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Colonel Sanders
(Founder of the Fast Food Chicken Restaurant ‘Kentucky Fried Chicken’ (KFC))
Colonel Sanders
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Birthdate: September 9, 1890
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Henryville, Indiana, United States
Died: December 16, 1980

Colonel Sanders is the man who revolutionized the American fast food industry by founding the restaurant chain Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC). Establishing a style trademark by wearing a white suit and black string tie, Sanders went on to become a symbol of the KFC brand. Such is the popularity of the brand, the symbol is recognized all over the world.

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David Chang
(American Restaurateur and Founder of the Momofuku Restaurant Group)
David Chang
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Birthdate: August 5, 1977
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Arlington County, 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.

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Wolfgang Puck
(Celebrity Chef and Restaurateur)
Wolfgang Puck
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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.

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Guy Fieri
(American Restaurateur and Host of Several 'Food Network' Television Shows)
Guy Fieri
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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.

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Grant Achatz
(American Chef and Restaurateur Known for His Contributions to Molecular Gastronomy or Progressive Cuisine)
Grant Achatz
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Birthdate: April 25, 1974
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Saint Clair, Michigan, United States
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Mario Batali
(American Celebrity Chef and Restaurateur)
Mario Batali
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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.

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Rick Bayless
(American Chef and Restaurateur)
Rick Bayless
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Birthdate: November 23, 1953
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
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Salt Bae
(Restaurateur)
Salt Bae
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Birthdate: August 9, 1983
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Erzurum, Turkey
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Emeril Lagasse
(Celebrity Chef & Restaurateur Known for His Show 'Essence of Emeril' on The Food Network)
Emeril Lagasse
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Birthdate: October 15, 1959
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Fall River, Massachusetts, United States
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.
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Kimbal Musk
(The Founder of 'The Kitchen Restaurant Group' and Co-Founder of 'Big Green' a 501 non profit organization)
Kimbal Musk
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Birthdate: September 20, 1972
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Pretoria, Transvaal, South Africa
Kimbal Musk, the younger brother of business tycoon and Tesla CEO Elon Musk, owns the community restaurant chain known as The Kitchen Restaurant Group. He also co-founded the non-profit Big Green, which builds outdoor classrooms, and Square Roots, which specializes in urban farming. He is also a prime Tesla shareholder.
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Frederick Trump
(Businessman)
Frederick Trump
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Birthdate: March 14, 1869
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kallstadt, Germany
Died: May 30, 1918
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Howard Schultz
(Businessman, CEO of ‘Starbucks’ and Co-Owner of 'Seattle SuperSonics' Basketball Team )
Howard Schultz
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Birthdate: July 19, 1952
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Businessman Howard Schultz has served as the chairman and CEO of the Starbucks Coffee Company and as the owner of the basketball team Seattle SuperSonics. He has written several books on business, including the NYT bestseller From the Ground Up. He has also launched the Schultz Family Foundation.
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Joe Bastianich
(Restaurateur & Winemaker Who Co-owns 30 Restaurants in Four Countries)
Joe Bastianich
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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.
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Prue Leith
(British-South African Restaurateur, Chef, Television Presenter, Journalist, Cookery Writer)
Prue Leith
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Birthdate: February 18, 1940
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: South Africa

British-South African chef and culinary expert Prue Leith had begun her career with a lunch-supplying business. She later launched her Michelin-starred restaurant Leith's in Notting Hill and a culinary school. Best known as a judge on The Great British Menu, she is also associated with various charitable initiatives.

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Ming Tsai
(American Chef, Restaurateur, and Television Personality)
Ming Tsai
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Birthdate: March 29, 1964
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Newport Beach, California, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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John Schnatter
(Founder of 'Papa John's' Pizza Restaurant Chain)
John Schnatter
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Birthdate: November 23, 1961
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Jeffersonville, Indiana, United States

Entrepreneur John H. Schnatter, also known as Papa John, established Papa John's Pizza in the 1980s, using the money he got after selling his car. He resigned as the CEO of his company in 2018, following a controversy regarding his comments about protests by NFL players.

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Tom Colicchio
(Chef)
Tom Colicchio
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Birthdate: August 15, 1962
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Elizabeth, New Jersey, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Nobu Matsuhisa
(Japanese Restaurateur and Celebrity Chef)
Nobu Matsuhisa
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Birthdate: March 10, 1949
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Saitama, Japan

Nobu Matsuhisa is a Japanese restaurateur and celebrity chef best known for his fusion cuisine; he often blends Japanese dishes with Peruvian ingredients, creating a new style of cuisine. Matsuhisa owns restaurants in several countries and has also authored many cookbooks.

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Jon Taffer
(Entrepreneur)
Jon Taffer
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Birthdate: November 7, 1954
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Great Neck, New York, U.S.
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Paul Prudhomme
(American Celebrity Chef)
Paul Prudhomme
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Birthdate: July 13, 1940
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Opelousas, Louisiana, United States
Died: October 8, 2015
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Dave Thomas
(Founder and CEO of Wendy's)
Dave Thomas
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Birthdate: July 2, 1932
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Died: January 8, 2002
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Sarah Willingham
(Restaurateur, Businessperson)
Sarah Willingham
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Birthdate: December 21, 1973
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Stoke-on-Trent

It is believed Sarah Willingham had begun working in the hospitality industry at age 13. Apart from managing the popular restaurants Planet Hollywood and Pizza Express, she also manages a huge portfolio that includes The Bombay Bicycle Club and The London Cocktail Club. She has also been part of Dragons' Den.

