How to Watch ‘Top Chef’ Online – Live Stream Season 17

By Gabriela Vatu / March 19, 2020

When it comes to cooking reality competitions, Top Chef is undoubtedly one of the veterans. With a new season coming up, we can't wait to watch Top Chef online, so let's figure out what's the best online platform to do that.

The first time Top Chef aired was back in 2006, and it's still all about culinary experts going through various challenges. There are multiple spins on this series, including Top Chef Junior, and an endless list of international adaptations.

This season will be the 17th, and it will be the second all-star edition in the history of the competition. Padma Lakshmi and Tom Colicchio will be the judges for this season, along with Gail Simmons. You can check the full list of contestants below:

Top Chef Season 17 Contestants

  • Eric Adjepong - Season 16
  • Karen Akunowicz - Season 13
  • Jennifer Carroll - Season 6, 8, 15
  • Stephanie Cmar - Season 10, 11
  • Lisa Fernandes - Season 4
  • Kevin Gillespie - Season 6
  • Gregory Gourdet - Season 12
  • Jamie Lynch - Season 14
  • Brian Malarkey - Season 3
  • Nini Nguyen - Season 16
  • Joe Sasto - Season 15
  • Angelo Sosa - Season 7, 8
  • Bryan Voltaggio - Season 6
  • Lee Anne Wong - Season 1, 15

When and Where to Watch Top Chef Online?

Top Chef: All-Stars L.A. is returning to Bravo on March 19th. The new episodes will run starting at 10 PM.

How Can I Live Stream Top Chef?

Over the years, we've all begun spending more and more time online, reading the news, socializing, keeping up with the latest movies and shows. Now, we can also watch TV online, thanks to the live TV platforms that have been launched recently. When it comes to watching Top Chef on Bravo, you have a few options, including Hulu. This is one of the most popular platforms of its kind, and it comes with a single bundle of networks where you'll find Bravo as well. Start your 7-day free trial of Hulu now!

Beyond the main bundle, there are also a couple of channel packs available, and loads of premium networks. The best part, however, is the fact that you'll also get access to everything available on Hulu's on-demand service. There are a ton of apps you can get, including iOS and Android smartphones and tablets, Apple TV, Fire TV, Android TV, Chromecast Roku, PS4, Xbox One, and more. (Note: Hulu is a service that only works in the United States, so you'll need a VPN if you want to watch from abroad. You can click here to find out more details!)

Here's how you can start your free trial of Hulu:

Other Ways to Watch Top Chef Online

Sling TV - We also have Sling TV on the list of options here. There are three bundles available on Sling, and Bravo is present in two of them: Blue and Orange + Blue. Besides the fact that they are different in their channel lineup and price, they also differ when it comes to the maximum number of simultaneous streams permitted. Blue subscribers can enjoy three streams at the same time, while Orange + Blue subscribers get four of them. Start your Sling TV subscription with a discount! There are a ton of channel packs you can add to your account, as well as loads of premium networks, so check those out too.

fuboTV - fuboTV is also an option for those who want to watch Top Chef. This one has a single bundle of networks, and you'll find Bravo in there. Start your 7-day free trial on fuboTV now! There are loads of channel packs and several premium networks you can get if you feel the need for a more diverse collection.

How Can I Watch Top Chef When Traveling Outside of the US?

Those who travel often may already be aware of this, but we'll say it either way: live TV platforms and streaming services are geo-blocked. It happens because all of these have contracts that only permit them to stream content in the USA. Either way, you're going to need help when you go abroad because you'll simply get blocked and won't be able to keep up with Top Chef. You can do this by changing your IP address with a VPN, so you appear to be in the US. We can recommend you use ExpressVPN, which is an excellent app, with thousands of servers and some great privacy features.

Here's how you can use ExpressVPN to watch Top Chef:

Can I Watch Top Chef Live on the Network's Website?

Unfortunately, there's no live stream on the Bravo website, so you'll have to stick to the live TV services we already discussed if you want to watch Top Chef live.

Can I Binge-Watch Top Chef?

You most certainly can do that! There are a ton of Top Chef seasons available, and you can find those over on the Bravo website, and you can also binge-watch on Hulu. You can check either of those out whenever you want to enjoy previous seasons or the new episodes.

Can I Purchase Top Chef Episodes?

Yes! Top Chef episodes and seasons are available to buy from various platforms we're sure you've visited a time or two - Google Play, YouTube, iTunes, Microsoft Store, Amazon Prime, or Vudu. Make sure you check them all out in case they have discounts available, so you can save some money.

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