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 WarnerTop Senate Intel Dem: Nunes's meeting on WH grounds 'more than suspicious' Sunday shows preview: Aftermath of failed healthcare bill Devin Nunes has jeopardized the oversight role of Congress 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.