|Anthony Bourdain Real Name / Anthony Bourdain Full Name|
|Anthony Bourdain Net Worth 2020||$16 million USD|
|Anthony Bourdain Birthday (Year-Month-Day)||1956-6-25|
|Anthony Bourdain Nationality|
|Anthony Bourdain Occupation|
|Anthony Bourdain Height||1.93 m or 6 ft 4 inches|
|Anthony Bourdain Weight||86 kg or 190 pounds|
|Anthony Bourdain Marital Status|
|Anthony Bourdain Ethnicity|
|Anthony Bourdain Education|
|Anthony Bourdain Kids||1|
|Anthony Bourdain Kids Names|
Bourdain in 2014
Anthony Michael Bourdain
June 25, 1956
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Died||June 8, 2018 (aged 61)|
|Cause of death||Suicide by hanging|
(m. 1985; div. 2005)
(m. 2007; sep. 2016)
|Cooking style||French; eclectic|
Anthony Michael Bourdain (//; June 25, 1956 – June 8, 2018) 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.
Bourdain was a 1978 graduate of The Culinary Institute of America and a veteran of a number of professional kitchens in his long career, which included many years spent as executive chef at Brasserie Les Halles in Manhattan. He first became known for his bestselling book Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly (2000). His first food and world-travel television show A Cook's Tour ran for 35 episodes on the Food Network in 2002 and 2003. In 2005, he began hosting the Travel Channel's culinary and cultural adventure programs Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations (2005–2012) and The Layover (2011–2013). In 2013, he began a three-season run as a judge on The Taste, and concurrently switched his travelogue programming to CNN to host Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown. Though best known for his culinary writings and television presentations, along with several books on food and cooking and travel adventures, Bourdain also wrote both fiction and historical nonfiction.
On June 8, 2018, Bourdain died by suicide while on location in France for Parts Unknown.
Anthony Bourdain was born on June 25, 1956 in New York City and was the older of two sons of Pierre and Gladys (née Sacksman) Bourdain. Although Bourdain was not raised in a specified religion, his father was Catholic, whereas his mother was Jewish. Bourdain stated that though he was considered Jewish by Judaism, "I've never been in a synagogue. I don't believe in a higher power. But that doesn't make me any less Jewish, I don't think." His family was not religious either.
At the time of Bourdain's birth, his father was a salesman at a New York City camera store as well as a floor manager at a record store. Pierre Bourdain later became an executive for Columbia Records, and Gladys Bourdain was a staff editor at The New York Times. Bourdain's paternal grandparents were French; his paternal grandfather emigrated from Arcachon to New York following World War I. Bourdain's father spent summers in France as a boy and grew up speaking French.
Bourdain spent most of his childhood in Leonia, New Jersey. In a 2014 interview, Bourdain talked about how in the 1960s, after seeing films, he would go to a restaurant afterwards with friends to discuss the film. In his youth, Bourdain was a member of the Boy Scouts of America.
Culinary training and career
Bourdain's love of food was kindled in his youth while on a family vacation in France when he tried his first oyster on a fisherman's boat. He graduated from the Dwight-Englewood School—an independent coeducational college-preparatory day school in Englewood, New Jersey—in 1973, then enrolled at Vassar College, but dropped out after two years. He worked in seafood restaurants in Provincetown, Massachusetts, while attending Vassar, which inspired his decision to pursue cooking as a career.
Bourdain attended The Culinary Institute of America, graduating in 1978. From there he went on to run various restaurant kitchens in New York City, including the Supper Club, One Fifth Avenue, and Sullivan's.
In 1998, Bourdain became executive chef at Brasserie Les Halles. Based in Manhattan, at the time the brand had additional restaurants in Miami, Washington, D.C., and Tokyo. Bourdain remained executive chef there for many years, and, even when no longer formally employed at Les Halles, maintained a relationship with the restaurant, which described him in January 2014 as their "chef at large." Les Halles closed in 2017, after filing for bankruptcy.
Bourdain's book Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly (2000), a New York Times bestseller, was an expansion of his 1999 New Yorker article "Don't Eat Before Reading This." A prequel to the book, Medium Raw: A Bloody Valentine to the World of Food and the People Who Cook, was published in 2010.
He wrote two more bestselling nonfiction books: A Cook's Tour (2001), an account of his food and travel exploits around the world, written in conjunction with his first television series of the same title, and The Nasty Bits (2006), another collection of essays centered on food. His additional books include Anthony Bourdain's Les Halles Cookbook, the culinary mysteries Bone in the Throat and Gone Bamboo, a hypothetical historical investigation, Typhoid Mary: An Urban Historical, and No Reservations: Around the World on an Empty Stomach.
His articles and essays appeared in many publications, including in The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Times of London, the Los Angeles Times, The Observer, Gourmet, Maxim, and Esquire (UK) magazines; Scotland on Sunday, The Face, Food Arts, Limb by Limb, BlackBook, The Independent, Best Life, the Financial Times, and Town & Country. His blog for the third season of Top Chef was nominated for a Webby Award for Best Blog (in the Cultural/Personal category) in 2008.
In 2015, Bourdain joined the travel, food, and politics publication Roads & Kingdoms as the site's sole investor and editor-at-large. Over the next several years, Bourdain contributed to the site and edited the Dispatched By Bourdain series. Bourdain and Roads & Kingdoms also partnered on the digital series Explore Parts Unknown, which launched in 2017 and won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Short Form Nonfiction or Reality Series in 2018.
As series host
A Cook's Tour (2002–2003)
The acclaim surrounding Bourdain's memoir Kitchen Confidential led to an offer by the Food Network for him to host his own food and world-travel show, A Cook's Tour, which premiered in January 2002. It ran for 35 episodes, through 2003.
