Male Chefs

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 1 Guy Fieri

Guy Fieri.
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Famous As: Restaurateur, Cookbook Author
Birthdate: January 22, 1968
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio, United States

Primarily a restaurateur, Guy Fieri is a testimony to the fact that any professional can become famous if they are passionate enough in doing what they do best. From being a restaurateur, he went on to become a TV personality, hosting shows for Food Network channel. By mid-2010, he had become the face of the network.

 2 Bobby Flay

Bobby Flay.
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Famous As: American chef
Birthdate: December 10, 1964
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York, U.S
Celebrity chef Bobby Flay is best known for his Food Network shows, such as the Emmy-nominated Hot Off the Grill with Bobby Flay. He launched many restaurants, such as the Las Vegas-based Mesa Grill and 19 outlets of Bobby's Burger Palace. He has also taught at the French Culinary Institute.

 3 Paul Hollywood

Paul Hollywood.
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Famous As: Chef
Birthdate: March 1, 1966
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Wallasey, England

Paul Hollywood is an English television presenter and celebrity chef. Since 2010, he has been appearing as a judge on the popular television baking competition, The Great British Bake Off. Paul Hollywood is also a motor racer. He has competed in several tournaments, such as GT Cup. In 2017, he took part in a race at Circuit of the Americas.

 4 Jamie Oliver

Jamie Oliver.
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Famous As: Chef and Restaurateur
Birthdate: May 27, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Clavering, U.K.

Jamie Oliver is an English restaurateur and chef who gained international recognition after appearing on popular TV shows, such as Jamie's Kitchen and The Naked Chef. In 2005, his Feed Me Better campaign helped introduce several children to healthier foods. He also established a charity restaurant called Fifteen, which employs disadvantaged young people.

 5 Anthony Bourdain

Anthony Bourdain.
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Famous As: Chef, Author, T.V. Personality
Birthdate: June 25, 1956
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York City
Died: June 8, 2018

Anthony Bourdain was an American celebrity chef. He was also a renowned author, media personality and travel documentarian. His shows about the exploration of international culture and cuisine were very popular. Apart from writing several books on food and cooking and travel explorations, Bourdain also wrote fiction and historical non-fiction. In June 8, 2018, he died by suicide in France.

 6 Marco Pierre White

Marco Pierre White.
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Famous As: Chef
Birthdate: December 11, 1961
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Leeds, United Kingdom
Marco Pierre White is known as the world’s first celebrity chef and became the youngest and the first British chef to win three Michelin stars. He has trained chefs Gordon Ramsay and Mario Batali, and has appeared on culinary shows such as Hell's Kitchen and Marco Pierre White's Kitchen Wars.

 7 Antoni Porowski

Antoni Porowski.
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Famous As: Television Personality
Birthdate: March 14, 1984
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Antoni Porowski is a Polish-Canadian TV personality, actor, author, and chef. He served as the food and wine expert in the Netflix series Queer Eye. He is a graduate of the Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre. He is a self-taught cook. He was named the Sexiest Reality Star on People's annual list in 2019.

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 8 Chris Fischer

Chris Fischer.
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Famous As: Chef
Birthdate: August 19, 1980
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chilmark, Massachusetts

 9 Alton Brown

Alton Brown.
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Famous As: TV Personality, Celebrity Chef, Author
Birthdate: July 30, 1962
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Alton Brown soared to fame as the creator of the Food Network culinary show Good Eats. He has also hosted shows such as Iron Chef America and Feasting on Asphalt. He has authored several bestselling cookbooks. He also created two culinary shows on YouTube during the COVID-19 lockdown.

 10 Gordon Ramsay

Gordon Ramsay.
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Famous As: Chef
Birthdate: November 8, 1966
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Johnstone, Scotland

A celebrated chef and restaurateur, British national Gordon Ramsay is also a writer and television personality. His TV shows about competitive cookery and food is quite popular. The Restaurant Gordon Ramsay, in Chelsea, is his signature restaurant. Known for his bluntness, short temper and strict manner, Ramsay has historically expressed a dislike for vegetarianism and veganism.

 11 Robert Irvine

Robert Irvine.
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Famous As: Chef
Birthdate: September 24, 1965
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England

 12 Salt Bae

Salt Bae
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Famous As: Restaurateur
Birthdate: August 9, 1983
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Erzurum, Turkey

 13 David Chang

David Chang.
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Famous As: Restaurateur
Birthdate: May 8, 1977
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vienna, Virginia, United States

David Chang revolutionized the culinary world with his brand Momofuku, which owns several noodle bars across the world, including a 2-Michelin-star restaurant. He has produced the Netflix shows Ugly Delicious and Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner. Several issues of his food magazine Lucky Peach have been NYT bestsellers.

