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Celebrity Chefs You Most Wish Would Cook for You

Updated October 23, 2019 19.2k votes 2.0k voters 28.4k views38 items

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 Ramsay1
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    BirthplaceJohnstone, United Kingdom

    Gordon James Ramsay (born 8 November 1966) is a British chef, restaurateur, writer,...  more

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    Anthony Bourdain

    Dec. at 61 (1956-2018)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Anthony Michael Bourdain (; June 25, 1956 – June 8, 2018) was an American celebrity chef,...  more

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  • Alton Brown3
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    Alton Brown

    Age: 58

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, USA

    Alton Crawford Brown Jr. (born July 30, 1962) is an American television personality, food show...  more
  • Bobby Flay4
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    Bobby Flay

    Age: 55

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Robert William Flay (born December 10, 1964) is an American celebrity chef, restaurateur, and...  more
  • Wolfgang Puck5
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    BirthplaceSankt Veit an der Glan, Austria

    Wolfgang Johannes Puck (né Topfschnig; born July 8, 1949) is an Austrian-American chef,...  more
  • Emeril Lagasse6
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    Emeril Lagasse

    Age: 60

    BirthplaceUSA, Massachusetts, Fall River

    Emeril John Lagassé III ( EM-ə-rəl lə-GAH-see; born October 15, 1959) is an American celebrity...  more
  • Alexandra Guarnaschelli7

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, USA

    Alexandra Maria Guarnaschelli (born 1972) is a chef and executive chef at New York City's...  more
  • Jamie Oliver8
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    BirthplaceClavering, United Kingdom

    James Trevor Oliver (born 27 May 1975) is a British chef and restaurateur. He is known for...  more

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  • Aarón Sanchez9
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    BirthplaceEl Paso, Texas, United States of America

    Aarón Sánchez (born February 12, 1976) is an American award-winning celebrity chef,...  more
  • Guy Fieri10
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    Guy Fieri

    Age: 52

    BirthplaceColumbus, Ohio, United States of America

    Guy Ramsay Fieri (US: , Italian: [ˈfjɛːri]; né Ferry; born January 22, 1968) is an American...  more

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  • Giada De Laurentiis11
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    BirthplaceRome, Italy

    Giada Pamela De Laurentiis (born August 22, 1970) is an American chef, writer, and television...  more
  • Amanda Freitag12
    Amanda Freitag (born May 11, 1972) is a New York chef and frequent guest on Food Network...  more
  • Ina Garten13
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    Ina Garten

    Age: 72

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Ina Rosenberg Garten ( EYE-nə; born February 2, 1948) is an American author, host of the Food...  more

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    BirthplaceAddis Ababa, Ethiopia

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  • Nigella Lawson15
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    BirthplaceWandsworth, London, United Kingdom

    Nigella Lucy Lawson (born 6 January 1960) is an English food writer and cooking show host. She...  more

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  • Tyler Florence16
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    BirthplaceGreenville, South Carolina, United States of America

    Tyler Florence (born March 3, 1971) is a chef and television host of several Food Network...  more
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    Hisham Baeshen

    Age: 32

    BirthplaceSaudi Arabia

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

  • Anne Burrell18
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    BirthplaceCazenovia, New York, USA

    Anne W. Burrell (born September 21, 1969) is an American chef, television personality, and...  more

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  • Ming Tsai19
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    Ming Tsai

    Age: 56

    BirthplaceNewport Beach, California, United States of America

    Ming Tsai (Chinese: 蔡明昊; pinyin: Cài Mínghào; born March 29, 1964) is an American...  more
  • Rachael Ray20
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    BirthplaceGlens Falls, New York, USA

    Rachael Domenica Ray (born August 25, 1968) is an American television personality,...  more

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  • David Chang21
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    BirthplaceVirginia, United States of America

    David Chang (Korean: Chang Seok-ho 장석호; born August 5, 1977) is an American restaurateur,...  more

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  • Tom Colicchio22
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    BirthplaceElizabeth, New Jersey, United States of America

    Thomas Patrick Colicchio (; born August 15, 1962) is an American celebrity chef. He co-founded...  more
  • Richard Blais23
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    BirthplaceUniondale, New York, United States of America

    Richard Blais is an American chef, television personality, restaurateur and author. He...  more
  • Martin Yan24
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    Martin Yan

    Age: 71

    BirthplaceGuangzhou, China

    Yan Can Cook

    Martin Yan (Chinese: 甄文達, Zhen Wenda; born 22 December 1948) is a Chinese-American chef and...  more

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    Paula Deen

    Age: 73

    BirthplaceAlbany, Georgia, United States of America

    Paula Ann Hiers Deen (born January 19, 1947) is an American TV personality and cooking show...  more

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