No Reservations (2005–2012)
In July 2005, he premiered a new, somewhat similar television series, Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations, on the Travel Channel. As a further result of the immense popularity of Kitchen Confidential, the Fox sitcom Kitchen Confidential aired in 2005, in which the character Jack Bourdain is based loosely on Anthony Bourdain's biography and persona.
In July 2006, he and his crew were in Beirut filming an episode of No Reservations when the Israel-Lebanon conflict broke out unexpectedly after the crew had filmed only a few hours of footage for the food and travel show. His producers compiled behind-the-scenes footage of him and his production staff, including not only their initial attempts to film the episode, but also their firsthand encounters with Hezbollah supporters, their days of waiting for news with other expatriates in a Beirut hotel, and their eventual escape aided by a fixer (unseen in the footage), whom Bourdain dubbed Mr. Wolf after Harvey Keitel's character in Pulp Fiction. Bourdain and his crew were finally evacuated with other American citizens, on the morning of July 20, by the United States Marine Corps. The Beirut No Reservations episode, which aired on August 21, 2006, was nominated for an Emmy Award in 2007.
The Layover (2011–2013)
The Travel Channel announced in July 2011 that it would be adding a second one-hour, 10-episode Bourdain show to be titled The Layover, which premiered November 21, 2011. Each episode featured an exploration of a city that can be undertaken within an air travel layover of 24 to 48 hours. The series ran for 20 episodes, through February 2013. Bourdain executive produced a similar show hosted by celebrities called The Getaway, which lasted two seasons on Esquire Network.
Parts Unknown (2013–2018)
In May 2012, Bourdain announced that he would be leaving the Travel Channel. In December he explained on his blog that his departure was due to his frustration with the channel's new ownership using his voice and image to make it seem as if he were endorsing a car brand, and the channel's creating three "special episodes" consisting solely of clips from the seven official episodes of that season. He went on to host Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown for CNN. The program focuses on other cuisines, cultures and politics and premiered April 14, 2013.
President Barack Obama was featured on the program in an episode filmed in Vietnam that aired in September 2016. The two talked over a beer at a local Vietnamese restaurant. The show was filmed and is set in places as diverse as Libya, Tokyo, the Punjab region, Jamaica, Turkey, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Far West Texas  and Armenia.
Top Chef and other guest appearances
Between 2012 and 2017, he served as narrator and executive producer for several episodes of the award-winning PBS series The Mind of a Chef. The series moved from PBS to Facebook Watch in 2017. From 2013 to 2015 he was an executive producer and appeared as a judge and mentor in ABC's cooking-competition show The Taste. He earned an Emmy nomination for each season.
Bourdain appeared five times as guest judge on Bravo's Top Chef reality cooking competition program: first in the November 2006 "Thanksgiving" episode of Season 2, and again in June 2007 in the first episode of Season 3, judging the "exotic surf and turf" competition that featured ingredients including abalone, alligator, black chicken, geoduck and eel. His third appearance was also in Season 3, as an expert on air travel, judging the competitors' airplane meals. He also wrote weekly blog commentaries for many of the Season 3 episodes, filling in as a guest blogger while Top Chef judge Tom Colicchio was busy opening a new restaurant. He next appeared as a guest judge for the opening episode of Season 4, in which pairs of chefs competed head-to-head in the preparation of various classic dishes, and again in the Season 4 Restaurant Wars episode, temporarily taking the place of head judge Tom Colicchio, who was at a charity event. He was also one of the main judges on Top Chef All-Stars (Top Chef, Season 8). He made a guest appearance on the August 6, 2007 New York City episode of Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern, and Zimmern himself appeared as a guest on the New York City episode of Bourdain's No Reservations airing the same day. On October 20, 2008 Bourdain hosted a special, At the Table with Anthony Bourdain, on the Travel Channel.
Bourdain appeared in an episode of TLC's reality show Miami Ink, aired on August 28, 2006, in which artist Chris Garver tattooed a skull on his right shoulder. Bourdain, who noted it was his fourth tattoo, said that one reason for the skull was that he wished to balance the ouroboros tattoo he had inked on his opposite shoulder in Malaysia, while filming Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations. He was a consultant and writer for the television series Treme.
In 2010, he appeared on Nick Jr.'s Yo Gabba Gabba! as Dr. Tony. In 2011, he voiced himself in a cameo on an episode of The Simpsons titled "The Food Wife", in which Marge, Lisa, and Bart start a food blog called The Three Mouthkateers. He appeared in a 2013 episode of the animated series Archer (S04E07), voicing chef Lance Casteau, a parody of himself. In 2015, he voiced a fictionalized version of himself on an episode of Sanjay and Craig titled "Snake Parts Unknown".
From 2015–2017, Bourdain hosted Raw Craft, a series of short videos released on YouTube. The series followed Bourdain as he visited various artisans who produce various craft items by hand, including iron skillets, suits, saxophones, and kitchen knives. The series was produced by William Grant & Sons to promote their Balvenie distillery's products.
Ecco Press announced in September 2011 that Bourdain would have his own publishing line, Anthony Bourdain Books, which would include acquiring between three and five titles per year that "reflect his remarkably eclectic tastes". The first books that the imprint published, released in 2013, include L.A. Son: My Life, My City, My Food by Roy Choi, Tien Nguyen, and Natasha Phan, Prophets of Smoked Meat by Daniel Vaughn, and Pain Don't Hurt by Mark Miller. Bourdain also announced plans to publish a book by Marilyn Hagerty.
In describing the line, he said, "This will be a line of books for people with strong voices who are good at something—who speak with authority. Discern nothing from this initial list—other than a general affection for people who cook food and like food. The ability to kick people in the head is just as compelling to us—as long as that's coupled with an ability to vividly describe the experience. We are just as intent on crossing genres as we are enthusiastic about our first three authors. It only gets weirder from here."
