Top Chef 11 may be filmed in New Orleans

The 11th season of Bravo’s competition Top Chef appears to be headed to New Orleans, based on a job posting for crew members. The city previously hosted the finale of the show’s fifth season.

Last Friday, a job posting on Facebook said the show would be filmed there from May to July, but then was quickly deleted, as Eater New Orleans reported.

As Eater points out, this is “Sort of a logical choice considering that New Orleans is chef and recurring Top Chef judge Emeril Lagasse’s home base. Sort of not a logical choice because New Orleans can be a humid hellhole in July.”

The show did film in Texas in the summer, however, so that’s clearly not a concern.

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