 14 Action Bronson

Action Bronson
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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: December 2, 1983
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Flushing, New York, United States

 15 Rick Stein

Rick Stein.
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Famous As: Chef
Birthdate: January 4, 1947
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Churchill, Oxfordshire, England

Celebrity chef Rick Stein has managed the U.K.’s Stein Hotel and Restaurant with his first wife, Jill Stein. He later became the head chef and co-owner of Rick Stein at Bannisters in Australia, with his second wife, Sarah. He has authored cookbooks and presented culinary shows such as Seafood Odyssey.

 16 Ainsley Harriott

Ainsley Harriott.
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Famous As: Chef
Birthdate: February 28, 1957
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paddington, London, England, United Kingdom

Ainsley Harriott is an English television presenter, chef, and entertainer. He is known for presenting popular cooking shows, such as Ready Steady Cook and Can't Cook, Won't Cook. A multi-talented personality, Ainsley Harriott is also a best-selling author whose books have sold more than two million copies worldwide.  He is also known for his singing and comedy skills.

 17 Dom DeLuise

Dom DeLuise
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 1, 1933
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
Died: May 4, 2009

 18 Eddie Huang

Eddie Huang.
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Famous As: Author
Birthdate: March 1, 1982
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Chef and food expert Eddie Huang co-owns the gua bao restaurant BaoHaus in Lower Manhattan. He has hosted shows such as Snack Off and Huang's World. His bestselling memoir, Fresh Off the Boat, was made into a sitcom of the same name. He has also been a food blogger.

 19 Emeril Lagasse

Emeril Lagasse.
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Famous As: Chef, Restaurateur
Birthdate: October 15, 1959
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Fall River, Massachusetts
Celebrity chef Emeril Lagassé is known for his signature New New Orleans style of cooking and his catchphrases such as “Bam!” He owns several restaurants, has written many cookbooks, owns a non-profit for underprivileged children, and has also hosted Food Network shows such as Essence of Emeril and Emeril Live.

 20 Mario Batali

Mario Batali.
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Famous As: Chef
Birthdate: September 19, 1960
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States

Mario Batali is an American chef, restaurateur, writer, and media personality. He started hogging the limelight after appearing on some of Food Network's shows, such as Iron Chef America and Molto Mario. Also a well-known philanthropist and social activist, Batali established the Mario Batali Foundation in 2008, which funds pediatric disease research and various children's educational programs.

 21 Joe Bastianich

Joe Bastianich.
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Famous As: Restaurateur
Birthdate: September 17, 1968
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Astoria, New York, United States
Restaurateur and winemaker Joe Bastianich co-owns 30 restaurants across four countries, with his mother, Lidia Bastianich. His ventures include the Michelin-star-rated Babbo and the Pizzeria brand of eateries in Los Angeles. He has been a judge on the MasterChef franchise and has also authored several cookbooks and a bestselling autobiography.

 22 Buddy Valastro

Buddy Valastro.
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Famous As: Chef, Reality TV Personality
Birthdate: March 3, 1977
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hoboken, New Jersey

Baker Buddy Valastro, who owns Buddy V's Ristorante and Carlo's Bakery, gained fame as a reality star with his show Cake Boss. He has also appeared on shows such as Kitchen Boss, Buddy's Bakery Rescue, and Next Great Baker. He suffered a brutal hand injury in 2020.

 23 Andrew Zimmern

Andrew Zimmern
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Famous As: Television presenter, Writer
Birthdate: July 4, 1961
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York City

 24 Duff Goldman

Duff Goldman
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Famous As: Chef
Birthdate: December 17, 1974
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Detroit

 25 Jacques Pepin

Jacques Pepin
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Famous As: Chef
Birthdate: December 18, 1935
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bourg-en-Bresse, French Third Republic France

 26 Curtis Stone

Curtis Stone.
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Famous As: Chef
Birthdate: November 4, 1975
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Melbourne

Curtis Stone is an Australian celebrity chef, TV personality, and author. One of the proteges of Marco Pierre White, Curtis Stone is best known for appearing in several popular cooking shows, including Saturday Kitchen, Take Home Chef, and MasterChef Australia. Also known for his humanitarian efforts, Stone works closely with a domestic hunger-relief charity called Feeding America.

 27 Paul Wahlberg

Paul Wahlberg.
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Famous As: Chef & Reality TV Star
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Dorchester, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Chef and reality star Paul Wahlberg co-owns the restaurant Wahlburgers with his brothers, Mark and Donnie. He gained fame with his appearance on the A&E reality show named after his restaurant. He has previously worked as an executive chef and been associated with restaurants such as The Charles Hotel.