Shortly after Bourdain's death, HarperCollins announced the publishing line would shut down after the remaining works under contract are published.
Bourdain appeared as himself in the 2015 film The Big Short, in which he used seafood stew as an analogy for a collateralized debt obligation. He also produced and starred in Wasted! The Story of Food Waste.
Drew Magary, in a column for GQ, reflected that Bourdain was heir in spirit to Hunter S. Thompson. The Smithsonian Institution declared Bourdain "the original rock star" of the culinary world, while his public persona was characterized by Gothamist as "culinary bad boy". Due to his liberal use of profanity and sexual references in his television show No Reservations, the network added viewer-discretion advisories to each episode.
Bourdain was known for consuming exotic local specialty dishes, having eaten "sheep testicles in Morocco, ant eggs in Puebla, Mexico, a raw seal eyeball as part of a traditional Inuit seal hunt, and an entire cobra—beating heart, blood, bile, and meat—in Vietnam". Bourdain was quoted as saying that a Chicken McNugget was the most disgusting thing he ever ate, despite his fondness for Popeyes chicken. He also declared that the unwashed warthog rectum he ate in Namibia was "the worst meal of [his] life", along with the fermented shark he ate in Iceland.
Bourdain was noted for his put-downs of celebrity chefs, such as Paula Deen, Bobby Flay, Guy Fieri, Sandra Lee, and Rachael Ray, and appeared irritated by both the overt commercialism of the celebrity cooking industry and its lack of culinary authenticity. He voiced a "serious disdain for food demigods like Alan Richman, Alice Waters, and Alain Ducasse." Bourdain recognized the irony of his transformation into a celebrity chef and began to qualify his insults; in the 2007 New Orleans episode of No Reservations, he reconciled with Emeril Lagasse. He was outspoken in his praise for chefs he admired, particularly Ferran Adrià, Juan Mari Arzak, Mario Batali, Fergus Henderson, José Andrés, Thomas Keller, Martin Picard, Éric Ripert, and Marco Pierre White, as well as his former protegé and colleagues at Brasserie Les Halles. He spoke very highly of Julia Child's influence on him.
Bourdain was also known for his sarcastic comments about vegan and vegetarian activists, saying that their lifestyle is rude to the inhabitants of many countries he visits. He said he considered vegetarianism, except in the case of religious strictures as in India, a "First World luxury". He clarified that he believed Americans eat too much meat, and admired vegetarians who allow themselves to put aside their vegetarianism when they travel in order to be respectful of their hosts.
His book, The Nasty Bits, is dedicated to "Joey, Johnny, and Dee Dee" of the Ramones. Bourdain declared fond appreciation for their music, as well that of other early punk bands such as Dead Boys, and The Voidoids. He said that the playing of music by Billy Joel, Elton John, or the Grateful Dead in his kitchen was grounds for firing. Joel was a fan of Bourdain's, and visited the restaurant.
On No Reservations and Parts Unknown, he dined with and interviewed many musicians, both in the U.S. and elsewhere, with a special focus on glam and punk rockers such as Alice Cooper, David Johansen, Marky Ramone and Iggy Pop. He featured contemporary band Queens of the Stone Age on No Reservations several times, and they composed and performed the theme song for Parts Unknown.
Bourdain married his high school girlfriend, Nancy Putkoski, in 1985, and they remained together for two decades, divorcing in 2005. On April 20, 2007, he married Ottavia Busia, a mixed martial artist. The couple's daughter, Ariane, was born in 2007. Bourdain said having to be away from his family for 250 days a year working on his television shows was a strain. Busia appeared in several episodes of No Reservations, notably the ones in her birthplace of Sardinia, Tuscany, Rome, Rio de Janeiro and Naples. The couple separated in 2016. In 2017, Bourdain began dating the Italian actress Asia Argento, whom he met when she appeared on the Rome episode of Parts Unknown.
Bourdain practiced the martial art Brazilian jiu-jitsu, earning a blue belt in August 2015. He won gold at the IBJJF New York Spring International Open Championship in 2016, in the Middleweight Master 5 (age 51 and older) division.
Bourdain was known to be a heavy smoker. In a nod to Bourdain's two-pack-a-day cigarette habit, Thomas Keller once served him a 20-course tasting menu which included a mid-meal “coffee and cigarette,” a coffee custard infused with tobacco, with a foie gras mousse. Bourdain stopped smoking in 2007 for his daughter.
A former user of cocaine, heroin, and LSD, Bourdain wrote in Kitchen Confidential of his experience in a trendy SoHo restaurant in 1981, where he and his friends were often high. Bourdain said drugs influenced his decisions, and that he sent a busboy to Alphabet City to obtain cannabis, methaqualone, cocaine, LSD, psilocybin mushrooms, secobarbital, tuinal, amphetamine, codeine and heroin.
In early June 2018, Bourdain was working on an episode of Parts Unknown in Strasbourg, with his frequent collaborator and friend Éric Ripert. On June 8, Ripert became worried when Bourdain had missed dinner and breakfast. He subsequently found Bourdain dead of an apparent suicide by hanging in his room at Le Chambard hotel in Kaysersberg near Colmar. He was seventeen days short of his 62nd birthday.
Christian de Rocquigny du Fayel, the public prosecutor for Colmar, said Bourdain's body bore no signs of violence and the suicide appeared to be an impulsive act. De Rocquigny disclosed that Bourdain's toxicology results were negative for narcotics, showing only a trace of a therapeutic nonnarcotic medication. Bourdain's body was cremated in France on June 13, 2018, and his ashes were returned to the United States two days later.
Reactions and tributes
Bourdain's mother, Gladys Bourdain, told The New York Times: "He is absolutely the last person in the world I would have ever dreamed would do something like this."
