Anthony Michael Bourdain is an American chef, author, and television personality.
A chef is a highly trained and skilled professional cook who is proficient in all aspects of food preparation of a particular cuisine.
Anthony Bourdain No Reservations S08E09 Austin by Aaron Franklin
He is 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.
The Culinary Institute of America is an American private not-for-profit college specializing in culinary and baking and pastry arts education.
Brasserie Les Halles is a French brasserie style restaurant located on 15 John Street in Manhattan in New York City.
Chef de cuisine or executive chef is the main chef in a restaurant.
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Although Bourdain is no longer employed as a chef, he maintains a relationship with Les Halles in New York.
He became widely known for his 2000 book Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly.
Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly is a New York Times bestselling non-fiction book written by American chef Anthony Bourdain.
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.
Food Network is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is owned by Television Food Network, G.P., a joint venture between Scripps Networks Interactive and the Tribune Cable Ventures Inc..
In 2005 he began hosting the Travel Channel's culinary and cultural adventure programs Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations and The Layover.
Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations is an American travel and food show that airs on the Travel Channel; it also airs on the Discovery Travel & Living channel around the world.
In 2013, he switched to CNN to host Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown.
The Cable News Network is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is owned by the Turner Broadcasting System division of Time Warner.
Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown is an American travel and food show on CNN which premiered on April 14, 2013.