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Groupon Moves Into TV Land, Does Deals With Top Chefs, a website that offers local daily deals through group coupons, is teaming up with restaurants owned by Top Chef contestants from the show on the Bravo TV network.

From August 4 through August 8, Groupon subscribers will receive featured deals for the restaurants if users are based in the vicinity — Washington, D.C.; Miami, Fla.; Atlanta, Ga.; and Culver City and San Francisco, Calif.

The deals include an $86 dollar cooking class that would normally be offered for $172, and a $30 deal for $60 worth of food and drink. The Groupon deals will require an average of 250 people to sign up for the offer before it becomes valid. These will be the only featured deals of the day in each respective market, though some chefs have also sponsored a different “side deal,” viewable on the right side of the Groupon page.

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