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The First Ever “Top Chef: The Cruise” sets sail

March 11, 2013

This April, Mike Isabella will be joining Top Chef hosts Tom Colicchio and Gail Simmons along with other chef’testants aboard the luxurious Celebrity Constellation. Bravo Media is hosting the April 11-15, 2013 cruise, which sets sail from Miami, with stops in Key West, Florida and Cozumel, Mexico. The float plan includes interactive “Quickfire” cooking challenges, culinary demonstrations, Q&A sessions, Top Chef prepared menus, and a cocktail party. If you are interested in rubbing elbows with Mike, and other stars of the Emmy-winning reality competition, visit It’s sure to be a first class culinary vacation.

Graffiato Hosts Dinner with Chef Angelo Sosa

May 11, 2012

On June 9, Top Chef All-Stars contestant and celebrity chef Angelo Sosa  will visit Graffiato for a special dinner hosted by Chef Mike Isabella. The five-course dinner menu will feature recipes such as scallop banana tartar with jalapeño vinaigrette and grilled duck breast with honey pepper glaze from Chef Sosa’s upcoming book, Flavor Exposed: 100 Global Recipes from Sweet to Salty, Earthy to Spicy. Guests will also have the opportunity to purchase books and have them signed by Chef Sosa.

When: Saturday, June 9 from 5:00pm to 12:00am

Price: $65/person (exclusive of tax and gratuity)

Reservations: Reservations are available online or by calling 202.289.3600.

*If the reservation is made online, please request Chef Sosa’s dinner menu in the notes, as it is not available to order the day of.  

Mike Isabella Competes On Top Chef All-Stars Finale

March 28, 2011

Thanks to all the loyal fans who have watched Chef Isabella compete on Top Chef All-Stars. Please tune in to Bravo at 10:00 pm on Wednesday to watch the finale and learn who will be crowned Top Chef.

Chef Isabella is also scheduled for some national morning show appearances. On Wednesday morning, see him on NBC’s TODAY at 8:50 am.

Photo Credit: Bravo Top Chef

Top Chef All-Stars Premieres Tonight on Bravo

December 1, 2010

Season 8 of Top Chef begins tonight, and if you’re reading this blog you already know that Graffiato’s Top Chef, Mike Isabella, is an all-star contender. Three ways to support Chef Isabella:

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Top Chef All-Stars every Wednesday night at 10:00 pm on Bravo. Recording the show for viewing at a later time is acceptable if you miss an episode.

Chef Isabella and his fellow DC Chef’testants at We The Pizza tonight from 9:00 to 11:00. Ticket sales benefit the non-profit, Freedom Now.

The Top Chef Challenge on Facebook. Chef’testants may be out of the kitchen tonight, but the competition is raging online. Help Chef Isabella earn points because this challenge is just getting started.