This list of famous TV chefs includes photos, bios, and other information, when available. Who are the top TV chefs in the world? This includes the most prominent TV chefs, both living and dead, from America and abroad. The notable TV chefs below are ordered by their level of prominence, and the list can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these famous chefs on TV were born and what their nationality is. These popular chefs are also found on most entertaining celebrity chefs, famous pastry chefs, and the best cooking TV shows of all time. The top celebrity chefs on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all well known chefs, famous for their television cooking shows and appearances.
This list is made up of a variety of famous cooks on TV, including Anthony Bourdain, Mario Batali, and Julia Child. When perusing a list of famous chefs, you're sure to find many names of chefs you're already a fan of, but you'll also discover some famous Asian chefs, and other famous TV cooks you are soon to be a fan of.
From reputable, prominent, and celebrity TV chefs to the lesser known TV chefs of today, these are some of the best professionals in the TV cooking show world. Who are the most famous TV chefs ever? What are the names of the best TV chefs? Just take a look below!
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
Birthplace: Johnstone, 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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Julia Carolyn Child was an American chef, author, and television personality. She is recognized for bringing French cuisine to the American public with her debut cookbook, Mastering the Art of French Cooking, and her subsequent television programs, the most notable of which was The French Chef, ...more
Age: Died at 92 (1912-2004)
Birthplace: Pasadena, California, USA
Profession: Cook, Copywriter, TV chef, Author, Writer, + more
Credits: The French Chef, Julie & Julia, Good Morning America, In Julia's Kitchen with Master 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
Birthplace: New York City, New York, 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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Rachael Ray is an American television personality, businesswoman, celebrity chef and author. She hosts the syndicated daily talk and lifestyle program Rachael Ray, and three Food Network series. Other programs to her credit include Rachael Ray's Week In A Day and the reality format show Rachael vs. ...more
Birthplace: Glens Falls, New York, United States of America
Profession: Celebrity chef, Businessperson, Television producer, Screenwriter, Author, + more
Credits: Rachael Ray, 30 Minute Meals, Rachael Ray's Week in a Day, Lunch Hour
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