Reality television has taken the world by storm. From singing to surviving harsh environments, we have seen it all. However, when it comes to the culinary world, Top chef truly holds the top spot. A crowned jewel in the world of reality television, this American reality TV show aired on March 2006 and has since been renewed for 17 seasons with a total of 260 episodes. Each 42-minute-long episodes showcases chefs competing against each other in culinary challenges. The dishes cooked by extraordinarily talented chefs are judged by a panel of experts who are either professional chefs or have earned a name in the world of food.
What’s the show?
The premise of the show is based on the fact that each participant cooks a dish based on the theme of the episode. A panel of judges rates the dishes, and based on that judgement, one contestant is eliminated per episode till a winner is declared. The show mostly begins with twelve to nineteen professional chefs. The chefs are required to put up in the accommodation provided by the producers of the show. Each episode consists of two challenges – a quickfire challenge and an elimination challenge. The winner of the quickfire challenge is usually granted immunity from the elimination. The loser of the elimination challenge is asked to leave the competition. The show is widely viewed throughout the world. If you aspired to take part in the show, here is how you can apply for Top Chef.
You must match the criteria
If at all you wish to apply, you need to carry a valid identity card. You will be asked to produce proof of citizenship. What is more, is the fact that you need to be at least 21 years old as of June 1, 2020. The applicants also need to keep a resume handy as you will have to attach it to your registration form. A government-approved proof of age and nationality is also required.
To fill out your application form, you will have to log on to the official Top Chef website. After filling in your date of birth, an application form will appear on the screen. You will need to answer a total of 126 questions. The questions are mostly about you, interests, educational background, references etc. After filling in the form, you will be asked to attach specific legal documents required to validate and authenticate your identity. Take clean pictures of all the documents mentioned in the application form, and upload the same on the website as proof. You will need to be meticulous, both while answering the questions and reading the terms and conditions. Hit the ‘Submit’ once you are good to go! If you cut through, the Top Chef team will contact you with further instructions.