 28 Heston Blumenthal

Heston Blumenthal.
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Famous As: Chef
Birthdate: May 27, 1966
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Shepherd's Bush, London, England, United Kingdom

Heston Blumenthal is a British celebrity chef whose unusual recipes, such as Scotch eggs and triple-cooked chips have been widely imitated. He is considered a pioneer of multi-sensory cooking and his scientific approach to cooking has earned him honorary degrees from several universities. In 2004, he won the prestigious Chef Award, joining the likes of Phil Howard and Gordon Ramsay.

 29 Wolfgang Puck

Wolfgang Puck.
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Famous As: Chef, Restaurateur
Birthdate: July 8, 1949
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sankt Veit an der Glan, Austria

Wolfgang Puck is an Austrian-American restaurateur. In 1973, Puck moved to the US and opened a restaurant named Spago in 1982. He then established himself as a respected restaurateur by opening several other restaurants. In 2013, he was inducted into the Culinary Hall of Fame. Also an actor, Puck has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

 30 Graham Elliot

Graham Elliot
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Famous As: Chef
Birthdate: January 4, 1977
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States

 31 John Torode

John Torode.
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Famous As: Celebrity chef
Birthdate: July 23, 1965
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
Australian celebrity chef and restaurateur John Torode initially worked at the U.K.-based Conran Group's restaurants. He is also known for his appearances on shows such as This Morning and the revival of MasterChef in 2005. He owned the Luxe and Smiths of Smithfield and has also authored several cookbooks.

 32 Marcus Samuelsson

Marcus Samuelsson.
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Famous As: Chef
Birthdate: January 25, 1970
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Addis Ababa

Ethiopian Swedish chef and restaurateur Marcus Samuelsson currently works as the head chef of Red Rooster in Harlem, New York. Fascinated by his grandmother’s cooking, he studied at the Culinary Institute in Göteborg to learn the nuances of food preparation. In the ensuing years, he gained recognition as a world-class chef. He is also an award-winning cookbook author.

 33 Geoffrey Zakarian

Geoffrey Zakarian
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Famous As: Chef
Birthdate: July 25, 1959
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Worcester, Massachusetts, US

 34 James Martin

James Martin
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Famous As: cook
Birthdate: June 30, 1972
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Malton

 35 Grant Achatz

Grant Achatz
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Famous As: Chef
Birthdate: April 25, 1974
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: St. Clair

 36 Adriano Zumbo

Adriano Zumbo
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Famous As: Chef
Birthdate: November 6, 1981
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Coonamble, New South Wales, Australia

 37 Aarón Sanchez

Aarón Sanchez
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Famous As: Chef
Birthdate: February 12, 1976
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: El Paso

 38 Thomas Keller

Thomas Keller.
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Famous As: American Chef & Restaurateur
Birthdate: October 14, 1955
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Camp Pendleton, Oceanside, California, United States

 39 Jiro Ono

Jiro Ono.
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Famous As: Chef
Birthdate: October 27, 1925
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tenryū, Shizuoka

Jiro Ono, the star chef of Japan, is known as a sushi master. His exclusive Tokyo-based restaurant Sukiyabashi Jiro has only 10 seats, leaving some people on the wait-list for 2 years before they can dine there. He inspired the Netflix documentary Jiro Dreams of Sushi.

 40 Jose Andres

Jose Andres
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Famous As: Chef
Birthdate: July 13, 1969
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mieres, Asturias Mieres, Asturias, Spain

 41 Michael Symon

Michael Symon
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Famous As: Chef
Birthdate: September 19, 1969
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States

 42 Keith Floyd

Keith Floyd
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Famous As: Television producer, Chef, Author, Autobiographer
Birthdate: December 28, 1943
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Reading
Died: September 14, 2009

 43 Rick Bayless

Rick Bayless
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Famous As: Chef, Restaurateur
Birthdate: November 23, 1953
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Oklahoma City

 44 Eddie Jackson

Eddie Jackson
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Famous As: Chef
Birthdate: December 19, 1980
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Americus, Georgia, United States

 45 Masaharu Morimoto

Masaharu Morimoto
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Famous As: Chefs
Birthdate: May 26, 1955
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hiroshima, Japan

 46 Gary Rhodes

Gary Rhodes.
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Famous As: Restaurateur
Birthdate: April 22, 1960
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England
Died: November 26, 2019

 47 Michael Paré

Michael Paré.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 9, 1958
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York

 48 Bruno Kirby

Bruno Kirby
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 28, 1949
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: August 14, 2006

 49 George Calombaris

George Calombaris
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Famous As: Chef
Birthdate: October 4, 1978
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Melbourne

 50 Auguste Escoffier

Auguste Escoffier
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Famous As: Chef
Birthdate: October 28, 1846
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Villeneuve-Loubet, France
Died: February 12, 1935