Top Chef, literally TV comfort food, is back with a new season featuring returning contestants from the show's previous seasons on Thursday, March 19.

Among the returning players are season 16's Eric Adjepong and Nini NguyenJennifer Carroll from seasons six, eight and 15, Lee Anne Wong from seasons one and 15, Angelo Sosa from seasons seven and eight and Stephanie Cmar from seasons 10 and 11.

Joining Padma Lakshmi, Tom Colicchio and Gail Simmons on Top Chef: All-Stars Los Angeles are a number of famous faces including Ali Wong, Randall Park, Kelly Clarkson, Jon Favreau, Roy Choi and Danny Trejo.

Before diving into the new All-Stars season, take a trip with us back to season 16 when Eric, Sara Bradley and winner Kelsey Barnard Clark told all about what you didn't on TV. 

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Top Chef season 17 premieres Thursday, March 19 at 10 p.m. on Bravo.

(E! and Bravo are both part of the NBCUniversal family.)

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