NBC Universo Reveals Details for Top Chef Mexico


MIAMI: U.S. Hispanic channel NBC Universo is due to debut the first season of Top Chef Mexico, hosted by actress Ana Claudia Talancón, in mid-February.

Based on Bravo’s hit franchise, Top Chef Mexico is slated to begin airing on NBC Universo on February 18 at 9 p.m. The 13-episode local version of the culinary competition series, produced by Cinemateli Content, will see 16 contestants compete for the chance to win a cash prize and be featured in Travel & Leisure Mexico magazine. The chefs will be judged by food experts Guillermo González Beristain, Aquiles Cháves, Juantxo Sánchez and Martha Ortíz.

Talancón commented: “I am proud to be part of this exquisite project that shows Mexico in a better light. Top Chef Mexico showcases our culture, our traditions and the love we have for Mexican cuisine. Viewers will be delighted with the contestants’ talent, professionalism, their passion, and will get to know first-class chefs.”