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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 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 2015 Bone In The Throat (executive producer) (completed)
 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: Yasiin Bey in Morocco (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2012-2014 The Mind of a Chef (TV Series) (executive producer - 26 episodes)
- Bourbon (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Impermanence (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Latitude (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Kentucky (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Louisville (2014) ... (executive producer)
 2013-2014 Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 18 episodes)
- Shanghai (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Detroit (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Tokyo (2013) ... (executive producer)
- South Africa (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Sicily (2013) ... (executive producer)
 2013 The Getaway (TV Series) (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)
 2011-2012 The Layover (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- Los Angeles (2012) ... (executive producer)
- London (2012) ... (executive producer)
- San Francisco (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Amsterdam (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Montreal (2011) ... (executive producer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

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

Publicity Listings:

5 Interviews | 4 Articles | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Chef Anthony Bourdain | Tony Bourdain

Height:

6' 4" (1.93 m)
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Personal Quote:

I have exactly the same work ethic. I don't see writing as anything more important than cooking. In fact, I'm a little queasier on the writing. There's an element of shame, because it's so easy. I can't believe that people give me money for this shit. The TV, too. It's not work. At the end of the day, the TV show is the best job in the world. I get to go anywhere I want, eat and drink whatever I ... See more »

Trivia:

His work has appeared in The New York Times, The Times, The Observer, Scotland on Sunday, The Face, Limb by Limb, Black Book, and The Independent, and he is a contributing authority for Food Arts magazine. See more »

Trademark:

Liberal use of swear words and sexual innuendo when describing food

Nickname:

Tony

Star Sign:

Cancer

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Does anyone on this board actually like Bourdain? Kings_Gruel
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What's the scoop? Helpme catch up ECETeacher
Parts Unknown renewed for season 2 S_Webb1
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