Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain, known as one of the most influential chefs of his times, died at the age of 61. According to a statement by CNN, he had hanged himself and was found dead in a hotel room in France’s Strasbourg. Bourdain was working on an upcoming episode of ‘Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown’, a programme he hosted for CNN since 2013.
He became famous for his book Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly, which was released in the year 2010. Bourdain’s first food and travel television show A Cook’s Tour went on for a successful run of 35 episodes.
He hosted a few other popular culinary programs as well. For his television programs, Discovery’s Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations (2005-2012) and CNN’s Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown, he visited many parts of India, which included Kerala, Udaipur in Rajasthan, various dhabas across Punjab and Himachal among others.
Watch what he thinks of Indian cuisine in the videos below.
Anthony Bourdain speaks of Indian vegetarianism
During his Punjab trip for the show Parts Unknown
Anthony Bourdain visits Natraj Hotel in Udaipur, Rajasthan
Bourdain’s visit to Rajasthan for his show No Reservations
Anthony Bourdain travels the gateway to the Himalayas
The chef’s visit to Udaipur