29 Quotes by Anthony Bourdain on Food, Travel and Success

29 Quotes by Anthony Bourdain on Food, Travel and Success

Anthony Michael Bourdain, Born 1956 in New York City, USA was a celebrity chef and Author who also travelled the world to explore international cuisine and culture.

He was well known for his books ‘Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly’ and ‘Medium Raw: A Bloody Valentine to the World of Food and the People Who Cook’.

For those that love their food we are sure you will also love the following 29 Quotes by Anthony Bourdain:

Quotes by Anthony Bourdain on Food

“Cream rises. Excellence does have its rewards.”

– Anthony Bourdain

“Food had power. It could inspire, astonish, shock, excite, delight and impress. It had the power to please me .”

– ANTHONY BOURDAIN

“Cooking is a craft, I like to think, and a good cook is a craftsman — not an artist.”

– ANTHONY BOURDAIN

“Chefs require blind, near-fanatical loyalty, a strong back and an automaton-like consistency of execution under battlefield conditions.”

– ANTHONY BOURDAIN

“Misuse of garlic is a crime…Please, treat your garlic with respect.”

– ANTHONY BOURDAIN

“Look at your waiter’s face. He knows. It’s another reason to be polite to your waiter: he could save your life with a raised eyebrow or a sigh.”

– ANTHONY BOURDAIN

“Good food is very often, even most often, simple food.”

– ANTHONY BOURDAIN
Quotes by Anthony Bourdain

“People confuse me. Food doesn’t.”

– ANTHONY BOURDAIN

“The way you make an omelette reveals your character.”

– ANTHONY BOURDAIN

“An ounce of sauce covers a multitude of sins.”

– ANTHONY BOURDAIN

“You have to be a romantic to invest yourself, your money, and your time in cheese.”

– ANTHONY BOURDAIN
Quotes by Anthony Bourdain

Quotes by Anthony Bourdain on Travel

“Travel changes you. As you move through this life and this world you change things slightly, you leave marks behind, however small. And in return, life—and travel—leaves marks on you.”

– ANTHONY BOURDAIN

“If I’m an advocate for anything, it’s to move .. Open your mind, get up off the couch, move.”

– ANTHONY BOURDAIN

“Travel isn’t always pretty. It isn’t always comfortable. Sometimes it hurts, it even breaks your heart. But that’s okay. The journey changes you”

– ANTHONY BOURDAIN

“The journey is part of the experience – an expression of the seriousness of one’s intent. One doesn’t take the A train to Mecca.”

– ANTHONY BOURDAIN
Quotes by Anthony Bourdain

Quotes by Anthony Bourdain on Success and Life

“Luck is not a business model.”

– ANTHONY BOURDAIN

“Context and memory play powerful roles in all the truly great meals in one’s life.”

– ANTHONY BOURDAIN

“Under ‘Reasons for Leaving Last Job’, never give the real reason, unless it’s money or ambition.”

– ANTHONY BOURDAIN

“It’s very rarely a good career move to have a conscience.”

– ANTHONY BOURDAIN

“Frightened people become angry people—as history teaches us again and again.”

– ANTHONY BOURDAIN

“Without new ideas success can become stale.”

– ANTHONY BOURDAIN
Success quotes

“To have a child is to give fate a hostage.”

– ANTHONY BOURDAIN

“Prior Preparation Prevents Poor Performance, as they say in the army – and I always, always want to be ready.”

– ANTHONY BOURDAIN

“I’m a big believer in winging it.”

– ANTHONY BOURDAIN

“There is no Final Resting Place of the Mind.”

– ANTHONY BOURDAIN

“Your body is not a temple, it’s an amusement park. Enjoy the ride.”

– ANTHONY BOURDAIN

“I don’t have to agree with you to like you or respect you.”

– ANTHONY BOURDAIN
Quotes on respect

“No one understands and appreciates the American Dream of hard work leading to material rewards better than a non-American.”

– ANTHONY BOURDAIN

“Skills can be taught. Character you either have or you don’t have.”

– ANTHONY BOURDAIN
Quotes on character

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2 thoughts on “29 Quotes by Anthony Bourdain on Food, Travel and Success

  1. It is so sad to know even with all of his fame and fortune, that he had to take his own life. You really could not see ir coming. Only GOD knows what pain he was feeling. I used to watch his shows and thought he as cool. 🙁

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