Anthony Bourdain

“I feel really bad that his best friend had to find him. It’s so rough, and I don’t know how to process it,” the executive producer and chef tells THR.

Top Chef head judge and executive producer Tom Colicchio recalls when Anthony Bourdain gave him a shout out in his book Kitchen Confidential, released in 2000.

“Prior to Kitchen Confidential, I didn’t know Anthony, but like all young chefs, I read the book. He took the scab off the industry,” Colicchio tells The Hollywood Reporter. “If you were in the book you generally got slammed, but he mentioned me at the end as one of the guys who got it. When we eventually met, both of our party days were well behind us.”

Bourdain died of apparent suicide on Friday, and many of his colleagues in the culinary and film worlds are paying tribute to the television chef.

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