The Chew revealed exclusively this afternoon (since, you know, they’re all taking orders from Mickey now) that the final judging panel slot on The Taste’s second season has been filled. Nigella Lawson, Anthony Bourdain, and Ludo Lefebvre have all been confirmed as returning to mentor the competition, and joining them, in lieu of the shit-canned Season 1 champ Brian Malarkey, will be none other than Top Chef: Masters Season 2 winner Marcus Samuelsson. Well, at least we’re keeping it all in the Magical Elves family.
Check out the reveal below.
Anthony Bourdain On His ABC Press Blitz: ‘We’re Taking Our Orders From Mickey Now’
Brian Malarkey Reveals He Was Fired from The Taste Because He Lacked ‘Firepower’
The Taste Season Two Judgecast: Ludo In, Malarkey Out
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