Celebrity Chefs Pay Tribute to Charlie Trotter

Originally posted 11/05/2013 06:30PM

Charlie Trotter
Courtesy Anthony Bourdain; Jason DeCrow/AP

With the sad, sudden news that famed Chicago chef Charlie Trotter died Tuesday at the age of 54, chefs and celebrities have taken to Twitter to pay respects to—and reminisce about—the chef who brought the world thousands of great meals.

The outpouring included simple condolences from Emeril Lagasse, who wrote “We’ve lost a tremendous human being & a visionary chef, my brother, Charlie Trotter. It’s a very sad day. My heart goes out to his family.” While others, like Anthony Bourdain—who posted a photo of Trotter and his wife, Rochelle, with the caption “Happy. And in love.”—included memories of the chef from years ago.

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