Padma Parvati Lakshmi (Tamil: பத்மா பார்வதி லட்சுமி, Padmā Pārvathi Lukshmi ?; born September 1, 1970) is an Indian American cookbook author, actress, and model. She has been the host of the US reality television program Top Chef since season two. In 2010, Top Chef was nominated for an Emmy Award and won for Outstanding Reality-Competition Program. read full bio here.
I just saw Padma Lakshmi. She is gorgeous!