Bravo has announced the line-up of judges and special guests for the upcoming second season of Top Chef Masters. Guest stars and judges will include Mekhi Phifer, The Simpsons creator Matt Groening and star Hank Azaria, Andrew Zimmern (Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern), the cast of Modern Family, US Olympic Swimmer Jason Lezak and Lynne Curtin from Bravo’s Real Housewives of OC among others. Food journalist Kelly Choi returns as host, with restaurant critic Gael Greene, culinary expert James Oseland and food critic Jay Rayner returning to the Critic’s Table. Top Chef judge Gail Simmons will also be a judge this season for the spin-off. The program, produced by Magical Elves, returns for its second season premiere on Wednesday, April 7 at 11 p.m. ET/PT, moving to its regular time period on April 14 at 10 p.m. ET/PT.
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