Anthony Bourdain Gets Posthumous Emmy Nomination For ‘Parts Unknown’
As the 2018 Emmy nominations rolled in on Thursday, the late Anthony Bourdain received a nomination for his is currently working on CNN’s “Parts Unknown.”
The chef, restaurateur and writer who hosted and executive-produced “Parts Unknown” died at age 61 in June. He was nominated for Best Informational Series or Special.
“Parts Unknown, ” which has been around since 2013, nabbed six Emmy nominations total in different categories of Cinematography, Picture Editing, Sound Editing, Sound Mixing and Writing. CNN.com travel site Anthony Bourdain: Explore Proportions Unknown also received a nomination for Best Short-Form Nonfiction or Reality Series.
Bourdain had been in France working on a “Parts Unknown” episode when friend and fellow chef Eric Ripert detected him unresponsive.
Bourdain’s death, corroborated as a suicide, shocked thousands, leaving fans, friends and family to mourn widely and publicly. Many people left notes for the former executive chef of New York’s Brasserie Les Halles outside the now-shuttered restaurant.
In addition to “Parts Unknown, ” which had Bourdain traveling to various countries around the globe to try the local fare and share underrepresented narratives, Bourdain was known for his books Kitchen Confidential: Escapades in the Culinary Underbelly , A Cook’s Tour: In Search of the Perfect Meal , and Medium Raw: A Bloody Valentine to the World of Food and the People Who Cook .
Bourdain also worked on the indicates “A Cook’s Tour, ” and “Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations.”