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Anthony Bourdain

Anthony Michael Bourdain was an American celebrity chef, author, and travel documentarian, who starred in programs focusing on the exploration of international culture, cuisine, and the human condition. Bourdain was a 1978 graduate of The Culinary Institute of America and a veteran of a number of professional kitchens during his career, which included many years spent as an executive chef at Brasserie Les Halles in Manhattan. He first became known for his bestselling book Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly (2000).
  • facts 

  • Personal 

  • Writing 

  • ''Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly'' 

  • ''Medium Raw: A Bloody Valentine to the World of Food and the People Who Cook'' 

  • ''A Cook's Tour'' 

  • ''The Nasty Bits'' 

  • ''Typhoid Mary: An Urban Historical'' 

  • ''No Reservations: Around the World on an Empty Stomach'' 

  • As series host 

  • ''A Cook's Tour'' (2002–2003) 

  • ''No Reservations'' (2005–2012) 

  • ''The Layover'' (2011–2013) 

  • ''Parts Unknown'' (2013–2018) 

  • ''The Mind of a Chef'' 

  • ''The Taste'' 

  • ''Top Chef'' 

  • ''Miami Ink'' 

  • Publishing 

  • Film 

  • Public persona 

  • Death 

  • Reactions and tributes 

  • Interests and advocacy