The host of CNN’s “Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown” has had pleasant meetings with politicians such as Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama, but Bourdain has disdain for the U.S. president-elect. As a matter of fact, Bourdain doesn’t even want anything to do with chefs who work in Trump-owned hotels and won’t feature any of them on his show:
Anthony Bourdain now boycotting chefs who work for Trump because principles or something https://t.co/FXEH5QmoS2
— Allahpundit (@allahpundit) December 22, 2016
From the AP:
Bourdain tells foodie-focused website, Eater , that he will never eat in restaurateur Alessandro Borgognone’s new sushi restaurant at Trump’s hotel, adding that he has “utter and complete contempt” for Borgognone.
He also took a shot at another chef, David Burke, for taking over Jose Andres’ planned restaurant at the hotel after Andres pulled out in protest of Trump’s comments about Mexican immigrants.
But don’t call it a “boycott”:
I am not "boycotting" anything. I choose to not patronize chefs who tacitly support deporting half the people they've ever worked with.
— Anthony Bourdain (@Bourdain) December 22, 2016
Sounds like a boycott.
— Duda Wright Thing (@aindik) December 22, 2016
@Bourdain Half the folks in the industry are here illegally? Didn't know that.
— Coop (@coop776) December 22, 2016
— Scott (@BuffaloBlueBear) December 22, 2016
— Drew McCoy (@_Drew_McCoy_) December 22, 2016
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— Fred Bauer (@fredbauerblog) December 22, 2016
— LearnedJDP (@TheLearnedJDP) December 22, 2016
— Chimpy McFister (@ChimpyMcFist) December 22, 2016
Editor’s note: The title has been updated to add a missing word.