Following the news of Bourdain's death, various celebrity chefs and other public figures expressed sentiments of condolence. Among them were fellow chefs Andrew Zimmern and Gordon Ramsay, and former astronaut Scott Kelly. CNN issued a statement, saying that Bourdain's "talents never ceased to amaze us and we will miss him very much." Former U.S. President Barack Obama, who dined with Bourdain in Vietnam on an episode of Parts Unknown, wrote on Twitter: "He taught us about food—but more importantly, about its ability to bring us together. To make us a little less afraid of the unknown." On June 8, 2018, CNN aired Remembering Anthony Bourdain, a tribute program.
In the days following Bourdain's death, fans paid tribute to him outside his now-closed former place of employment, Brasserie Les Halles. Cooks and restaurant owners gathered together and held tribute dinners and memorials and donated net sales to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.
In August 2018, CNN announced that it would broadcast a final, posthumous season of Parts Unknown, completing its remaining episodes using narration and additional interviews from featured guests, and two retrospective episodes paying tribute to the series and Bourdain's legacy.
A collection of Bourdain's personal items were sold at auction in October 2019, raising $1.8 million, part of which is to support the Anthony Bourdain Legacy Scholarship at his alma mater, The Culinary Institute of America. The most expensive item sold was his custom Bob Kramer Steel and Meteorite Chef's knife, selling at a record $231,250.
Interests and advocacy
In an assessment of Bourdain's life for The Nation, David Klion theorizes that, "Bourdain understood that the point of journalism is to tell the truth, to challenge the powerful, to expose wrongdoing. But his unique gift was to make doing all that look fun rather than grim or tedious." According to Klion, Bourdain's shows "made it possible to believe that social justice and earthly delights weren't mutually exclusive, and he pursued both with the same earnest reverence."
Bourdain advocated for communicating the value of traditional or "peasant" foods, including all of the varietal bits and unused animal parts not usually eaten by affluent, 21st-century Americans. He also praised the quality of freshly prepared street food in other countries—especially developing countries—compared to fast-food chains in the U.S.
He championed industrious Spanish-speaking immigrants—from Mexico, Ecuador, and other Central and South American countries—who are cooks and chefs in many U.S. restaurants, including upscale establishments, regardless of cuisine. He considered them talented chefs and invaluable cooks, underpaid and unrecognized even though they have become the backbone of the U.S. restaurant industry.
In 2017, Bourdain became a vocal advocate against sexual harassment in the restaurant industry, speaking out about celebrity chefs Mario Batali and John Besh, and in Hollywood, particularly following his then girlfriend Asia Argento's sexual abuse allegations against Harvey Weinstein. Bourdain accused Hollywood director Quentin Tarantino of "complicity" in the Weinstein sex scandal.
Awards and nominations
- Bourdain was named Food Writer of the Year in 2001 by Bon Appétit magazine for Kitchen Confidential.
- A Cook's Tour: In Search of the Perfect Meal was named Food Book of the Year in 2002 by the British Guild of Food Writers.
- The Beirut episode of Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations, which documented the experiences of Bourdain and his crew during the 2006 Israel-Lebanon conflict, was nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Informational Programming in 2007.
- Bourdain's blog for the reality competition show Top Chef was nominated for a Webby Award for best Blog – Culture/Personal in 2008.
- In 2008, Bourdain was inducted into the James Beard Foundation's Who's Who of Food and Beverage in America.
- In 2009 and 2011, Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations won a Creative Arts Emmy Award for Outstanding Cinematography for Nonfiction Programming.
- In 2010, Bourdain was nominated for a Creative Arts Emmy for Outstanding Writing for Nonfiction Programming.
- In 2012, Bourdain was awarded an Honorary Clio Award, which is given to individuals who are changing the world by encouraging people to think differently.
- In 2012, Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations won the Critics' Choice Best Reality Series award.
- In 2013, 2014 and 2015, Bourdain was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program for The Taste.
- Each year from 2013 to 2016 & 2018, Bourdain won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Informational Series or Special for Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown.
- In 2014, the 2013 season of Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown won a Peabody Award, which was accepted by Bourdain.
- In December 2017, The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) conferred the honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters in Culinary Arts honoris causa to Bourdain, who graduated from the CIA with an associate degree in 1978.
- Won a 2018 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Short Form Nonfiction or Reality Series in partnership with Roads & Kingdoms.
- In June 2019, The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) established a scholarship in Bourdain's honor.
- Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly. New York: Bloomsbury. 2000. ISBN 978-1-58234-082-1.
- A Cook's Tour: In Search of the Perfect Meal. New York: Bloomsbury. 2001. ISBN 978-1-58234-140-8.
- Typhoid Mary: An Urban Historical. New York: Bloomsbury. 2001. ISBN 978-1-58234-133-0.
- Anthony Bourdain's Les Halles Cookbook. Bloomsbury. 2004. ISBN 978-1-58234-180-4.
- The Nasty Bits. New York: Bloomsbury. 2006. ISBN 978-1-59691-360-8.
- No Reservations: Around the World on an Empty Stomach. New York: Bloomsbury. 2007. ISBN 978-1-59691-447-6.
- Medium Raw: A Bloody Valentine to the World of Food and the People Who Cook. Ecco/HarperCollins. 2010. ISBN 978-0-06-171894-6.
- Appetites: A Cookbook. Ecco Press. 2016. ISBN 978-0-06-240995-9.
- Bone in the Throat. New York: Villard Books. 1995. ISBN 978-0-679-43552-5.
- Gone Bamboo. New York: Villard Books. 1997. ISBN 978-0-679-44880-8.
- Bobby Gold. Edinburgh: Canongate Crime. 2001. ISBN 978-1-84195-145-4.
