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Gordon Ramsay

Gordon James Ramsay Jr. is a British chef, restaurateur, writer, television personality, food critic, and former footballer. Born in Johnstone, Scotland and raised in Stratford-upon-Avon, England, Ramsay's restaurants have been awarded 16 Michelin stars in total and currently hold a total of 7. His signature restaurant, Restaurant Gordon Ramsay in Chelsea, London, has held three Michelin stars since 2001. First appearing on television in the UK in the late 1990s, by 2004 Ramsay had become one of the best-known and most influential chefs in British popular culture.

TV, Art, Food, Traveling, Business and economy

Anthony Bourdain

Anthony Michael Bourdain was an American celebrity chef, author, travel documentarian, and television personality who starred in programs focusing on the exploration of international culture, cuisine, and the human condition. He was considered one of the most influential chefs in the world.

Food

Bobby Flay

Robert William Flay is an American celebrity chef, restaurateur, and reality television personality. He is the owner and executive chef of several restaurants: Mesa Grill in Las Vegas and the Bahamas; Bar Americain in New York and at Mohegan Sun, Uncasville, Connecticut; Bobby Flay Steak in Atlantic City; Gato in New York, and Bobby's Burger Palace in 19 locations across 11 states.

Food, Business and economy

Salt Bae

Nusret Gökçe, nicknamed Salt Bae, is a Turkish butcher, chef, and restaurateur, who owns Nusr-Et, a chain of steak houses. His technique for preparing meat became an internet sensation.

Food

Paul Hollywood

Paul John Hollywood is an English celebrity chef, best known for being a judge on The Great British Bake Off.

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Duff Goldman

Jeffrey Adam "Duff" Goldman is a pastry chef and television personality. He is the executive chef of the Baltimore-based Charm City Cakes shop which was featured in the Food Network reality television show Ace of Cakes, and his second Los Angeles-based shop Charm City Cakes West, which is featured in Food Network's Duff Till Dawn and "Cake Masters" series. His work has also been featured on the Food Network Challenge, Iron Chef America, Oprah, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and Man v. Food.

TV, Society and lifestyle, Food, Business and economy

Jamie Oliver

James Trevor Oliver is an English chef and restaurateur. His approachable cuisine has seen him front numerous television shows and open many restaurants. Born and raised in Clavering, Essex, he was educated in London before joining Antonio Carluccio's Neal Street restaurant as a pastry chef. While serving as a sous chef at The River Café, he was noticed by Patricia Llewellyn of Optomen and in 1999 the BBC aired his television show, The Naked Chef. This was followed by a first cook book, which became a No. 1 UK bestseller. His television work included a documentary, Jamie's Kitchen, which gained him an invitation from the Prime Minister to visit 10 Downing Street. In June 2003, Oliver became a Member of the Order of the British Empire. In 2005, he opened a campaign, Feed Me Better, to introduce schoolchildren to healthier foods. This was later backed by the government. Soon after came the first branch of a restaurant chain, Jamie's Italian, in Oxford in 2008. His TED Talk won him the 2010 TED Prize.

TV, Food, Business and economy

Ainsley Harriott

Ainsley Harriott is an English chef, television presenter, and entertainer. He is known for his BBC cooking shows Can't Cook, Won't Cook and Ready Steady Cook.

Movies, Art, Food

David Burtka

David Michael Burtka is an American actor and professional chef. He is known for his acting roles in theatre and television shows such as How I Met Your Mother and The Play About the Baby. After his role on How I Met Your Mother, Burtka gained media attention for dating Neil Patrick Harris, whom he later married in 2014.

Food

Buddy Valastro

Bartolo "Buddy" Valastro Jr. is an American celebrity chef, entrepreneur, and reality television personality of Italian heritage. He is the owner of Carlo's Bakery, as well as the face of Buddy V's Ristorante. Valastro is best known as the star of the reality television series Cake Boss, which premiered in April 2009. He has also starred in Kitchen Boss (2011), The Next Great Baker (2010), and Buddy's Bakery Rescue (2013). He had a cameo in the hit movie Bridesmaids; he baked one cupcake in the kitchen baking scene, only showing his hands.

Food

Marcela Valladolid

Marcela Luz Valladolid is an American chef and author. She was the host of the Food Network television series Mexican Made Easy, and a judge the Food Network television series Best Baker in America.

Entertainment, Art, Food, Politics, Business and economy

Clement Freud

Sir Clement Raphael Freud was a British broadcaster, writer, politician and chef.

Food, Business and economy

Emeril Lagasse

Emeril John Lagassé III is an American celebrity chef, restaurateur, television personality, cookbook author, and National Best Recipe award winner for his ‘Turkey and Hot Sausage Chili’ recipe in 2003. He is a regional James Beard Award winner, known for his mastery of Creole and Cajun cuisine and his self-developed "New New Orleans" style.

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Robert Irvine

Robert Paul Irvine is an English celebrity chef and talk show host who has appeared on and hosted a variety of Food Network programs including Dinner: Impossible, Worst Cooks in America, Restaurant: Impossible, A Hero's Welcome, Operation Restaurant, All-Star Academy, Guy's Grocery Games, Chopped: Impossible and Restaurant Express.

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Vicky Lau

Vicky Lau is the head chef of the one Michelin star restaurant Tate Dining Room and Bar in Hong Kong. In 2015, she was named the Best Female Chef in Asia by Asia's 50 Best Restaurants.