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Top Chef Season 16 Contestants Where are they now?

Top Chef Season 16 Contestants Where are they now

Top Chef is a cookery competition reality television show that sees 16 chefs compete to be named the Top Chef after completing a number of challenges to avoid elimination.

The challenges are judged by a panel of professional chefs and culinary, food and drink experts. There was a $200,000 cash prize and the competition was hosted in Kentucky.

Find out what the Top Chef season 16 cast did next after appearing on Top Chef. Top Chef Season 16 contestants where are they now?


Adrienne Wright Adrienne Wright was an Executive Chef from Boston, Massachusetts.

Adrienne was eliminated in Top Chef season 16 episode 13 after her pork dish failed to impress the judges.

After Top Chef, Adrienne returned to her role as executive chef of Boston Urban Hospitality, which runs four restaurants and went into labor in the kitchen on one of her last days before her maternity leave.


Brandon Rosen Brandon Rosen was a Private Chef from San Mateo, California.

Brandon was eliminated in Top Chef season 16 episode 7 after his beef dish failed to impress the judges.

After Top Chef, Brandon returned to his previous role as a Private Chef in Silicon Valley for a private client.


Brian Young Brian Young was a Chef De Cuisine from Boston, Massachussets.

Brian was eliminated in Top Chef season 16 episode 8 after his Porchetta salad was the weakest dish on the losing team.

After Top Chef, Brian did a number of cooking events and opened restaurant The Emory in Boston, where he is Executive Chef.


Brother Luck Brother Luck was a returning contestant and Restaurant Owner from Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Brother was eliminated in Top Chef season 16 episode 6 after his cocktail inspired canape failed to impress the judges.

After Top Chef, Brother returned to the restaurant he owns Four and opened restaurant Lucky Dumpling in Colorado Springs on March 26th 2019.


Caitlin Steininger Caitlin Steininger was a restaurant owner from Cincinnati, Ohio.

Caitlin was eliminated in Top Chef season 16 in episode 1 after her tomato cobbler failed to impress the judges.

After Top Chef, Caitlin returned to the restaurant she owns, CWC and opened a second restaurant Station Family + BBQ in early 2019.


David Viana David Viana was an Executive Chef and partner at Heirloom Kitchen from Asbury Park, New Jersey.

David was eliminated in Top Chef season 16 episode 9 after his musical dish failed to impress the judges.

After Top Chef, David returned to being Executive Chef at Heirloom kitchen and was nominated for a Beard award.


Eddie Konrad Edmund Eddie Konrad was a Chef De Cuisine from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Eddie was eliminated in Top Chef season 16 episode 11 after his boxing inspired dish failed to impress the judges.

After Top Chef, Eddie returned to his position as chef de cuisine at Laurel Restaurant.


Eric Adjepong Eric Adjepong was a chef and owner at Pinch & Plate pop up dining from Washington, DC.

Eric was eliminated in the Top Chef season 16 finale episode 15 and came in third place.

After Top Chef, Eric owns a catering company Pinch & Plate with his wife Janell offering pop up dining experiences, private dining experiences and events. He was named one of People's Sexiest Chef's alive.


Justin Sutherland Justin Sutherland was an Executive Chef and restaurant owner from St. Paul, Minnesota.

Justin was eliminated in Top Chef season 16 episode 12 after his Yellowtail dish failed to impress the judges.

After Top Chef, Justin returned to his restaurant Handsome Hog as Executive chef and he also owns Stillwater's Pearl & the Thief. In December 2018, he was appointed Head of Operations of the Madison Restaurant Group, overseeing a number of restaurants.


Kelsey Barnard Clark Kelsey Barnard Clark was the Top Chef season 16 winner after her 4 course menu impressed the panel.

After Top Chef, Kelsey plans to use the prize money to renovate her restaurant KBC and she hopes to one day open a second restaurant.


Kevin Scharpf Kevin Scharpf was an Executive Chef and Owner at Brazen Open Kitchen & Bar from Dubuque, Iowa.

Kevin was eliminated in Top Chef season 16 episode 3 after his Ricotta dessert with over salted cherries failed to impress the judges.

After Top Chef, Kevin returned to Brazen, the restaurant that he owns.


Michelle Minori Michelle Minori was an Executive Chef from San Francisco, California.

Michelle was eliminated in Top Chef season 16 episode 10 before rejoining the competition in episode 12 as the winner of Last Chance Kitchen. She was eliminated again in episode 14.

After Top Chef, Michelle is working as a restaurant consultant.


Natalie Maronski Natalie Maronski was an Executive Chef from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Natalie was eliminated in Top Chef season 16 episode 2 after her Lemon Curd pie failed to impress the judges.

After Top Chef, Natalie plans to return to the kitchen after taking a break from cooking.


Nini Nguyen Nini Nguyen was an Executive Chef from Brooklyn, New York.

Nini was eliminated in Top Chef season 16 episode 5 after her dessert failed to impress the judges.

After Top Chef, Nini returned to Cook Space teaching culinary classes.


Pablo Lamon Pablo Lamon was a Chef De Cuisine from Miami Beach, Florida.

Pablo was eliminated in Top Chef season 16 episode 5 after his scallops failed to impress and due to his worsening performances.

After Top Chef, Pablo returned to his position as Chef de Cuisine at 27 Restaurant & Bar and is currently Executive Chef at Nativo Kitchen + Bar.


Sara Bradley Sara Bradley was a chef and restaurant owner from Paducah, Kentucky.

Sara was the Top Chef season 16 runner up after her bacon dish let her down despite her strong menu.

After Top Chef, Sara returned to her restaurant freight house and had her first child in June 2019 and is a member of cartel, a local charitable cooking organization.


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