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Celebrity Chefs You Most Wish Would Cook for You  

Logan Rapp
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We're all obsessed with celebrity chefs. At any moment in the world, there is at least one television on, and it's playing Chopped. So when you're thinking about the famous TV chefs you'd like to cook for you, a handy list of the best celebrity chefs is probably exactly what you need to jump start your foodie brain waves! Take a look at this list of celebrity chefs with the best food, vote up those you wish were your own person chef for a day (or even just a meal) and downvote the ones who you think might serve you raw chicken or something else gross. 

Are you a big fan of some of the greats, like Wolfgang Puck or Jamie Oliver? The latter's cooking has had a focus on not only being delicious, but making sure that the food is actually healthy for you as well, which is always a plus. Or maybe you're more of the punk type, and want to get Nadia G's humor as well as tasty comfort food? No matter what your food preferences are, this list of famous chefs with the best food will have something for you to enjoy! Whether you want to travel the world trying out new foods with Anthony Bourdain, or intense high-end cuisine like Gordon Ramsay, you'll find what you're looking for!

So scroll on down and get to voting for the greatest television chefs on the Food Network and beyond! Whether you want a beef Wellington or some kind of butter-filled Paula Deen concoction, let the world know with your votes.
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Gordon Ramsay is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Celebrity Chefs You Most Wish Would Cook for You
age 52
Gordon James Ramsay (born 8 November 1966) is a British chef, restaurateur, writer, television personality and food critic. He was born in Johnstone, Scotland, and raised in Stratford-upon-Avon, ...more
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Alton Brown is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Celebrity Chefs You Most Wish Would Cook for You
Alton Brown age 56
Alton Crawford Brown Jr. (born July 30, 1962) is an American television personality, food show presenter, author, actor, cinematographer, and musician. He is the creator and host of the Food ...more
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Bobby Flay is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Celebrity Chefs You Most Wish Would Cook for You
age 54
Robert William Flay (born December 10, 1964) is an American celebrity chef, restaurateur, and reality television personality. He is the owner and executive chef of several restaurants: Mesa ...more
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Anthony Bourdain is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Celebrity Chefs You Most Wish Would Cook for You
Dec. at 61 (1956-2018)
Anthony Michael Bourdain (; June 25, 1956 – June 8, 2018) was an American celebrity chef, author, and travel documentarian who starred in programs focusing on the exploration of international ...more
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Wolfgang Puck is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Celebrity Chefs You Most Wish Would Cook for You
age 69
Wolfgang Johannes Puck (né Topfschnig; born July 8, 1949) is an Austrian-American chef, restaurateur, and actor. Born in Austria, Puck moved to the United States at the age of 24. In ...more
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Emeril Lagasse is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Celebrity Chefs You Most Wish Would Cook for You
Emeril Lagasse age 59
Emeril John Lagassé III ( EM-ə-rəl lə-GAH-see; born October 15, 1959) is an American celebrity chef, restaurateur, television personality, cookbook author, and National Best Recipe award ...more
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Jamie Oliver is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Celebrity Chefs You Most Wish Would Cook for You
age 43
James Trevor Oliver (born 27 May 1975) is a British chef and restaurateur. He is known for his approachable cuisine, which has led him to front numerous television shows and open many ...more
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Alexandra Guarnaschelli is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Celebrity Chefs You Most Wish Would Cook for You
JenniPowell added age 47
Alexandra Maria Guarnaschelli (born 1972) is a chef and executive chef at New York City's Butter restaurant and was executive chef at The Darby restaurant before its closing. She appears as a ...more
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Giada De Laurentiis is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Celebrity Chefs You Most Wish Would Cook for You
age 48
Giada Pamela De Laurentiis (Italian pronunciation: [ˈdʒaːda paˈmɛːla de lauˈrɛnti.is]; born August 22, 1970) is an American chef, writer, and television personality. She is the host of Food ...more
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Aarón Sanchez is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Celebrity Chefs You Most Wish Would Cook for You
analise.dubner added age 43
Aarón Sánchez (born February 12, 1976) is an American award-winning celebrity chef, restaurateur, television personality, cookbook author and philanthropist. He is the executive ...more
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Guy Fieri is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Celebrity Chefs You Most Wish Would Cook for You
