Died Anthony Burden
The famous TV presenter and former chef Anthony Burden on June 7 committed suicide. His body was discovered in the hotel Kaisersberge, France. Later the police confirmed that it was suicide.
Anthony Burden has won worldwide fame thanks to the TV show “No Reservations” and “Anthony Burden: Unknown Parts” (Parts Unkown) and the book of memoirs “Kitchen Secrets” (Kitchen Cofidential). In Strasbourg, he worked on a new release of the program “Unknown Parts”, which was published on the CNN channel. In the past, the presenter talked openly about his problems with drugs – cocaine, heroin and LSD.
The career of the chef Anthony Burden began back in 1978. Then he became a graduate of the Culinary Institute of the United States, then began a career in a small fish restaurant and grew up to a chef. For the first time, the world began talking about Burden after the publication of his book, Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly (“On Food: Strictly Confidential”) about the backstreetness of the American restaurant industry. The first edition of the book was released in 2000, becoming a bestseller. In total, Burden has published more than 10 books.
Debut on TV for Burden was the show A Cook’s Tour, released in 2002, where the culinary acquainted the audience with the cuisine of exotic countries. Then the show was transformed into No Reservation on the Travel Channel. Burden’s original approach to choosing places, corporate sarcasm, a bright and often obscene language provided him two Emmy prizes and a millionth estate.
Anthony Burden was a favorite chef and among celebrities. In 2016, during the visit of Barack Obama to Vietnam, Burden invited him to dinner at a street cafe in Hanoi – within the framework of the No Reservation program. The account for 6 dollars was paid by the showman. In memory of the adventurer cook, the ex-president published the following entry in his tweet: “Low plastic chairs, cheap, but awesome tasty noodles, cold Hanoi beer. So I will remember Tony. He taught us what food is, and, more importantly, about its ability to unite us, forcing us not to fear the unknown. We will greatly miss him. “