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Gary Rhodes
(English Restaurateur and Television Chef)
Gary Rhodes
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Birthdate: April 22, 1960
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
Died: November 26, 2019

Best known for his appearances on shows such as MasterChef and Hell's Kitchen, Gary Rhodes later also launched his own series, Rhodes Around Britain. He owned several restaurants in the UK and the Middle East. The celebrity chef shocked everyone with his untimely death at age 59 due to brain hemorrhage.

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Rick Stein
(English Celebrity Chef, Restaurateur and Television Presenter)
Rick Stein
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Birthdate: June 30, 1947
Sun Sign: Cancer
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.

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Yotam Ottolenghi
(British Chef, restaurateur, and Food Writer)
Yotam Ottolenghi
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Birthdate: December 14, 1968
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Jerusalem, Israel
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Keith Floyd
(British Celebrity Cook, Restaurateur and Television Personality)
Keith Floyd
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Birthdate: December 28, 1943
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Sulhamstead, Berkshire, England
Died: September 14, 2009

Celebrity chef Keith Floyd was known for his signature style of presenting, his impeccable dress sense, and his love for red wine. After quitting his initial military career, he took up petty jobs in bars and restaurants, and eventually made it big as a chef on BBC cookery shows.

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Bill Rancic
(Writer, Entrepreneur, Businessperson, Author, Restaurateur)
Bill Rancic
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Birthdate: May 16, 1971
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chicago
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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Charlie Trotter
(American Chef and Restaurateur)
Charlie Trotter
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Birthdate: September 8, 1959
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Wilmette, Illinois, United States
Died: November 5, 2013
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Rocky Aoki
(Restaurateur Who Founded the Popular Japanese Cuisine Restaurant Chain 'Benihana')
Rocky Aoki
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Birthdate: October 9, 1938
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
Died: July 10, 2008
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George Calombaris
(Australian Chef and Restaurateur Who was One of the Judges of 'Masterchef Australia' From 2009 to 2019)
George Calombaris
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Birthdate: October 4, 1978
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
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Andrew Zimmern
(American Chef, Restaurateur, Television and Radio Personality)
Andrew Zimmern
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Birthdate: July 4, 1961
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Thomas Keller
(American Chef & Restaurateur)
Thomas Keller
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Birthdate: October 14, 1955
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Camp Pendleton, Oceanside, California, United States
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Oliver Peck
(American Tattoo Artist, Restaurateur and Reality TV Personality Known for His TV Show ‘Ink Master’)
Oliver Peck
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Birthdate: July 29, 1971
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Antonia Lofaso
(Chef)
Antonia Lofaso
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Birthdate: November 23, 1976
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
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Terence Conran
(English Designer, Restaurateur and Founder of 'Design Museum')
Terence Conran
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Birthdate: October 4, 1931
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, England
Died: September 12, 2020

Best known as the founder of the Design Museum in London, British designer and restaurateur Terence Conran had begun a furniture studio while still a student. He later launched popular interior and furniture design firms such as the Conran Design Group and Habitat. He has also penned several books.

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Marcus Samuelsson
(Celebrity Chef and Restaurateur)
Marcus Samuelsson
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Birthdate: January 25, 1971
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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.

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Massimo Bottura
(Restaurateur)
Massimo Bottura
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Birthdate: September 30, 1962
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Modena, Italy
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Jimmy John Liautaud
(Founder of Jimmy John's Sandwich Chain.)
Jimmy John Liautaud
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Birthdate: January 12, 1964
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Arlington Heights, Illinois, United States
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S. Truett Cathy
(Business Person)
S. Truett Cathy
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Birthdate: March 14, 1921
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Eatonton, Georgia, US
Died: September 8, 2014
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Dan Barber
(Chef)
Dan Barber
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Birthdate: March 12, 1969
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
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Gary Mehigan
(English-Australian Chef and Restaurateur)
Gary Mehigan
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Birthdate: February 12, 1967
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hayling Island, Hampshire, England

Born in England, Gary Mehigan, celebrated chef and restaurateur, received his initial training in prominent London hotels before moving to Melbourne, Australia. After heading several well-known restaurants there, he opened his own establishment and currently co-owns The Boathouse, located in Moonee Ponds. Concurrently, he can also be seen on televisions productions like MasterChef Australia and Far Flung with Gary Mehigan.

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Richard Blais
(American Chef, Television Personality, Restaurateur, and Author)
Richard Blais
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Birthdate: February 19, 1972
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Uniondale, New York, United States
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Tom Monaghan
(Businessperson)
Tom Monaghan
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Birthdate: March 25, 1937
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
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Shannon Bennett
(Australian Celebrity Chef and Head Chef of Restaurant 'Vue de Monde' )
Shannon Bennett
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Birthdate: November 23, 1975
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia

Shannon Bennett is an Australian chef and author. He is the head chef of restaurant Vue de monde at Melbourne's Rialto Tower and also owns and operates several other hospitality venues in Melbourne. On several occasions, he has appeared as a guest judge on the popular cooking show MasterChef Australia. He is the author of several books as well. 

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Michael Voltaggio
(American Celebrity Chef, Restaurateur and Cookbook Author)
Michael Voltaggio
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Birthdate: September 29, 1978
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Frederick, Maryland, United States
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Fatima Ali
(Chef, Restaurateur)
Fatima Ali
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Birthdate: August 8, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
Died: January 25, 2019
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Fred DeLuca
(Businessman)
Fred DeLuca
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Birthdate: October 3, 1947
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: September 14, 2015
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Alice Waters
(American Chef, Restaurateur, and Author)
Alice Waters
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Birthdate: April 28, 1944
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chatham, New Jersey, United States
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Jon Paul Steuer
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Birthdate: March 27, 1984
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Escondido, California, United States
Died: January 1, 2018
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Todd English
(American Celebrity Chef, Restaurateur and Author)
Todd English
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Birthdate: August 29, 1960
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Amarillo, Texas, United States