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  • Duff Goldman
    Jeffrey Adam "Duff" Goldman[1] (born December 17, 1974) is a pastry chef and television personality. He is the executive chef of the Baltimore-based Charm City Cakes shop which was featured in the Fo...
  • Angela Maria C Hartnett, MBE
    Angela Hartnett From Wikipedia: Angela Hartnett, MBE (born September 1968) is an English chef. A protégée of Gordon Ramsay who was made famous by her appearances on British television...
  • Mark Richard Strausman
    Currently Manager and head chef at Freds at Barneys New York - both at Madison avenue and "Barneys New York, Downtown" in Chelsea, Manhattan. He has been manager/co-manager and head chef/co-head-chef o...
  • William Kitchiner (1775 - 1827)
    William Kitchiner From WIkipedia: William Kitchiner M.D. (1775–1827) was an English optician, inventor of telescopes, amateur musician and exceptional cook. His name was a household word dur...
  • Paul Eugene Prudhomme (1940 - 2015)
    Paul Prudhomme (July 13, 1940 – October 8, 2015), also known as Gene Autry Prudhomme, was an American celebrity chef whose specialties were Creole and Cajun cuisines; he was credited with popula...

Celebrity chefs are a kitchen chefs who have become famous and well known. Today celebrity chefs often become celebrities by presenting cookery advice and demonstrations via mass media, especially television. Several chefs have been credited with being the first celebrity chef, among them historically Bartolomeo Scappi and Marie-Antoine Carême.

List of celebrity chefs

  • Mario Batali, American chef, restaurateur, author, and television personality, best-known for his expertise in Italian cuisine
  • Anthony Bourdain, American chef, author and television personality, best-known as the host of Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations
  • Julia Child, American chef, author, and television personality, best known for introducing French cuisine to the American mainstream
  • Tom Colicchio, American chef, restaurateur, author, and television personality. co-founder of the Gramercy Tavern, best-known as the head judge the show Top Chef
  • Paula Deen, American chef, restaurateur, and author, and and television personality, best-known from the show Paula's Home Cooking.
  • Alain Ducasse, Monégasque chef and restaurateur
  • Bobby Flay, American chef, restaurateur, and television personality, host for several Food Network television programs
  • Nobuyuki Matsuhisa, Japanese chef, author, and restaurateur, best-known for his fusion cuisine
  • Wolfgang Puck, Austrian chef, author, restaurateur, and businessman
  • Gordon Ramsay, British chef, television personality, and restaurateur, best-know as the host of several cooking television programs, including Hell's Kitchen
  • Rachael Ray, American chef, television personality, businesswoman, and author, best-known as the host of Rachael Ray
  • William Kitchiner His name was a household word during the 19th century, and his 1822 cookbook, The Cook's Oracle, was a bestseller in England and the United States

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