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The Astoundingly Comprehensive Guide to EVERY SINGLE Top Chef Contestant

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With Top Chef Masters returning on Wed, July 24th, we decided to compile a list of all the restaurants opened (and shuttered) by the original show's cheftestants from seasons 1-10, and provide updates on what they're up to now. Pack your knives and go... look at how brutal the restaurant business can be!

SEASON ONE

Ken Lee
Restaurants Opened: None
What's He Up to Now? Wikipedia says he lives in LA. He has no social media presence. See what happens when you're the first chef to get kicked off?!?

Cynthia Sestito
Restaurants Opened: None
What's She Up to Now? Her bio says she's Jay-Z and Beyoncé's personal chef. It does not sound like it's a hard knock life for her, and it seems like she's dangerously in love with her job! Those are songs.

Brian Hill
Restaurants Opened: None
What's He Up to Now? Regretting coming back to coach the Orlando Magic. JK! The 411 on Brian is that he's Mary J. Blige's personal chef. That is another song.

Candice Kumai
Restaurants Opened: None
What's She Up to Now? She keeps busy judging Iron Chef America, and writes for Shape Magazine and Men's Fitness.

Lisa Parks
Restaurants Opened: None
What's She Up to Now? She appears to be making a living holding cooking classes, and wrote a book called If You Wanna Get a Man, Learn How to Cook Book. It's available for the Kindle. No word on if there will be a sequel called How to Get Your Man to Lose Weight Book.

Andrea Beaman
Restaurants Opened: None
What's She Up to Now? Beaman is way into cooking healthy, and has her own show called Fed UP!.

Miguel Morales
Restaurants Opened: None
What's He Up to Now? He updates his Facebook page every few months, but it does not reveal his current employment. It does, however, reveal that on Dec 8th, 2012, he wanted everyone to have a "Happy Hanukkah!!!!!".

This is just the tiny tip of a very huge iceberg. Get updates on EVERY SINGLE CONTESTANT from EVERY SINGLE season in the full story on Thrillist.com!