Top Chef All-Stars

Top Chef All-Stars - With the new season imminent, expectations are high for the Emmy winner going into season 8 with Top Chef All-Stars. What will we see? Other than lots of tantalizing food and over-the-top competitiveness, of course.

The Cheftestants
As the show's name implies, this season's cheftestants are stars. Each one previously competed on Top Chef, and each eventually lost. While only some were finalists, all of the all-star cheftestants were favorites at some point. Now they get another chance at Top Chef glory.

So it's safe to say that they'll be competitive.

The cast features fan favorites like Fabio Viviani (season 5) and Casey Thompson (season 3), as well as trouble magnets like season 1's Tiffani Faison and season 2's Marcel Vigneron. For a full listing of the Top Chef All-Stars cheftestants, click here.

The Challenges
With a group of skilled and Top Chef-experienced chefs, you just know that the challenges are going to be pretty spectacular. Fans will get to see their old favorites, the "Elimination" and "Quickfire" Challenges, but the show promises that those challenges will be totally new and on a higher level.

The first challenge, appearing in the premiere episode, may be the hardest of all.

Top Chef All-Stars

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