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 WarnerVirginia Dems want answers on alleged detention center abuse Wray defends FBI after 'sobering' watchdog report Top Dems: IG report shows Comey's actions helped Trump win 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.