age 51
Guy Ramsay Fieri (US: , Italian: [ˈfjɛːri]; né Ferry; born January 22, 1968) is an American restaurateur, author, game show host, and an Emmy Award winning television personality. He ...more
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Marcus Samuelsson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Celebrity Chefs You Most Wish Would Cook for You
JenniPowell added age 49
Marcus Samuelsson (born Kassahun Tsegie; Amharic: ካሳሁን ፅጌ 25 January 1971) is an Ethiopian Swedish chef and restaurateur. He is the head chef of Red Rooster in Harlem, New York.
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Nigella Lawson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Celebrity Chefs You Most Wish Would Cook for You
age 59
Nigella Lucy Lawson (born 6 January 1960) is an English food writer and cooking show host. She is the daughter of Nigel Lawson, a former Chancellor of the Exchequer, and Vanessa (née ...more
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Anne Burrell is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Celebrity Chefs You Most Wish Would Cook for You
age 49
Anne W. Burrell (born September 21, 1969) is an American chef, television personality, and former instructor at the Institute of Culinary Education. She is the host of the Food Network show ...more
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Tyler Florence is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Celebrity Chefs You Most Wish Would Cook for You
age 47
Tyler Florence (born March 3, 1971) is a chef and television host of several Food Network shows. He graduated from the College of Culinary Arts at the Charleston, South Carolina, campus of ...more
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Ina Garten is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Celebrity Chefs You Most Wish Would Cook for You
age 71
Ina Rosenberg Garten ( EYE-nə; born February 2, 1948) is an American author, host of the Food Network program Barefoot Contessa, and a former staff member of the White House Office of Management ...more
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Mario Batali is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Celebrity Chefs You Most Wish Would Cook for You
age 58
Mario Francesco Batali (born September 19, 1960) is an American chef, writer, restaurateur, and media personality. Batali formerly co-owned restaurants in New York City; Las Vegas; Los Angeles ...more
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Ming Tsai is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Celebrity Chefs You Most Wish Would Cook for You
age 54
Ming Tsai (Chinese: 蔡明昊; pinyin: Cài Mínghào; born March 29, 1964) is an American restaurateur, television personality, and celebrity chef. Tsai's restaurants have focused ...more
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Rachael Ray is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Celebrity Chefs You Most Wish Would Cook for You
age 50
Rachael Domenica Ray (born August 25, 1968) is an American television personality, businesswoman, celebrity chef, and author. She hosts the syndicated daily talk and lifestyle program Rachael ...more
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Amanda Freitag is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Celebrity Chefs You Most Wish Would Cook for You
Bill Smith added
Amanda Freitag (born May 11, 1972) is a New York chef and frequent guest on Food Network television program. Originally from Cedar Grove NJ, Class of 1987. She is also a judge on the TV cooking ...more
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Tom Colicchio is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Celebrity Chefs You Most Wish Would Cook for You
age 56
Thomas Patrick Colicchio (; born August 15, 1962) is an American celebrity chef. He co-founded the Gramercy Tavern in New York City, and formerly served as a co-owner and as the executive chef. ...more
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Paula Deen is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Celebrity Chefs You Most Wish Would Cook for You
age 72
Paula Ann Hiers Deen (born January 19, 1947) is an American TV personality and cooking show host. Deen resides in Savannah, Georgia, where she owns and operates The Lady & Sons restaurant ...more
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Hisham Baeshen is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Celebrity Chefs You Most Wish Would Cook for You
MostafaElgammal added Hisham Baeshen 30

Hisham a Saudi cooking chef who started his career as a food blogger in 2014.

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Richard Blais is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Celebrity Chefs You Most Wish Would Cook for You
JenniPowell added age 47
Richard Blais is an American chef, television personality, restaurateur and author. He appeared on the reality show cooking show Top Chef, and is known for his take on classic American cuisine. ...more
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Aaron Franklin is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Celebrity Chefs You Most Wish Would Cook for You
Imani Henry added Aaron Franklin Aaron Franklin is widely regarded as one of the most influential pitmasters in the U.S. He received the James Beard Foundation Award for Best Chef: Southwest in 2015. His popular and critically lauded restaurant, Franklin Barbecue, was awarded Texas Monthly’s coveted Best Barbecue Joint in Texas