Various Caribbean news outlets have expressed admiration and gratitude towards famed chef Anthony Bourdain and great sadness about his recent death. James Whittaker (Cayman Compass) writes that Cayman Islands chefs and hospitality figures have paid tribute to Bourdain for helping to transform the islands into the culinary capital of the Caribbean.
Mr. Bourdain, celebrity chef, best-selling author and television host, was found dead on Friday in his hotel room in Kaysersberg village on the Alsatian wine route of France, where he was shooting an episode of his CNN series, “Parts Unknown.” He was 61. The Associated Press reported that a prosecutor in eastern France said Mr. Bourdain apparently hanged himself. [. . .]
Along with fellow chefs Eric Ripert and Jose Andres, Mr. Bourdain was known as one of the “three amigos” of the Cayman Cookout, the renowned culinary event hosted by The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman. Mr. Bourdain…
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