Blue Apron, the recipe and fresh ingredient delivery service in the US, announced it is partnering with Bravo Media to give Top Chef fans across the country the unique opportunity to cook the winning dish they have just seen prepared on the series premiere. In Blue Apron's first ever media partnership, it is collaborating with Bravo to bring viewers a taste of the Emmy and James Beard Award-winning culinary competition series Top Chef at home.
Fans can sign-up to receive a version of the winning recipe by visiting www.blueapron.com/topchef immediately after the season premiere debuts on Bravo on October 15th at 10pm ET/PT. Blue Apron will deliver the Top Chef winning recipe, including all the fresh, perfectly-portioned ingredients and step-by-step instructions needed to prepare it, directly to fans' doors the week of October 27th, 2014.
"Blue Apron celebrates lifelong learning in the kitchen, and each week our home chefs explore new recipes, new ingredients and new cooking techniques with our service," said Matt Salzberg, CEO and co-founder of Blue Apron. "This partnership with Bravo allows Blue Apron to bring fans of the show an exciting home cooking experience, delivering them not only the recipe, but also the ingredients needed to cook like a Top Chef."
Returning to the judges table for Top Chef's new season in Boston are head judge Tom Colicchio, judges Gail Simmons, Hugh Acheson and host Padma Lakshmi. For the first time ever, a Top Chef winner is joining the judging panel as Richard Blais (Top Chef All-Stars winner) makes his debut as a recurring judge offering the cheftestants guidance from a chef and a former competitor's point of view. For a sneak peak at season 12, visit http://www.bravotv.com/top-chef/season-12/videos/top-chef-goes-to-boston.