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In Memory of
Anthony Bourdain
June 25, 1956 - June 8, 2018

American Chef, Author, Television Personality

Born: Jun. 25, 1956
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Death: Jan. 8, 2018
City of Paris
Île-de-France, France

American Chef, Author, and Television Personality. He was noted by popular sources as one of the most influential chefs in the world. Bourdain was a 1978 graduate of the Culinary Institute of America and a veteran of numerous professional kitchens, including many years as executive chef at Brasserie Les Halles. He first became known for his 2000 book Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly. His first food and world-travel television show was A Cook's Tour, which ran for 35 episodes on the Food Network from 2002 through 2003. In 2005 he began hosting the Travel Channel's culinary and cultural adventure programs Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations (2005–2012) and The Layover (2011–2013). In 2013, he switched to CNN to host Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown. Though best known for his culinary achievements and television presentations, along with several books on food and cooking and travel adventures, Bourdain's lesser-known writings include both fiction and historical nonfiction. (bio courtesy of: Wikipedia)