Even though it may cost someone a million bucks, a San Francisco writer broke — and MenuPages Chicago confirmed — the overall winner of Bravo’s Top Chef Masters (Do Not click the links if you don’t want to know). GraceAnn Walden, who writes the Yummy Letter’s Scoop column, dropped the bomb last week, and this week has a follow-up including her conversation with a few extremely pissed-off PR people. Apparently the chefs signed a contract agreeing to pay $1 million if they leaked the winner. Walden isn’t giving up her source, but we’ll give up her scoop. Click through the jump to find out who won Top Chef: Masters.
It’s Rick Bayless, of Chicago’s Frontera Grill. Congratulations, Rick, for winning Top chef Masters ahead of schedule.
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