Since 2006, Top Chef has been finding the most talented chefs in the world and having them compete for the title of Top Chef.
The reality cooking competition, hosted by Padma Lakshmi, and judged by Tom Colicchio and his very famous chef friends, the show definitely brings the heat.
Fans of the show can experience the talents of the Top Chef winners first-hand by making a trip to their famous restaurants, which are all over the United States.
So, if you want to be the ultimate foodie and make a Top Chef road trip, we have a complete list of winners from Season 1 to now and where you can find them in the kitchen.
Season 1 — Harold Dieterle
The first winner of Top Chef Harold Dieterle beat out Tiffani Faison for the title.
Top Chef City: San Francisco
Restaurant: Ten Hope, Williamsburg, New York (warning: the restaurant is temporarily closed).
Season 2 — Ilan Hall
In 2007, Chef Ilan Hall was named the winner of the Bravo series, beating out Marcel Vigneron and fan favorite Sam Talbot.
Top Chef City: Los Angeles
Restaurant: Ramen Hood, Los Angeles, Calif.
Season 3 — Hung Huynh
The Vietnamese-born chef won Season 3 of Top Chef.
Top Chef City: Miami
Restaurant: Bang Bang Noodle Co., Orlando, Fla. (opening soon!)
Season 4 — Stephanie Izard
Season 4 winner Stephanie Izard has opened several restaurants since her 2008 win.
Top Chef City: Chicago
Season 5 — Hosea Rosenberg
Season 5 was stacked but Hosea Rosenberg came out on top, out-cooking chefs such as Carla Hall, Fabio Viviani, and Stefan Richter.
Top Chef City: New York
Season 6 — Michael Voltaggio
Michael Voltaggio beat out his brother Bryan for the title of Top Chef — but the siblings are still working together when it comes to their restaurant empire.
Top Chef City: Las Vegas
Season 7 — Kevin Sbraga
In 2010, Kevin Sbraga was named Top Chef — and a decade later he is still cooking up a storm.
Top Chef City: Washington D.C.
Restaurant: Sonny & Sons, Riverdale Park, Md.
Season 8 — Richard Blais
While he didn't take the title when he first competed in Season 4, he came out on top during Season 8's All-Stars season.
Top Chef City: New York City, Bahamas
Season 9 — Paul Qui
Everything is bigger in Texas, including Season 9 of Top Chef, which took place in the Lone Star State and crowned Paul Qui as the winner.
Top Chef City: Texas
Restaurant: Pao by Paul Qui (Miami Beach, Fla.)
Season 10 — Kristen Kish
You can catch Season 10's winner Kristen Kish hosting Iron Chef and Fast Foodies – when she is not working at her Austin-based restaurant.
Top Chef City: Seattle
Restaurant: Arlo Grey (Austin, Texas)
Season 11 — Nicholas Elmi
Nicholas Elmi's French cooking skills got him the title of Top Chef — and inspired his first restaurant, Laurel.
Top Chef City: New Orleans
Season 12 — Mei Lin
After winning Season 12 of Top Chef — and before opening her first restaurant — Mei Lin was Oprah Winfrey's personal chef!
Top Chef City: Boston
Restaurant: Daybird, Los Angeles, California
Season 13 — Jeremy Ford
Originally from Florida, Jeremy Ford won Season 13 of Top Chef which took place in several cities across California including San Francisco, Los Angeles, and San Diego.
Top Chef City: California
Restaurant: Stubborn Seed, Miami Beach, Fla.
Season 14 — Brooke Williamson
Brooke Williamson has become a household name following her Top Chef win thanks to her many Food Network appearances on shows such as Guy's Grocery Games and BBQ Brawl.
Top Chef City: Charleston
Season 15 — Joe Flamm
Following his Top Chef win in 2018, Joe was named the Culinary Director for Sancerre Hospitality in Chicago.
Top Chef City: Colorado
Restaurant: Rose Mary, Chicago, Ill.
Season 16 — Kelsey Barnard Clark
Kelsey Barnard Clark won Top Chef and was also voted Fan Favorite by viewers in Season 16.
Top Chef City: Kentucky
Restaurant: Eat KBC, Dotha, Ala.
Season 17 — Melissa King
After placing fourth in Season 12 of Top Chef, Melissa returned for Season 17's All-Stars season and beat Bryan Voltaggio and Stephanie Cmar.
Top Chef City: Los Angeles
Restaurant: Melissa does not have her own restaurant, but she does have her own line of sauces!
Season 18 — Gabe Erales
Gabe Erales' Season 18 win was marred by controversy (he was accused of sexual harassment and fired from his executive chef position at Comedor).
Top Chef City: Portland
Restaurant: Bacalar (opening soon)
Season 19 — Buddha Lo
Buddha didn't waste any time after his Season 19 win to get right back into the Top Chef game, as he is also appearing in Season 20 of the Bravo series.
Top Chef City: Houston
Season 20 — TBD
We have yet to find out the winner of Season 20 but the cast of World All-Stars is full of fan favorites from around the globe, including Dawn Burrell, Buddha Lo, and Sara Bradley.
Top Chef City: London