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Metro Atlanta chefs react to Anthony Bourdain's death

Metro Atlanta chefs and restaurants are reacting on social media to the death of celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain, who was found dead in his hotel room in France while working on his CNN series on culinary traditions around the world. He was 61.

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Miller Union chef/owner Steven Satterfield

Atlanta chef Asha Gomez

Philips Arena executive chef Joe Schafer


Bourdain shot "Parts Unknown" for Atlanta-based CNN and visited Atlanta for a 2013 episode of "The Layover" on the Travel Channel.

AJC food writer Wendell Brock reviewed Bourdain's most recent cookbook, 2016's "Appetites," writing, "At the end of it all, this book is Bourdain’s best effort at maturity, told with playfulness and heart. After so many years of seeking out the weird and living to tell the tale, the scabrous, trash-talking Bourdain seems happiest on familiar ground: home."

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