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List of famous male chefs, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male chefs list contains the most prominent and top males known for being chefs. These popular male chefs are also seen hosting the best cooking TV shows of all time and the best Food Network shows. There are thousand of males working as chefs in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic chefs have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a chef then the people below should give you inspiration.

This list of famous male chefs include names like, Gordon Ramsay, Bobby Flay, Rocco DiSpirito and many additional people as well. 

While this isn't a list of all male chefs, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male chefs?" and "Who are the best male chefs?"

Gordon Ramsay is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Chefs
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Gordon James Ramsay, Jr, OBE is a Scottish born British chef and restaurateur.His restaurants have been awarded 15 Michelin stars in total and currently hold 14. His signature restaurant, Restaurant Gordon Ramsay in Chelsea, London, has held 3 Michelin stars since 2001. Ramsay is known for ...more

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Age: 50

Birthplace: Johnstone, United Kingdom

Nationality: United Kingdom

Profession: Cook, Television director, Television producer, Restaurateur, Actor, + more

Credits: Hell's Kitchen, Kitchen Nightmares, The F Word, Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares

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#1 on The Most Entertaining Celebrity Chefs

#1 on Celebrity Chefs You Most Wish Would Cook for You

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Anthony Bourdain is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Chefs
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Anthony Michael Bourdain is an American chef, author, and television personality. He is a 1978 graduate of the Culinary Institute of America and a veteran of numerous professional kitchens, including a stint of many years as executive chef at Brasserie Les Halles. Though Bourdain is no longer ...more

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Age: 60

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Profession: Television producer, TV chef, Screenwriter, Author, Actor, + more

Credits: Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations, Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown, A Cook's Tour

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#2 on The Most Entertaining Celebrity Chefs

#10 on Celebrity Chefs You Most Wish Would Cook for You

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Jamie Oliver is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Chefs
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James Trevor "Jamie" Oliver, MBE is an English celebrity chef, restaurateur, and media personality known for his food-focused television shows, cookbooks and more recently his global campaign for better food education. ...more

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Age: 41

Birthplace: Clavering, United Kingdom

Nationality: United Kingdom

Profession: Television producer, Screenwriter, Restaurateur, Author, Presenter, + more

Credits: Jamie at Home, The Naked Chef, Oliver's Twist, Jamie at Home Christmas Special

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#14 on The Most Entertaining Celebrity Chefs

#2 on Celebrity Chefs You Most Wish Would Cook for You

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Bobby Flay is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Chefs
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Robert William "Bobby" Flay is an American celebrity chef, restaurateur, and reality television personality. He is the owner and executive chef of several restaurants: Mesa Grill in Las Vegas and the Bahamas; Bar Americain in New York and Uncasville, CT; Bobby Flay Steak in Atlantic City; Gato in ...more

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Age: 52

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Nationality: United States of America

Profession: Television producer, Restaurateur, Author, Presenter, Chef

Credits: Throwdown with Bobby Flay, Beat Bobby Flay, Bruch @ Bobby's, Food Network Star

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#7 on The Most Entertaining Celebrity Chefs

#4 on Celebrity Chefs You Most Wish Would Cook for You

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