- Get Jiro!. DC Comics. 2012. ISBN 9781401228279. with Joe Rose and Langdon Foss
- Get Jiro: Blood and Sushi. DC Comics. 2015. ISBN 978-1401252267. with Joe Rose and Ale Garza
- Hungry Ghosts. Berger Books. 2018.ISBN 978-1506706696. with Joel Rose, Alberto Ponticelli, Irene Koh, Paul Pope
- Rolls, Albert (2006). "Bourdain, Anthony". In Thompson, Clifford (ed.). Current Biography Yearbook 2006. New York: H. W. Wilson Company. pp. 72–75. ISBN 9780824210748.
- Mack, Patricia. "The Cook, The Thief...", The Record (Bergen County), October 25, 2000; accessed March 30, 2011. "Anthony Bourdain, the Leonia native with the French-sounding name, took a leave from his job as executive chef at Brasserie Les Halles in New York City."
- "Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown". CNN. Retrieved July 7, 2014.
- A, JT (June 26, 2018). "Anthony Bourdain did not take drugs before he died — coroner". timesofisrael. Retrieved August 11, 2018.
- Collins, Brit (September 27, 2013). "Anthony Bourdain: My family values". The Guardian. Retrieved June 14, 2018.
My dad worked two jobs as a salesman in Willoughby's camera store in New York and as a floor manager at a record store. Later, he scored a nice gig at Columbia Records.
- Demers, Elizabeth; Gerachi, Victor (2011). Icons of American Cooking. p. 39.
- "Gladys Bourdain". Billboard. August 28, 1954.
- "Cooking's Bad Boy Has Grown Up". CBS News. September 30, 2007.
- "Pierre Bourdain". The New York Times. April 30, 1987. Retrieved March 3, 2015.
- "Person Details for P Bourdain, "United States Social Security Death Index"". Familysearch.org. Retrieved March 3, 2015.
- Lee Harris, Rachel. "My Oscar Picks: Anthony Bourdain". The New York Times. Retrieved January 3, 2012.
- A Cook's Tour, episode 1.9: "Childhood Flavors"; 2000
- Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations, episode 5.4: "Uruguay"; July 28, 2008
- Bourdain, Anthony (May 31, 2012). "Ever Wonder How Anthony Bourdain Came to Be ANTHONY BOURDAIN? (and What He Looked Like in 1972?)". Bon Appétit. Archived from the original on February 18, 2015. Retrieved March 3, 2015.
- Bonem, Max (May 15, 2017). "Meet the 7 People Anthony Bourdain has Traveled with Most Often". Food & Wine. Retrieved June 8, 2018.
- Rosenbaum, Ron (July 2014). "Anthony Bourdain's Theory on the Foodie Revolution | Arts & Culture | Smithsonian". Smithsonianmag.com. Retrieved February 2, 2019.
- "Libya". Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown. Season 1. Episode 6. May 19, 2013. CNN. Retrieved June 8, 2018.
- Bourdain 2000, pp. 16–17
- Bertoni, Steven (July 6, 2010). "Anthony Bourdain's New Dish". Forbes. Retrieved March 3, 2015.
- "Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown". CNN. Archived from the original on October 24, 2017. Retrieved October 24, 2017.
- Bourdain 2000, p. 24
- "Culinary Institute to Renovate a Teaching Restaurant". The New York Times. Retrieved March 3, 2015.
- "Meet Anthony Bourdain". Travel Channel. Retrieved June 8, 2018.
- "The Taste, Anthony Bourdain, Mentor/Judge". ABC. Archived from the original on January 1, 2014.
- David, Mark (January 30, 2014). "Chef Anthony Bourdain Buys Big Apple Combo Condo". Variety. Retrieved March 3, 2015.
- Dai, Serena (August 22, 2017). "Former Bourdain Home Les Halles Shutters Last Outpost Amid Bankruptcy". Eater. Retrieved March 29, 2018.
- Bourdain, Anthony (April 19, 1999). "Don't Eat Before Reading This". The New Yorker. Retrieved March 30, 2018.
- Remnick, David (August 19, 2008). Secret Ingredients: The New Yorker Book of Food and Drink. ISBN 9781588368232. Retrieved March 3, 2015.
- Hughes, Kathryn (June 18, 2010). "Food writing moves from kitchen to bookshelf". The Guardian.
- Muhlke, Christine (July 16, 2010). "Cook's Tour". The New York Times.
- Sifton, Sam (December 16, 2001). "'A Cook's Tour': Extreme Cuisine With Anthony Bourdain". The New York Times.
- Shatz, Adam (May 13, 2001). "Employees Must Wash Hands".
- "No Reservations: Around the World on an Empty Stomach". Publishers Weekly.
- "Anthony's Blog: Read Anthony Bourdain's Online Blog – Top Chef TV Show – Official Bravo TV Site". Archived from the original on May 13, 2008. Retrieved January 31, 2013.
- "Webby Nominees". Webbyawards.com. Archived from the original on April 29, 2011. Retrieved April 27, 2011.
- "GET JIRO!". Vertigocomics.com. June 27, 2012. Retrieved March 3, 2015.
- Dailey, Keli (July 12, 2012). "Anthony Bourdain's fave Tijuana restaurants and bars". San Diego Union Tribune. Retrieved January 15, 2013.
- Galarza, Daniel (May 27, 2015). "Anthony Bourdain Invests in Food and Culture Website Roads & Kingdoms". Eater.
- "CNN Launches New Digital Venture "Explore Parts Unknown"". CNN. April 15, 2017.
- "Anthony Bourdain: Explore Parts Unknown". Television Academy.
- Palmer, Ewan (June 8, 2018). "Chef and TV star Anthony Bourdain found dead at age 61". Newsweek. Newsweek LLC. Retrieved June 8, 2018.
