Your Chance to Talk S*** on ‘Top Chef’

If cooking with Rocco doesnt do it for you, nows your chance to cook for Padma as the next Top Chef. Details from the press release follow.

NEW YORK April 21, 2008 As previously announced, Bravo's Emmy-nominated hit creative competition series "Top Chef" will be returning for a fifth season. Open calls for chefs interested in competing in the high-stakes culinary competition series will be held in cities across the country starting this week. Additional casting information for these series is available at www.BravoTV.com/casting.

"Top Chef" Casting Calls are as follows:

SAN FRANCISCO
Monday, April 21, 10:00 AM 2:00 PM
Postrio Restaurant

LAS VEGAS
Sunday, May 4, 10:00 AM 2:00 PM
Craftsteak MGM Grand Hotel & Casino

NEW YORK UPSTATE
Saturday, May 10, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
The Culinary Institute of America
1946 Campus Dr., Hyde Park, NY

NEW YORK MANHATTAN
Sunday, May 11, 10:00 AM 2:00 PM
The Culinary Institute of America
399 Lafayette St. (at East 4th street)

LOS ANGELES
Monday, May 26, 10:00 AM 2:00 PM
Cicada Restaurant

Take note: You will be required to rock a faux-hawk.