'Top Chef All-Stars': Bravo confirms cast of fan-favorite season

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The rumors are true. So if the "Top Chef: DC" finale annoyed you as much as it did most everyone else, you'll be pretty thrilled to know that the next season of Bravo's culinary competition is bringing back your favorite alums from the first seven outings.

During the "DC" reunion, in which the case of the stolen pea puree was finally settled (not guilty!), Andy Cohen confirmed that Season 8 will bring the series back to New York for "Top Chef: All Stars."

The cast of 18 alums includes plenty of fan favorites and a few baddies. Let's break them down:

Tiffani Faison, Season 1, San Francisco
Stephen Asprinio, Season 1, San Francisco
Elia Aboumrad, Season 2, Los Angeles
Marcel Vigneron, Season 2, Los Angeles
Casey Thompson, Season 3, Miami
Tre Wilcox, Season 3, Miami
Dale Levitsky, Season 3, Miami
Richard Blais, Season 4, Chicago
Antonia Lofaso, Season 4, Chicago
Dale Talde, Season 4, Chicago
Spike Mendelsohn, Season 4, Chicago
Carla Hall, Season 5, New York
Fabio Viviani, Season 5, New York
Jamie Lauren, Season 5, New York
Michael Isabella, Season 6, Las Vegas
Jennifer Carroll, Season 6, Las Vegas
Angelo Sosa, Season 7, Washington, DC
Tiffany Derry, Season 7, Washington, DC

The new season starts Wesdnesday, Dec. 1 at 10:00 p.m. ET, and, personally, we can't wait. Carla, Fabio, Tiffany and a few others definitely warrant another shot at the "Top Chef" crown.

Who will you be rooting for?

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