Duluth restaurant honors Anthony Bourdain

DULUTH, MN — Tuesday, there was a chance for Duluthians to help honor Anthony Bourdain’s memory and contribute to a good cause.

June 25th is Anthony Bourdain day, it also would have been his birthday.

Bourdain, who died last year, was a famous celebrity-chef and author who had his own shows as well.

In Duluth, Restaurant 301 had a tribute dinner to Bourdain tonight.

A portion of each ticket sold went to the Human Development Center in Duluth to help support their work in mental health in the community.

“It’ s just to raise awareness in the industry that sometimes life can be really difficult and we might not all see it,” said Restaurant’s 301’s Executive Chef, Kevin Ilenda.

In addition to being an executive chef at a restaurant in New York City, Bourdain wrote a best selling book.

He also hosted his own food on travel shows — “No Reservations on the Travel Channel and then “Parts Unknown” for CNN.

No word yet on how much money the restaurant was able to raise

Reporter Anthony Matt

Reporter Anthony Matt

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