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Anthony Bourdain


Anthony Bourdain was born in New York City. He attended The Englewood School for Boys in New Jersey, Vassar College (for two years) and is a graduate of The Culinary Institute of America. He began his career in the food industry over twenty years ago as a dishwasher, gradually working his way up through preparation, to line cook, to sous chef, and ... See full bio »
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Won 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 4 wins & 18 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown
(2013-2016)
A Cook's Tour
A Cook's Tour Himself - Host / Himself
(2002-2003)
The Mind of a Chef
(2012-2016)

Filmography

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 2017 Wasted! The Story of Food Waste (Documentary) (producer) (post-production)
 2012-2015 The Mind of a Chef (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 36 episodes)
- Bites (2015) ... (executive producer)
- New Orleans (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Restrictions (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Balance (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Strawberry (2015) ... (executive producer)
 2013-2015 Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 20 episodes)
- Viewer's Choice (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Shanghai (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Russia (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Detroit (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Tokyo (2013) ... (executive producer)
 2015 Bone In The Throat (executive producer)
 2013-2015 The Taste (TV Series) (executive producer - 15 episodes)
- The Finale (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Semi-Final: Bring the Heat (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Latin (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Happy New Year (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Happy Holidays (2014) ... (executive producer)
 2014 The Getaway (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Yasiin Bey in Morocco (2014) ... (executive producer)
 2011-2013 The Layover (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 13 episodes)
- Dublin (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Sao Paulo (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Paris (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Los Angeles (2012) ... (executive producer)
- London (2012) ... (executive producer)
 2011-2012 Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 18 episodes)
- Brooklyn (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Dominican Republic (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Rio (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Burgundy (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Emilia Romagna (2012) ... (executive producer)
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Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Actor (5 credits)
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Show Show Self (59 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Book: "A Cook's Tour: In Search of the Perfect Meal", 2001. See more »

Publicity Listings:

6 Interviews | 6 Articles | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Chef Anthony Bourdain | Tony Bourdain

Height:

6' 4" (1.93 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Bad food is made without pride, by cooks who have no pride, and no love. Bad food is made by chefs who are indifferent, or who are trying to be everything to everybody, who are trying to please everyone ... Bad food is fake food ... food that shows fear and lack of confidence in people's ability to discern or to make decisions about their lives. Food that's too safe, too pasteurized, too healthy ... See more »

Trivia:

He studied at Vassar College, worked for some time in the seafood restaurants of Provincetown, Massachusetts, and graduated from the Culinary Institute of America before running kitchens at New York City's Supper Club, One Fifth Avenue and Sullivan's. See more »

Trademark:

Liberal use of swear words and sexual innuendo when describing food

Nickname:

Tony

Star Sign:

Cancer

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