Padma Lakshmi Now Promoting Hardee’s Eick February 26, 2009 Advertising, Burgers, Fast Food, Top Chef 15 Comments Update: You can view Padma’s seductive new commercial HERE. Specifically, she’ll be promoting the Bacon Western Thickburger in a new commercial. She joinsÂ Head Judge Tom Colicchio, who recently stared in an ad for Diet Coke, in the world of junk food promotion.Â People Magazine has obtained an image from the new ad which is slated to start running in March. Via Amuse-Biatch and Grub Street. The following two tabs change content below.BioLatest Posts Eick Latest posts by Eick (see all) Surge Wins Discontinued Foods Bracket! - April 12, 2013 Discontinued Foods Bracket FINAL VOTE: Surge vs. Planter’s Cheez Balls - April 10, 2013 Discontinued Foods Bracket Final Four! Surge vs. Ecto Cooler - April 8, 2013 15 Responses dhess February 26th, 2009 WOW!!! I am all about buying a Hardees burger now. Do you think Top Chef judge’s contracts have requirements to advertise for junk food? Most likely. Reply Brian February 26th, 2009 The Hardee’s mention threw me off. Around here they’re known as Carls Jr. How about a burger shot, Ms. Lakshmi? Reply Zac February 26th, 2009 I can’t believe she would actually eat one of their burgers without being paid Reply Kali February 27th, 2009 This tickles me no end. Padma Lakshmi promoting a juicy greasy hamburger? Well, now, there wouldn’t be a reason she’d be so interested in getting one now, is there? ;p Reply stm March 2nd, 2009 So what should we think now every time she cringes on top chef? Is the food worse than Hardee’s or she just faking it? Reply Laughing Jesus March 27th, 2009 LOL+ROTFL+OMG+TTYL. Whateva. (Liam Lynch) Reply flo April 16th, 2009 what don’t we go all the way and get a good squirrel shot in for all the 10 year olds. Reply Seth April 18th, 2009 Great! Great burgers, top chef judge… you know they’re good after that! Reply Daniel October 29th, 2011 She just gave me a Hardee Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Name* Email* Website Comment Current day month ye@r * Leave this field empty * Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.