- Anthony Bourdain (July 23, 2006). "Twelve Days of Conflict Between Israel and Hezbollah". Larry King Live (Interview). Interviewed by Larry King. CNN. Archived from the original on June 12, 2007. Retrieved June 16, 2007.
- "Nominees for the News & Documentary Emmy Awards In 32 Categories Announced By NATAS" (PDF). Emmyonline.org. p. 21. Retrieved March 13, 2011.
- "Coming Soon: The Layover". travelchannel.com. Retrieved October 11, 2011.
- "FIGHTING MAD". Anthony Bourdain. Retrieved June 8, 2018.
- "Anthony Bourdain to join CNN in 2013 as host of weekend show". Baltimore Sun. May 29, 2012. Retrieved March 3, 2015.
- Bourdain, Anthony (September 22, 2016). "Obama, Bourdain chew the fat in Hanoi". CNN Travel. Retrieved June 10, 2018.
- "Anthony Bourdain's top 10 'Parts Unknown' episodes". CNN. June 8, 2018. Retrieved June 8, 2018.
- "Anthony Bourdain explores Jamaican foods on CNN Sunday". The Jamaica Observer. November 15, 2014. Retrieved June 8, 2018.
- Houck, Brenna. "'Parts Unknown' Istanbul: Just the One-Liners". Eater. Retrieved November 17, 2018.
- Houck, Brenna (October 25, 2015). "'Parts Unknown' Ethiopia: Just the One-Liners". Eater. Retrieved June 8, 2018.
- Fuhrmeister, Chris. "Anthony Bourdain Has Never Seen a City Like Lagos Before". Eater. Retrieved June 8, 2018.
- Fuhrmeister, Chris (October 21, 2018). "CNN's 'Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown' Far West Texas". Eater. Retrieved October 23, 2018.
- "CNN's 'Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown' Armenia-Artsakh Episode to Air May 20". Armenian Weekly. April 10, 2018. Retrieved June 8, 2018.
- The Mind of a Chef, Anthony Bourdain, David Chang, Sean Brock, retrieved October 16, 2017CS1 maint: others (link)
- Rice, Lynette (December 4, 2012). "ABC announces midseason start dates". Insidetv.ew.com. Retrieved March 3, 2015.
- Ram, Archana (February 17, 2011). "Anthony Bourdain dishes on writing for 'Treme'". Archived from the original on April 12, 2011. Retrieved April 27, 2011.
- Kramer, Peter. "Today in 'Treme': Anthony Bourdain is writing restaurant scenes for season two". NOLA.com. Archived from the original on March 15, 2011. Retrieved April 27, 2011.
- Gunnison, Elizabeth. "14 In Which Marge Simpson Becomes a Food Blogger". Esquire. Retrieved February 28, 2012.
- McKeever, Amy (February 8, 2013). "Here's Anthony Bourdain's 'Bastard Chef' Archer Character". Eater. Retrieved June 8, 2018.
- "ANTHONY BOURDAIN LENDS HIS CULINARY EXPERTISE IN NICKELODEON'S HIT ANIMATED SERIES SANJAY AND CRAIG". nickpress.com. Viacom. November 5, 2014. Archived from the original on November 5, 2015. Retrieved November 5, 2014.
- Segran, Elizabeth (March 3, 2015). "How One Company Convinced Anthony Bourdain To Shill As It Rebrands Scotch". Fast Company. Retrieved June 13, 2018.
- "Anthony Bourdain Adds 'Book Publisher' To Resume". Huffington Post. September 12, 2011. Archived from the original on December 1, 2011. Retrieved February 25, 2012.
- Choi, Roy. "L.A. Son – Roy Choi, Tien Nguyen". Harpercollins.com. Archived from the original on April 21, 2014. Retrieved March 3, 2015.
- Satran, Joe (February 22, 2012). "Imprint Announces First Titles, Authors". Huffington Post. Retrieved February 25, 2012.
- "Bourdain to work with viral Olive Garden reviewer". CBS News. Retrieved March 3, 2015.
- Forbes, Paula. "The Lineup For Anthony Bourdain's Ecco Imprint: Roy Choi, Texas Barbecue, Kickboxing". Eater. Retrieved February 25, 2012.
- "Bourdain's imprint to end after contracted books come out". WTOP. Associated Press. June 8, 2018. Retrieved June 10, 2018.
- "Watch Anthony Bourdain in 'The Big Short': How He Explained the Financial Crash With Flair (Video)".
- "WASTED! The Story of Food Waste — Tribeca Film Festival". Tribeca.
- "'WASTED! The Story of Food Waste' premieres On Demand". usatoday.com.
- Magary, Drew (June 8, 2018). "Anthony Bourdain Was the Most Interesting Man in the World". GQ. New City: Conde Nast. Retrieved June 8, 2018.
- Wagner, Meg (June 8, 2018). "Reactions to Anthony Bourdain's death". CNN. Atlanta, Georgia. Retrieved June 8, 2018.
- "Anthony Bourdain Is Opening An International Food Market In NYC". Gothamist. January 9, 2014. Archived from the original on April 9, 2015. Retrieved March 3, 2015.
- Boslaugh, Sarah (October 1, 2012). "'Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations Collection 7': More Travel Adventures with the Restless Chef". PopMatters. Retrieved June 8, 2018.
- Gibbons, Ann (November 19, 2010). "Kingston to get a taste of Anthony Bourdain on Sunday". Daily Freeman.
- O'Neal, Sean (January 8, 2008). "Anthony Bourdain". The A.V. Club. Archived from the original on December 30, 2008. Retrieved April 27, 2011.
- Vincent, Isabel; Italiano, Laura (June 9, 2018). "The troubling signs leading up to Anthony Bourdain's suicide". Page Six. Archived from the original on July 3, 2018. Retrieved July 2, 2018.
- Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations, episode 3.4: "Namibia"; January 22, 2007
- "Anthony Bourdain Eats Warthog Anus and Other Delights". Paper. May 30, 2007. Retrieved June 8, 2018.
- "10 Questions for Anthony Bourdain". Time. October 31, 2007. Retrieved June 8, 2018.
- Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations, episode 1.2: "Iceland"; August 1, 2005
- Miller, Jenny. "Bourdain Disses Paula Deen, Rachael Ray". Newyork.grubstreet.com. Retrieved March 3, 2015.
- Stone, Abbey (November 15, 2012). "Anthony Bourdain Also Slams Guy Fieri's Restaurant | Celebrity News". Hollywood.com. Retrieved March 3, 2015.
- Jeffery, Clara. "The Omnivore's Agenda: An Interview with Anthony Bourdain". Mother Jones. Retrieved March 3, 2015.
- Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations, episode 4.5: "New Orleans"; February 4, 2008
- The Serious Eats Team (March 2, 2007). "Meet & Eat: Anthony Bourdain". Serious Eats. Archived from the original on June 25, 2007. Retrieved June 16, 2007.
- Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations, episode 4.10: "Into the Fire"; March 10, 2008
- Squires, Kathleen (August 3, 2009). "Dish from the Julie & Julia Premiere". Zagat.com. Archived from the original on October 2, 2013.
- Staff. "[email protected]". YouTube. Archived from the original on November 2, 2010. Retrieved April 27, 2011.[unreliable source?]
- Endelman, Michael (October 15, 2004). "Celebrity chef prepares extravagant meal for L2T". Entertainment Weekly.
- "Sound Opinions". American Public Media. June 26, 2009.
- Miranda, Patty (July 7, 2012). "The Nine Best Guests on Anthony Bourdain's No Reservations". Paste. Retrieved June 8, 2018.
- Smith, Rob (June 8, 2018). "How Rock Music Shaped 'Bad Boy' Chef Anthony Bourdain". Ultimate Classic Rock. Retrieved June 8, 2018.
- "Josh Homme and Mark Lanegan Share Sha-La-La-ing Anthony Bourdain Theme Song". Spin. April 15, 2013. Retrieved June 8, 2018.
- French, Megan (September 19, 2016). "Anthony Bourdain and Wife Ottavia Busia Separating After Nine Years of Marriage". Us Weekly. Retrieved June 8, 2018.
- Heigl, Alex (September 20, 2016). "Inside Anthony Bourdain and Ottavia Busia's 'Unconventional' Split". People.
- Soll, Lindsay (May 11, 2007). "Monitor: Celebrity news for the week of May 11, 2007". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved March 3, 2015.
- Stein, Joshua David (October 17, 2012). "A Bourdain Goes Past Putdowns". The New York Times.
- "Bourdain Talks Life After Divorce". MSN. September 23, 2016.
- Severson, Kim; Haag, Matthew; Moskin, Julia (June 8, 2018). "Anthony Bourdain, Renegade Chef Who Reported From the World's Tables, Is Dead at 61". The New York Times. Retrieved June 10, 2018.
- Mohr, Ian (September 19, 2016). "Anthony Bourdain and MMA fighter wife separate". New York Post/Page Six. Retrieved October 24, 2016.
- "Anthony Bourdain shows off romance with Italian star Asia Argento". May 16, 2017. Retrieved June 8, 2018.
- Wong, Brittany (May 17, 2017). "Anthony Bourdain And Girlfriend Asia Argento Make It Instagram Official". Huffington Post. Retrieved June 8, 2018.
- Marquina, Sierra (May 17, 2017). "Inside Anthony Bourdain and Asia Argento's Romantic Relationship". Retrieved June 8, 2018.
- "Anthony Bourdain receives blue belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu". August 20, 2015. Retrieved August 21, 2015.
- Tabuena, Anton (April 10, 2016). "Photos: BJJ blue belt Anthony Bourdain wins gold at New York Open". Retrieved April 10, 2016.
- Bourdain, Anthony (2001). A Cook's Tour. New York: Bloomsbury Publishing. pp. 248–49. ISBN 978-1-58234-140-8.
- Hudak, Joseph (January 7, 2008). "Anthony Bourdain Speaks His Mind with No Reservations". TV Guide. Retrieved March 20, 2008.
- Bourdain 2000, p. 123
- Stelter, Brian (June 8, 2018). "CNN's Anthony Bourdain dead at 61". CNN. Retrieved June 8, 2018.
- Haag, Matthew (June 8, 2018). "Anthony Bourdain, Chef, Travel Host and Author, Is Dead at 61". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331.
- Miller, Matt (November 11, 2018). "From Gonzo Chef to World-Renowned Traveler: Remembering Anthony Bourdain's Life Behind the Camera". Esquire. Retrieved January 7, 2020.
- "The Latest: Commotion unusual in village where Bourdain died". Associated Press. June 8, 2018. Archived from the original on August 11, 2018. Retrieved August 11, 2018.
- "Le chef américain Anthony Bourdain est décédé, selon son employeur CNN" (in French). Retrieved June 8, 2018.
- Adamson, Thomas (June 8, 2018). "Prosecutor: No evidence of any foul play in Bourdain death". Associated Press.
- Corinthios, Aurelie (June 8, 2018). "Asia Argento Shared Cryptic Message Hours Before Anthony Bourdain's Apparent Suicide". People.
- Severson, Kim (June 22, 2018). "Anthony Bourdain Toxicology Report: No Narcotics in His System". The New York Times. Retrieved June 23, 2018.
- Mikelbank, Peter (June 13, 2018). "Anthony Bourdain Cremated in France: Source". People.
- Calfas, Jennifer (June 9, 2018). "'He Had Everything.' Anthony Bourdain's Mother Says She Never Thought He Would Die by Suicide". Time.
