Chicago's Rick Bayless is the Top Chef Master. We knew him way back when!
Now that Rick Bayless has been crowned Top Chef Master, his public profile is higher than it's ever been before (desipte being a repeat James Beard award winner and having his own PBS program). Well, if you follow the station closely, you know that we've known the chef for a long time. Here's an incomplete list of Chef Bayless' appearances on WBEZ: