Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and a handful of other Washington celebrities will appear on next season's "Top Chef," Bravo announced today.

This season's competition takes place in Washington, and Bravo says "it's only natural" that DC pols would make an appearance.

Besides Pelosi, Rep. Aaron Schock (R-Ill.), Sen. Mark WarnerMark Robert WarnerOvernight Cybersecurity: Equifax hit by earlier hack | What to know about Kaspersky controversy | Officials review EU-US privacy pact Overnight Tech: Equifax hit by earlier undisclosed hack | Facebook takes heat over Russian ads | Alt-right Twitter rival may lose domain Facebook under fire over Russian ads in election MORE (D-Va.), CIA Director Leon Panetta, MSNBC's Joe Scarborough and NBC's Savannah Guthrie will make appearances.

The season begins airing June 16.