Celebrity Chef Anthony Sedlak Dead at 29 Canadian died suddenly from undiagnosed condition By Rob Quinn, Newser Staff Posted Jul 10, 2012 1:17 AM CDT 5 comments Comments Sedlak, 29, had hosted The Main since 2007 and authored the best-selling cookbook by the same name. (YouTube) (Newser) – One of North America's most promising young chefs has been found dead at his home in Vancouver. Anthony Sedlak, 29, died suddenly from a previously undiagnosed medical condition, his family said in a statement. The Canadian, who started his restaurant career as a 13-year-old busboy, won the Food Network's Superstar Chef Challenger when he was 23 and went on to host The Main and Family Cook Off. "He loved his vocation whether it was TV or cooking," Family Cook Off co-host Trish Magwood tells the National Post. "He was like a brother and I’d give him a hard time but he loved it. He was such a rising star."