‘Top Chef Junior’ Is Back for Season Two with 12 Talented Young Chefs

Vanessa Lachey returns as host of “Top Chef Junior,” and Chef Curtis Stone is back as the head judge. Twelve new young chefs from around the country will compete for the coveted title and a $50,000 prize. Tune in Saturday, September 8, at 6 p.m. ET, on Universal Kids. You can also say “Top Chef Junior” into your X1 Voice Remote to catch up on Season One.

Learn more about this season’s contestants.

Watch Vanessa and Curtis talk about what they’ve found most surprising about working with kids and who first taught them how to cook.