Chef and host of CNN’s Parts Unknown Anthony Bourdain has died at the age of 61.
Per CNN, Bourdain’s cause of death was via suicide. Bourdain was in France filming a new episode of Parts Unknown at the time of his death. He was found unresponsive in his hotel room by French Chef Eric Ripert.
CNN released the following statement on his passing:
“It is with extraordinary sadness we can confirm the death of our friend and colleague, Anthony Bourdain. His love of great adventure, new friends, fine food and drink and the remarkable stories of the world made him a unique storyteller. His talents never ceased to amaze us and we will miss him very much. Our thoughts and prayers are with his daughter and family at this incredibly difficult time.”
We will update this story as it develops.
Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock blogger that loves the smell of old vinyl in the morning.