Padma Lakshmi

Padma Parvati Lakshmi Vaidynathan is an Indian American author, activist, model, and television host. She has hosted the cooking competition program Top Chef on Bravo continuously since season 2. For her work, she received a Primetime Emmy nomination for Outstanding Reality Host in 2009.

Guest Appearances

Earwolf Presents: Full Release with Samantha Bee

Earwolf Presents #180September 23, 2021

Looking for the best comedy podcasts? Earwolf Presents showcases our talented hosts and our favorite episodes from the Earwolf universe! Let us surprise you! Here is: Full Release with Samantha Bee. Each week, join Samantha Bee for unscripted, in-depth conversations with the…

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What Are You Cooking Up This Fall? with Padma Lakshmi

Need a palate cleanser? Have we got an episode for you. Padma Lakshmi joins Jonathan to discuss the key to a great grilled cheese, the ingredient that makes her chicken stock sublime, her new children’s book Tomatoes For Neela, and so much…

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Padma Lakshmi

Samantha Bee sits down with Padma Lakshmi to discuss the lasting impact of the pandemic on the restaurant industry, how to look at the immigrant experience through food, why everyone should spend at least a year of their life working in the…

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