'Top Chef: Seattle': Wolfgang Puck talks joining the judges' table

The tenth season of Bravo's "Top Chef" has a new location -- Seattle -- and a new judge: restaurant mogul Wolfgang Puck.The Austrian-born cooking icon has been a guest judge in previous seasons, but now he's landed a permanent spot in the judges table rotation alongside Tom Colicchio, Gail Simmons, Hugh Acheson and Emeril Lagasse. (And don't worry, Padma Lakshmi is still the host.)"Top Chef: Seattle" promises a "back to basics" season that will test the cheftestants' mastery of "primary skills." As Puck explains, to win this year, not only do you need to be an excellent and inventive chef -- you better know how to cook an omelet...Here are five things we learned from a conference call with Puck promoting the new season:On why he wanted to be a "Top Chef" judge...Wolfgang Puck: "I think it makes it easy for me because I don't really have to cook, you know, I just have to...


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