- Kelly, Scott (June 8, 2018). "Watching Anthony Bourdain Made Me Feel More Connected to Earth During My Year in Space". Time. New York City: Meredith Corporation. Retrieved June 8, 2018.
- Bonner, Mahera (June 8, 2018). "Chef and TV Host Anthony Bourdain Dies at Age 61". Cosmopolitan. New York City: Hearst Magazines. Retrieved June 8, 2018.
- Obama, Barack. "Barack Obama".
- Staff (June 8, 2018). "CNN Sets Tribute to Anthony Bourdain". Variety. Retrieved June 10, 2018.
- "Fans Pay Tribute to Anthony Bourdain Outside New York City Restaurant Where He Once Worked". Yahoo. Retrieved June 10, 2018.
- Rizzo, Cailey. "Anthony Bourdain Memorials Are Popping up at Restaurants Around the World". Travel + Leisure. Retrieved June 12, 2018.
- Schwartz, Ryan (August 1, 2018). "Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown to Air Final Season This Fall on CNN". TVLine. Retrieved September 11, 2018.
- Cooper, Gael Fashingbauer. "Anthony Bourdain's 'Parts Unknown' has a final-season premiere date". San Diego Union-Tribune. Retrieved September 11, 2018.
- Bradley, Laura. "Anthony Bourdain's Parts Unknown Will Say Goodbye with One Final Season". HWD. Retrieved September 11, 2018.
- Ritschel, Chelsea (November 9, 2019). "Auction of Anthony Bourdain's personal items including chef's knife raises $1.8m". The Independent.
- What Bourdain Gave Us by David Klion, The Nation, June 8, 2018
- Bourdain, Anthony (2006). The Nasty Bits. New York: Bloomsbury.
- Bourdain, Anthony (2001). A Cook's Tour: In Search of the Perfect Meal. New York: Bloomsbury.
- Bourdain, Anthony (2000). Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly. New York: Bloomsbury.
- Master chef Douglas Rodriguez, on the July 8, 2009 episode of Top Chef Masters, stated that 60% of restaurant kitchen workers in the U.S. are Latinos.
- Bourdain, Anthony (2001). A Cook's Tour: In Search of the Perfect Meal. New York: Bloomsbury. pp. 200–17. ISBN 978-0060012786.
- Bourdain, Anthony (2006). The Nasty Bits. New York: Bloomsbury. pp. 42–46. ISBN 978-1596913608.
- Chotiner, Isaac (October 24, 2017). "Anthony Bourdain Wonders What He Could Have Done". Slate. ISSN 1091-2339. Retrieved October 28, 2017.
- Friedman, Megan (December 13, 2017). "Anthony Bourdain Writes Essay About Allegations Against Mario Batali and Ken Friedman". Good Housekeeping. Retrieved June 10, 2018.
- "Anthony Bourdain takes aim at Harvey Weinstein". New York Daily News. Retrieved October 28, 2017.
- "Anthony Bourdain blasts James Corden over late night host's controversial Weinstein jokes". Fox News. October 17, 2017. Retrieved October 28, 2017.
- "Harvey Weinstein: Anthony Bourdain accuses Quentin Tarantino of 'complicity' in Hollywood scandal". The Independent. October 30, 2017.
- "Bon Appetit names award winners". Findarticles.com. September 24, 2001. Archived from the original on July 8, 2012. Retrieved April 27, 2011.
- "Guild Of Food Writers". Gfw.co.uk. Archived from the original on December 7, 2008. Retrieved April 27, 2011.
- "Who's Who of Food and Beverage in America Members". James Beard Foundation. Retrieved June 8, 2018.
- "Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations". Television Academy. Retrieved June 17, 2018.
- "2012 Honorary Award Recipient Anthony Bourdain". Clio Awards. Retrieved June 8, 2018.
- "Critics' Choice TV Awards 2012". The Hollywood Reporter. June 18, 2012. Retrieved March 3, 2015.
- "The Taste – Awards and nominations". Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Retrieved June 8, 2018.
- "Bourdain's Parts Unknown Wins Two Emmys". Grub Street. Retrieved March 3, 2015.
- "Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown Wins Outstanding Info Series in Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards". Cnnpressroom.blogs.cnn.com. August 16, 2014. Retrieved March 3, 2015.
- "Press Release: 73rd Annual Award Winners". Peabody Awards. Retrieved June 8, 2018.
- "Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown". Peabody Awards. Retrieved March 3, 2015.
- "Anthony Bourdain Receives Honorary Doctorate from the CIA". The Culinary Institute of America. Retrieved December 21, 2017.
- In 2018, Explore Parts Unknown
- "#BourdainDay Anthony Bourdain '78 Legacy Scholarship". The Culinary Institute of America. Retrieved June 25, 2019.
- Bourdain, Anthony (2000). Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly. New York: Bloomsbury. ISBN 978-1-58234-082-1.
- Anthony Bourdain's birth date is 1956-6-25
- How old is Anthony Bourdain? Anthony Bourdain is 64 years old
- Anthony Bourdain is a proud parent of 1 kids
Tags: Anthony Bourdain net worth 2020, 2020 net worth Anthony Bourdain 2020, what is the 2020 net worth of Anthony Bourdain , what is Anthony Bourdain net worth 2020, how rich is Anthony Bourdain 2020, Anthony Bourdain wealth 2020, how wealthy is Anthony Bourdain 2020, Anthony Bourdain valuation 2020, how much money does Anthony Bourdain make 2020, Anthony Bourdain income 2020, Anthony Bourdain revenue 2020, Anthony Bourdain salary 2020, Anthony Bourdain annual income 2020, Anthony Bourdain annual revenue 2020, Anthony Bourdain annual salary 2020, Anthony Bourdain monthly income 2020, Anthony Bourdain monthly revenue 2020, Anthony Bourdain monthly salary 2020