Best New Restaurant
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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 who 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 App├ętit, a featured spot at America’s number one global food festival, Vegas Uncork’d and $100,000 in cash.

Cast Overview

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.

Season 1

  1. Italian Cuisine
  2. Shared Plates
  3. New Service Concepts
  4. Operated by Couples
  5. Battle of the Burger
  6. European Inspired
  7. Fast Casual Dining
  8. Seasonal Menus
  9. Semifinal Round 1
  10. Semifinal Round 2
  11. Season Finale”

Executive Producers and Production Company

The show is produced by production company One Potato Two Potato. The executive producers are Tom Colicchio, Gordon Ramsay, Elizabeth Cook, Nicola Moody, Pat Llewellyn and Ben Adler.

More Information

For more information about series, visit one of the show’s official websites:

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