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Gordon Ramsay

Gordon James Ramsay is a British chef, restaurateur, writer, television personality and food critic. He was born in Johnstone, Scotland, and raised in Stratford-upon-Avon, England. His restaurants have been awarded 16 Michelin stars in total and currently hold a total of seven. His signature restaurant, Restaurant Gordon Ramsay in Chelsea, London, has held three Michelin stars since 2001. Appearing on the British television miniseries Boiling Point in 1998, by 2004 Ramsay had become one of the best-known and most influential chefs in the UK.

TV, Art, Food, Traveling, Business and economy

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.

TV, Food, Business and economy

George Calombaris

George Dimitrios Calombaris is an Australian chef and restaurateur of Greek heritage. Calombaris is one of the judges of the Network Ten series MasterChef Australia. Prior to his role on MasterChef Australia, Calombaris appeared regularly on the daytime Network Ten cooking show Ready Steady Cook. He owns several restaurants in Melbourne. His flagship restaurant, The Press Club, was awarded The Age Good Food Guide "Best New Restaurant 2008" with Calombaris named "Chef of the Year 2008". Calombaris draws on his Greek, Cypriot and Italian heritage for inspiration.

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.

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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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Kylie Kwong

Kylie Kwong is a Chinese-Australian television chef, author, television presenter and restaurateur.

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 Nassau; Bar Americain in New York and at Mohegan Sun; Bobby Flay Steak in Atlantic City; Gato in New York, and Bobby's Burger Palace in 19 locations across 11 states.

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Jamie Oliver

James Trevor Oliver is a British chef and restaurateur. He is known for his approachable cuisine, which has led him to 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 Prime Minister Tony Blair to visit 10 Downing Street.

TV, Food, Business and economy

Paul Hollywood

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

Food

Angela Hartnett

Angela Hartnett, MBE is an English chef. A protégé of Gordon Ramsay who was made famous by her appearances on British television, she was Chef-Patron at Angela Hartnett at The Connaught in London. Currently, she is Chef Patron for Murano restaurant, Cafe Murano in St James's and Covent Garden, Cucina Angelina in Courchevel (France) and joint owner of Merchant's Tavern in Shoreditch.

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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.

Food

Marcus Wareing

Marcus Wareing is an English celebrity chef who is currently Chef Patron of the two-Michelin-starred restaurant Marcus, in Knightsbridge. As a restaurateur he also runs The Gilbert Scott at the St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel, and his West End restaurant, Tredwells, in Seven Dials.

Food

James Martin (chef)

James Martin is a British chef and television presenter, best known for his television work with the BBC and ITV.

Food, Business and economy

Roy Choi

Roy Choi, is a Korean American chef who gained prominence as the creator of the gourmet Korean taco truck, Kogi. He is a chef who is celebrated for "food that isn't fancy" and is known as one of the founders of the gourmet food truck movement.

Movies, Art, Food

Poh Ling Yeow

Poh Ling Yeow is a Malaysian-born Australian artist, actress and chef.