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 WarnerTrump: Everyone agrees the president has 'complete power to pardon' Susan Rice met with Senate Intelligence Committee as part of Russia probe Dem senator: Pardoning targets of Russia probe would be 'crossing a fundamental line' 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.