Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Anthony Bourdain brings his "Guts and Glory" tour to Orlando's Hard Rock Live on April 26

Anthony Bourdain will bring his Guts & Glory tour to Orlando this Spring. The internationally renowned chef, author, and television host will visit Hard Rock Live for one night only, Friday, April 26, 2013. Bourdain will spend the evening sharing candid, often hysterical insights about his life’s work and travels, including an open question and answer session with the audience.

Bourdain, chef-at-large at New York’s famed Brasserie Les Halles, is the author of bestselling titles Kitchen Confidential and Medium Raw – both hilariously blunt and sometimes shocking portraits of life in restaurant kitchens. His latest project Get JIRO!, a culinary-themed graphic novel, was released on July 3 and quickly reached the #1 spot on the New York Times bestseller list. His 2001 travel journal A Cook’s Tour was also a bestseller in the US and UK.
A contributing authority for Food Arts magazine, Bourdain’s work has also appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Times of London, Bon Appetit, Gourmet, and many other publications. He has been profiled by CBS Sunday Morning and Nightline, and has been a guest on The Late Show with David Letterman, Morning Joe, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, The Daily Show, Charlie Rose, The Colbert Report, and Real Time with Bill Maher.
In addition to hosting Travel Channel’s Emmy Award-winning No Reservations and The Layover, Bourdain will serve as host for two new television shows premiering in 2013: The Taste, a cooking competition series for ABC, and a docu-series for CNN, expanding the network’s coverage of travel, culture and cuisine.
Tickets go on sale tothe general public on Friday, February 15, 2013 at 10:00am. Tickets will be available by phone at 407-351-5483, online at, or in person at the Hard Rock Live Box Office. For more information, visit
A limited number of VIP tickets will be available, which include: premier seating, a limited edition tour poster and VIP laminate and exclusive access to a post-show meet and greet reception featuring complimentary hors d’oeuvres and photo and signing opportunities with Anthony Bourdain.  
Orlando’s acclaimed Cask & Larder is proud to be recognized as the Official Restaurant Sponsor of the evening, and Chef James Petrakis and Chef Dennis Bernard will be providing a creative selection of appetizers for VIP reception attendees.
Copies of Bourdain’s books will be available for purchase on-site from a local bookstore to be named at a later date.

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