Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain is reported dead by CNN.
The distinguished story teller and writer lost his life in an apparent case of suicide on Friday morning.
Bourdain was in France for his show Parts Unknown, where he was found unresponsive in his hotel room by fellow chef and friend Eric Ripert.
This is the second such case of celebrity suicide this week, with ace fashion designer Kate Spade calling it quits on June 5.
CNN in a statement mourned the loss of the 61 year old culinary master, who forever amazed people with his talent.