"Top Chef," travels to Charleston, South Carolina, as the kitchen heats up for Season 14! To spice things up, some intriguing ingredients have been added to the mix this season. Eight former contestants, who have yet to win the sought-after title, return to face off against eight new renowned chefs from around the country. While the returning chefs attempt to redeem themselves, the new contestants are determined to spoil their second chances. Host Padma Lakshmi returns along with judges Tom Colicchio and Gail Simmons. Former"Top Chef Masters" contestant, Graham Elliot, joins the series as a new judge.