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Dead at 61 After
Oct 9, 2023 12:30 AM CDT
Celebrity Chef Dead at 61 After Allergic Reaction
Michael Chiarello went into anaphylactic shock
- Celebrity chef Michael Chiarello died Saturday after having an acute allergic reaction that sent him into anaphylactic shock. The former Food Network star and restaurateur was 61. He had been in the hospital for a week prior to his death,
reports. His company, Gruppo Chiarello, released a statement Sunday...
Jul 11, 2023 10:50 AM CDT
Apolitical Guy Fieri Is Suddenly Political
Although it's unintentional, as a photo of him with Donald Trump creates a ruckus online
- Generally speaking, celebrity chef Guy Fieri has never been one to mix politics with his food. As Matt Schimkowitz wrote for the AV Club in a 2021 profile, "the vagueness in Fieri's political beliefs has allowed fans to project whatever they want onto him." Which is part...
Renowned Chef Bans
Vegans From Restaurant
Jun 21, 2023 3:06 PM CDT
Renowned Chef Bans Vegans From Restaurant
Chefs have 'always hated vegans,' he says
- If you don't want to eat meat or other animal products, celebrity chef John Mountain doesn't want to feed you. The British chef, who owns the Fyre restaurant in Perth, Australia, announced Sunday that he had banned all vegans from the establishment following a barrage of negative reviews....
He Rose From
to Top of the
May 1, 2023 1:45 PM CDT
He Rose From Drug Addiction to Top of the Cooking World
Scottish chef Jock Zonfrillo dies at 46 on eve of season premiere of 'MasterChef Australia'
- The 15th season of
was set to premiere Monday, but that airing of the cooking competition program has since been postponed after its host died over the weekend. Per a statement from Network 10, Jock Zonfrillo died suddenly on Sunday in Melbourne at age 46, reports CNN . Zonfrillo'...
This Person Wasn't Supposed
to Be on World Cup Field
Dec 23, 2022 11:28 AM CST
This Person Wasn't Supposed to Be on World Cup Field
FIFA looking into how celeb chef Nusret Gokce, aka Salt Bae, ended up celebrating with Messi, team
- Protocol has it that only FIFA officials and the winning team are allowed to handle the World Cup trophy, but the soccer governing body has now launched an investigation after one person who wasn't supposed to be on the field Sunday after Argentina's victory had his hands all...
Batali's Sex Misconduct Trial
Starts, With One Decision Made
May 9, 2022 10:55 AM CDT
Batali's Sex Misconduct Trial Starts, With One Decision Made
Celebrity chef opts for judge to decide his fate, not a jury
- Celebrity chef Mario Batali has waived his right to a jury trial and is opting to have a judge decide his fate in his sexual misconduct trial in Boston. Batali confirmed the decision to Boston Municipal Court Justice James Stanton as the trial opened Monday morning, per the AP . In...
Will Go on
Trial in April
Nov 3, 2021 11:17 AM CDT
Mario Batali Will Go on Trial in April
Celebrity chef pleaded not guilty to allegation he forcibly kissed, groped woman at eatery in 2017
Celebrity chef Mario Batali's trial on a sexual misconduct charge in Boston has been set for April 11, Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins' office said Tuesday after a hearing. Batali pleaded not guilty to indecent assault and battery on allegations that he forcibly kissed and groped a...
Oct 8, 2021 9:10 AM CDT
Bobby Flay's Future With Food Network In Doubt
Contract negotiations have reportedly stalled over financial terms
- Bobby Flay has been whipping up scrumptious dishes on the Food Network for the past 27 years, but he might soon be hanging up his apron. Sources tell
that the TV chef is expected to jump ship after a breakdown in contract negotiations with the Discovery-owned network on which...
Heiress Tries Cooking Show
Aug 6, 2021 4:35 PM CDT
Famous-for-Being-Famous Heiress Tries Cooking Show
Paris Hilton is surprisingly relatable in her Netflix show
- Paris Hilton has a cooking show on Netflix. Take a moment to process that if you need to. If you haven’t thought of her since 2007 when
The Simple Life
ended, that’s understandable. She’s actually cooked on camera before—her puzzling lasagna tutorial is available on YouTube...
Larger-Than-Life Chef Turns
to Fitness Amid Pandemic
Apr 3, 2021 8:00 AM CDT
Larger-Than-Life Chef Turns to Fitness Amid Pandemic
Action Bronson, also a rapper, has lost 130 pounds since March
- Fans of Action Bronson know him as a larger-than-life rapper, chef, artist, and TV host. They might be surprised to learn that the 37-year-old has added a new item to that list—fitness enthusiast. A
New York Times
profile of the Brooklynite, real name Ariyan Arslani, reveals that he has...
Is the 'Hero
May 12, 2020 2:20 PM CDT
Guy Fieri Is the 'Hero We Need'
Writing for BuzzFeed, Scaachi Koul goes to bat for the often-maligned celebrity chef
- Guy Fieri has somehow morphed into a scapegoat of sorts over the years: The affable celebrity chef has been the butt of existential jokes , the recipient of bad restaurant reviews , and the subject of some odd headlines . But we've got the 52-year-old foodie all wrong, writes Scaachi Koul for...
More Good News
Apr 27, 2020 9:30 AM CDT
More Good News From Krasinski: Stanley Tucci's 'Quarantini'
Tucci, Martha Stewart, Guy Fieri among those joining ex-'Office' star for virtual potluck
- John Krasinski knows the way to his fans' hearts is through humor and good deeds —and yes, through their stomachs.
reports that the fifth episode of the ex-
Some Good News
show, taped at his home amid the coronavirus pandemic, featured a slew of stars...
Celebrity Chef Dies Suddenly
Sep 23, 2019 6:21 AM CDT
Celebrity Chef Dies Suddenly
Food Network star Carl Ruiz was 44
- Guy Fieri is among the many fellow celebrity chefs paying tribute to Food Network star Carl Ruiz, whose sudden death at the age of 44 was announced over the weekend by his La Cubana restaurant. The Cuban-American chef and restaurateur appeared on shows including "Guy's Ranch Kitchen" and...
May 21, 2019 10:40 AM CDT
Jamie Oliver 'Devastated' About Chain's Collapse
Chef's British restaurant chain has filed for bankruptcy protection
- Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver's British restaurant chain filed for bankruptcy protection on Tuesday, partly due to increased competition and escalating rents in local commercial districts. The insolvency put 1,300 jobs at risk and reignited worries about local retail and food outlets in Britain, reports the AP . "I'...
NYPD Closed Sex Misconduct
Cases Against Batali: Sources
Jan 9, 2019 4:33 AM CST
NYPD Closed Sex Misconduct Cases Against Batali: Sources
But they could be reopened if more evidence pops up against celebrity chef
- New York City cops reportedly have dropped their investigation of Mario Batali, at least for the time being. A law enforcement official told CNN on Tuesday that the NYPD no longer has any open sexual-assault investigations against the 58-year-old celebrity chef, though there are varying reports on how many there...
Celeb Chef to
US Media: I Have
a Round Tummy,
Deal With It
Dec 17, 2018 9:25 AM CST
Celeb Chef to US Media: I Have a Round Tummy, Deal With It
Nigella Lawson is fully on board the 'stop Photoshopping celebrities' bandwagon
- Everyone wants to look their best when their photo is taken or they're seen on TV, but not everyone is thrilled "to be airbrushed thinner." At least not British celebrity chef Nigella Lawson, who Sky News reports has taken issue with anyone trying to Photoshop how she...
Anthony Bourdain's Toxicology
Report Reveals One Substance
Jun 23, 2018 11:40 AM CDT
Anthony Bourdain's Toxicology Report Reveals One Substance
Late culinary star only had a dose of nonnarcotic medicine
- With French police calling Anthony Bourdain's death a suicide , only one investigative question remained: What substances were in his body? The answer: none, save a therapeutic dose of nonnarcotic medicine, a French prosecutor tells the
New York Times
. "No trace of narcotics. No trace of any toxic products,...
Jun 9, 2018 9:00 AM CDT
Prosecutor Releases Details on Bourdain's Death
Toxicology tests are being performed after suicide
- Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain hanged himself in French hotel bathroom with bathrobe belt, French prosecutor Christian de Rocquigny tells the AP . Rocquigny, the prosecutor of Colmar in France's eastern Alsace region, also says there did not appear to be much planning in Bourdain's suicide, the AP reports. "...
Loss of Bourdain
Jun 8, 2018 11:44 AM CDT
'Anthony, Why?' Friends Mourn Loss of Bourdain
Chef had legions of admirers, in and out of the culinary world
- "The most interesting man in the world" has departed. That's Drew Magary's take on Anthony Bourdain's Friday death of a suspected suicide . At
, Magary writes that he idolized the celebrity chef, who "lived so much that the idea of him dying seems completely preposterous....
CNN Cites Suicide in Death
of Anthony Bourdain, 61
Jun 8, 2018 6:50 AM CDT
CNN Cites Suicide in Death of Anthony Bourdain, 61
He leaves behind a daughter
- Chef, author, and TV personality Anthony Bourdain is dead at 61, and the cause is suicide, confirms CNN . The network, which is home to his Emmy-award-winning series
released this statement Friday: "It is with extraordinary sadness we can confirm the death of our friend and colleague, Anthony...
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