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Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain dies in apparent suicide aged 61
08 June, 2018
American celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain has been found dead in his hotel room in France while working on his CNN series on culinary traditions around the world, the network announced Friday.

Renowned chef, bestselling author and multiple Emmy-winning television personality Anthony Bourdain was 61.

CNN confirmed the death, saying in a statement he was found unresponsive Friday morning by friend and chef Eric Ripert, who regularly appears on Bourdain's show "Parts Unknown." The network called it a suicide without providing
any additional details. CNN said Bourdain was in Strasbourg filming an upcoming segment in his series.

Anthony Bourdain was well-known in the US for his Emmy-winning travel show “Parts Unknown,” on CNN. One of the last episodes was dedicated to Georgia.

Over the past fifteen years, Bourdain hosted several TV shows in which he traveled the world sampling dishes and special cooking techniques. According to “The New Yorker”, he travelled to nearly a hundred countries and has filmed two hundred and forty-eight episodes, exploring the food and culture of the places.

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