15 October 2008

Rich Cooks

Here's the list of the Top 10 Highest Earning Chefs according to the Forbes List
10. Anthony Bourdain
$1.5 Million
Hosts the show "No Reservations" and the author of the best-selling book "Kitchen Confidential"

9. Bobby Flay
$1.5 Million
This Egocentric, self-centered chef has shows on the FoodNetwork and owns restaurants from the Bahamas to Las Vegas.

8. Tom Colicchio
$2 Million
The self-taught chef now owns a total of 6 restaurants and he is also a judge on the highly rated show, TopChef. ( isnt he just so haaawt!)
7. Mario Batali
$3 Million
This culinary school drop-out now owns 13 restaurants in NY, LA and Las Vegas

6. Paula Deen
$4.5 Million
The queen of southern cooking has 2 shows on the FoodNet

5. Alain Ducasse
$5 Million
This French Chef empire includes 22 Restaurants from Tokyo to Paris. Michellin Guide Awards.
(Enderun Colleges Manila(my school) is tied up with ADF Alain Ducasse Formation. Visit http://www.enderuncolleges.com/ for more info)

4. Nobuyuki Matsuhisa
$5 Million
Owns 17 Nobu Sushi Restaurants from all-over.
3. Gordon Ramsay
$7.5 Million
Not bad for the overrated and over-acting butt-faced cook.

2. Wolfgang Puck
$16 Million
Over 15 fine-dining restaurants
(now thats talent and hard-work, which the one in the #1 spot doesnt have)

1. Rachel Ray
$18 Million Food Empire
Fine fine fine!!! UGh, okay, maybe she has 4 shows with the FoodNetwork, a nationally syndicated show, a magazine, her own cookline and her ever so famous EVOO (Extra Virgin Olive Oil) and her Dunkin Donut endorsment deal, but seriously, can she really cook?!?! I DONT THINK SO! she cooks cafeteria food! She's definitely a one hella lucky &*%$#!
..... and a big mouth too, which is scary! :(




Sorry Rachel Ray! Im just being a sore loser :)

DONT FORGET TO PUT YOUR COMMENTS :)
MY OPINIONS AND STATEMENTS FROM THIS ENTRY DOES NOT REFLECT THAT OF THE FORBES LIST

2 comments:

Paula ;) said...

Tsk tsk..REad about Gordon Ramsey. He's more than just a foul-mouthed ass. He's actually a respected chef in his own right even before the horrifying succession of tv shows that networks keep churning out. ;)

Paula :) said...

*Ramsay ;)