ESCONDIDO–Anthony Bourdain, the internationally acclaimed chef, author, and host of Travel Channel’s “No Reservations” appears at 8 p.m. September 18 at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido.
“No Reservations,” nominated for an Emmy Award and widely popular all over the world, is currently in its fifth season. Bourdain continues to travel to the farthest reaches of the globe, exploring destinations from rural Laos to New Orleans.
Bourdain, the executive chef at New York’s famed bistro Les Halles, is also the author of the bestselling Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly, a candid, hysterical and sometimes shocking portrait of his life in restaurant kitchens that has been translated into over 28 languages. His book, A Cook’s Tour, published in conjunction with his series on the “Food Network,” was also a bestseller in the U.S. and the U.K. Other books include Anthony Bourdain’s Les Halles Cookbook, The Nasty Bits and No Reservations: Around the World on an Empty Stomach, an illustrated journal of Bourdain’s travels.
A contributing authority for Food Arts magazine, his work as appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times and Gourmet. He has shared his insights about team building and crisis management with the Harvard Business Review.
Tickets are $45 and $55 and can be purchased at the center’s ticket office, online at www.artcenter.org, or calling (800) 988-4253. A limited number of VIP tickets will be available for $95.00, which includes a post-show meet and greet and book signing with Bourdain.