Life After Top Chef
Top Chef alumni featured on the show
StarringRichard Blais
Fabio Viviani
Spike Mendelsohn
Jennifer Carroll
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes8
Executive producersDan Cutforth
Jane Lipsitz
Nan Strait
Casey Criley
Running time45 minutes
Production companyMagical Elves Productions
Original networkBravo
Original releaseOctober 3 (2012-10-03) –
November 28, 2012 (2012-11-28)

Life After Top Chef is an American reality television series that aired on the Bravo television network. It premiered on October 3, 2012.[1]


The series follows former Top Chef contestants Richard Blais (Top Chef: Chicago, Top Chef: All-Stars), Jen Carroll (Top Chef: Las Vegas, Top Chef: All-Stars), Spike Mendelsohn (Top Chef: Chicago, Top Chef: All-Stars), and Fabio Viviani (Top Chef: New York, Top Chef: All-Stars) as they pursue their post-Top Chef professional endeavors and provides insight into the chefs' private lives.[2]



No.TitleOriginal air date
1"Cook Your Aspen Off"October 3, 2012 (2012-10-03)
2"No Food Deed Goes Unpunished"October 10, 2012 (2012-10-10)
3"Duck Hearts and French Baguettes"October 17, 2012 (2012-10-17)
4"Shear Today, Gone to Marrow"October 24, 2012 (2012-10-24)
5"Good Shuck With That"November 7, 2012 (2012-11-07)
6"Mt. Viviani Erupts"November 14, 2012 (2012-11-14)
7"Let's Do Launch"November 21, 2012 (2012-11-21)
8"First Lady's Choice"November 28, 2012 (2012-11-28)
Note: Michelle Obama guest stars in this episode.


  1. ^ "Life After Top Chef : Cook Your Aspen Off". Retrieved November 11, 2012.
  2. ^ "Season 1 Overview". Archived from the original on 30 October 2012. Retrieved 26 October 2012.