Season 2 cast of cheftestants unveiled here

Interesting assortment: not as provincially representative as the first season, but a ton of talent with lots of big names in their backgrounds.
Who’ll be the “bad guy”? Who’s the “dark horse”? Who’s the “crack under pressure” one? Who thinks overuse of quotation marks is annoying?
Meet me back here March 12 for the recaps; in the meantime, why not let me know who your early favourites are?