CNN host and occasional Top Chef judge Anthony Bourdain suggested to Andy Cohen, Bravo's Executive Vice President, that the network give back the $200,000 Louisiana is giving Top Chef. He tweeted: "Dear @BravoAndy Maybe give the 200G back to Louisiana? Would be a nice thing to do." The money came from a recovery fund that oil giant BP set up after 2010's Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Bourdain followed up: "TC is not doing NOLA a favor by shooting there. NOLA does world a favor by existing." Bourdain suggested Bravo send the money to Café Reconcile, a nonprofit restaurant and training center.