How John Sedlar Really Feels About Top Chef Masters

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“I think it can ruin your reputation…I think it can destroy a 35-year career in one program.” — John Rivera Sedlar, on the hazards of participating in Top Chef Masters. The Rivera owner also says his “blood was starting to boil” as the marketing strategy for his new restaurant Playa rolled out while his attentions were on the show. [The Bellingham Herald]