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See two Bravo ‘Top Chef’ contestants compete Wednesday in a live cook-off

Post by Sue Kidd / The News Tribune on June 11, 2012 at 11:16 am | No Comments »
June 11, 2012 11:19 am

This just in my inbox: Two contestants from the Bravo television show “Top Chef” will compete in three live cook-offs Wednesday June 13 at the Federal Way Pavilions Centre. According to the release, contestants Ariane Duarte from Season 5 and Ashley Fulk from Season 6 will compete.

Here are details from producers:

WHAT: Bravo hits the road again with a customized “Top Chef” 18-wheeler semi-truck destined for Seattle, in partnership with Comcast, as part of the network’s highly-anticipated fifth annual “Top Chef: The Tour.” The 15-city tour brings the Emmy and James Beard Award-winning, No. 1 food show on cable to fans and foodies nationwide. Back by popular demand, the tour will feature a quick-fire show-down between two former Chef’testants who will compete in a live, interactive cook-off in front of “Top Chef” fans with a panel of local judges and audience members.

The free event, taking place at The Pavilions Centre in Federal Way, offers fans the unique opportunity to meet and greet the Chef’testants they’ve come to know and root for, hear “Top Chef” show “secrets,” and, for the first time ever, step into the judges shoes and rate their favorite Chef’testants’ food. Guests will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of on-site activities, including: a “Top Chef”-themed Cornhole Toss; Tip the Scale, where fans will be tasked with putting items in order of weight; and a “Top Chef” Horseshoe Toss. Attendees will also have the chance to win prizes in an affiliate-sponsored challenge, presented locally by Comcast. Additionally, visitors can purchase Bravo and “Top Chef” merchandise on-site. For more information, visit

WHO: Bravo’s “Top Chef” Chef’testants Ariane Duarte (Season 5) and Ashley Fulk (Season 6).

WHEN: Wednesday, June 13: Three live competitive and mouth-watering interactive shows are open to the public at 10:30 AM, 12:00 PM & 1:30 PM.

WHERE: The Pavilions Centre, 31433 Pacific Highway South, Federal Way, WA. The “Top Chef” truck will be located in the Parking Lot between the Xfinity Service Center and Petco.

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