Overview of the Best New Restaurant Series on Bravo
Best New Restaurant is a reality TV culinary competition series on the Bravo network. Renowned chef Tom Colicchio travels to restaurants across the United States as both host and judge.
The show features 16 new restaurants that compete with one another in a series of challenges. The challenges are judged based on a number of factors, including the restaurant’s decor, the food that is served, the overall concept, etc.
The winner of the show receives an editorial feature in Bon Appétit, a featured spot at America’s number one global food festival, Vegas Uncork’d and $100,000 in cash.
Following is a list of the primary cast members for the show. Click on the cast member name for more detailed information.
- Tom Colicchio, Host and Judge
- Maggie Nemser, Judge
- Jeffrey Zurofsky, Judge
List of Episodes
Best New Restaurant ran for one season with a total of eleven episodes.
- E1 – Italian Cuisine – Two Italian restaurants compete against one another in a series of challenges, Doma of Beverly Hills, California, and Dolce Italian of South Beach, Miami.
- Shared Plates
- New Service Concepts
- Operated by Couples
- Battle of the Burger
- European Inspired
- Fast Casual Dining
- Seasonal Menus
- Semifinal Round 1
- Semifinal Round 2
- Season Finale”
Executive Producers and Production Company
The show is produced by the production company One Potato Two Potato. The executive producers are Tom Colicchio, Gordon Ramsay, Elizabeth Cook, Nicola Moody, Pat Llewellyn, and Ben Adler.
For more information about series, visit one of the show’s official websites:
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