January 5, 2015
About the Series
Bravo's newest culinary competition series Best New Restaurant premieres Wednesday, January 21 at 10p ET/PT. The show features chef, restaurateur, and Top Chef head judge Tom Colicchio as he dines across America in the hunt for the best new restaurant. Joining Colicchio as judges are co-hosts Maggie Nemser (CEO and editor-in-chief, BlackboardEats) and Jeffrey Zurofsky (co-founder and partner, ’wichcraft). Also awesome: Bon Appétit's editor in chief Adam Rapoport and the restaurant and drinks editor Andrew Knowlton will appear as resident experts on the show. The winning restaurant will receive a featured spot in Bon Appetit, a spot at the Vegas Uncork'd food festival, and $100,000. Here are all the restaurants:
Chef Mat Clouser and pastry chef Callie Speer are creating small plates and sweets that defy classification.