We are shocked, heartbroken and saddened to report the untimely death of celebrity chef, author and world traveler Anthony Bourdain. He was 61.
Bourdain mostly known for his popular television show Parts Unknown. The unique and eclectic chef was found by to be unresponsive in his hotel room in France. The cause of death is reportedly an apparent suicide.
Bourdain’s extraordinary culinary talents and unique vision of worldly cuisine will most certainly be missed in the culinary profession as well as in the small screen.
EarHustle411 and the writing staff sends our condolences and prayers to the family, friends and fans of Anthony Bourdain. We pray Anthony’s and love of togetherness giving spirit dwells in each of them and may The Creator of all things give them peace at this time of bereavement.
Read more as reported by the Chicago Tribune:
Television personality, author and celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain has been found dead at age 61, his network CNN reported Friday morning.
The Emmy-winning television host of “Parts Unknown” was found unresponsive in his France hotel room Friday morning local time in an apparent suicide, CNN said.
“It is with extraordinary sadness we can confirm the death of our friend and colleague, Anthony Bourdain,” the network said. “His love of great adventure, new friends, fine food and drink and the remarkable stories of the world made him a unique storyteller. His talents never ceased to amaze us and we will miss him very much. Our thoughts and prayers are with his daughter and family at this incredibly difficult time.”
His close friend and award-winning chef Eric Ripert found Bourdain unresponsive in his hotel room, CNN says.
Bourdain, perhaps most widely known for his travel shows that blended food, culture and history, first rose to fame with the publication of a New Yorker article, later turned into a book titled “Kitchen Confidential,” that dished on the unseemly nature of Manhattan restaurant kitchens.
Source: Chicago Tribune