11/02/2011 09:42 am ET Updated Jan 02, 2012

Josh Ozersky: Why 'Top Chef' Is Ruining Cooking

I love Top Chef. I will watch it every Wednesday. The 29 cheftestants in the new season, if they’re like the ones in every other season, will be diverse and range from annoying to likably annoying. The new twists and gimmicks will no doubt make for entertaining television. Nonetheless, I am more convinced than ever that Top Chef is bad for gastronomy.


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