Top Chef is a competitive cooking show television format that originated with the American TV show Top Chef, which premiered in March 2006. Licensing of the format is handled by NBCUniversal Television Distribution.

International adaptations

Current, previous and upcoming versions of Top Chef include:

Country Local title Host(s) Judges Channel(s) Year(s) aired
 Brazil[1] Top Chef Brasil Felipe Bronze
  • Ailin Aleixo
  • Emmanuel Bassoleil
RecordTV 2019–present
 Canada (in English)[2] Top Chef Canada Thea Andrews (season 1)
Lisa Ray (seasons 2–4)
Eden Grinshpan
Food Network Canada 2011–2014, 2017–present
 Chile[3] Top Chef Julián Elfenbein
  • Carlo Von Mühlenbrock
  • Pamela Fidalgo
  • Ciro Watanabe
TVN 2014
 El Salvador[4] Top Chef El Salvador Marcela Santamaria (season 1–2)
  • Marta Elena García (season 1–2)
  • Jay Bruzon (season 1)
  • Roberto Sartogo (season 1–2)
  • Lorenzo Álvarez (season 2)
TCS 2015–2016
 Finland[5] Top Chef Suomi Pipsa Hurmerinta
  • Pia Kämppi
  • Hans Välimäki
Sub 2011–2013
France France[6]
Belgium Belgium (in French)[6]
Top Chef Stéphane Rotenberg
Sandrine Corman (season 1)
Agathe Lecaron (season 2)
France M6
Belgium RTL-TVI
2010–present
 Germany[7] Top Chef Germany Daniel Boschmann Sat.1 2019
 Greece[8][9] Top Chef Nadia Boule
  • Elias Mamalakis
  • Christophoros Peskias
  • Apostolos Trastelis
  • Herve Pronzato
ANT1 2010
N/A
  • Giorgos Venieris
  • Gkikas Xenakis
  • Asterios Koustoudis
Skai TV 2021
 Indonesia[10] Top Chef Indonesia Farah Quinn SCTV 2013
 Italy[11] Top Chef Italia
  • Annie Féolde
  • Mauro Colagreco
  • Giuliano Baldessari
  • Moreno Cedroni (season 1)
NOVE 2016–2017
 Mexico[12] Top Chef México Ana Claudia Talancón
  • Aquiles Chávez
  • Guillermo González Beristáin
  • Martha Ortíz
  • Juantxo Sánchez
Canal Sony, NBC Universo 2016–present
Middle East and North Africa Middle East and North Africa[13][14][15] Top Chef Siham Tueni (season 1)
Joumana Mrad (season 2)
  • Joe Barza
  • Siham Tueni (season 1)
  • Joumana Mrad (season 2)
LBC
Rotana Masriya
2011–2012
Mona Mosly MBC 1
MBC Masr 2
LBCI
2016–present
 Netherlands[16] Topchef Martijn Krabbé
  • Robert Kranenborg
  • Julius Jaspers
RTL Nederland 2009–2012
 Panama[17] Top Chef Panamá Karen Guerra
Arturo Illueca
  • Charlie Collins
  • Pedro Masoliver
Telemetro 2016–present
 Poland[18][19] Top Chef (season 1–7) Grzegorz Łapanowski
  • Wojciech Modest Amaro
  • Maciej Nowak
  • Ewa Wachowicz
  • Grzegorz Łapanowski (season 3–6)
  • Robert Sowa (season 7)
  • Joseph Seelesto (season 1–2)
Polsat 2013–2016, 2018
Top Chef. Gwiazdy od kuchni (spin-off) Maciej Rock
 Portugal[20] Top Chef Silvia Alberto
  • José Cordeiro
  • Susana Felicidade
  • Ricardo Costa
RTP 1 2012
Romania Romania[20] Top Chef Alina Pușcaș
  • Joseph Hadad
  • Tudor Constantinescu
  • Nicolai Tand
Antena 1 2012
South Africa South Africa (in English)[21] Top Chef South Africa Lorna Maseko SABC 3 2016
 Spain[22] Top Chef
  • Alberto Chicote
  • Susi Díaz
  • Paco Roncero (season 3–4)
  • Angel León (season 1)
  • Yayo Daporta (season 2)
Antena 3 2013–2017
 Sweden[23] Köksmästarna Kanal 5 2014
 Thailand[24] Top Chef Thailand Pitipat Kutragule
  • Willment Leong
  • Suphamongkhon Suppipat
  • Thidid Tadsanakajon
  • Phichaya Uthantam
ONE HD 2017–2019
 Vietnam Top Chef Vietnam: Đầu Bếp Đỉnh[25] Thúy Hạnh HTV7 2014–2015
Top Chef Vietnam: Đầu Bếp Thượng Đỉnh[26] Khả Như

Đại Nghĩa

  • Nguyễn Nam (Episode 1)
  • Trịnh Diễm Vy
  • Jack Lee
  • Dương Huy Khải

Each episode has a guest judge

HTV7 2019

References

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