The rumor is that Top Chef Masters season 5 is currently being filmed in LA and that chef Jennifer Jasinski, co-owner of Rioja, Bistro Vendome, and Euclid Hall, is among the last five contestants vying for the title. Eater National received the information from that an insider who was present at Los Angeles nightclub The Mayan, where the show was filming. The source confided that he witnessed the filming of an episode likely towards the end of the season and only five chefs were left. Among them, New York chef David Burke and Denver chef Jennifer Jasinski.
The Eater source said the event was attended by about 300 people and that there were servers in luchadores masks running around. He also spotted host Curtis Stone and judge Gail Simmons on the premises.