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Culinary world mourns sudden death of British celebrity chef Gary Rhodes

He died of bleeding in the head.

Celebrity Chef Gary RhodesBritish celebrity chef and TV presenter Gary Rhodes who passed away in Dubai last Tuesday, November 26 - OyeYeah

The culinary world is mourning the sudden death of British celebrity chef and TV presenter Gary Rhodes who passed away in Dubai last Tuesday, November 26.

Known for his spiky brown hair and love of British cuisine, CHEF GARY RHODES OBE died in Dubai aged 59, according to the statement given by his family.

“The Rhodes family are deeply saddened to announce the passing of beloved husband, father, and brother, Gary Rhodes OBE,” read the official announcement.

“The family would like to thank everyone for their support and ask for privacy during this time.”

According to the sources Rhodes had a great day shooting for his show on ITV, he came home in good spirits, had a bath, and then dinner with his wife Jennie. It was while preparing for bed that he collapsed.

He was taken to Al Zahra Hospital in Dubai where he passed away due to “subdural haemetoma”.

His first two restaurants situated in London, each earned a Michelin star in the 1990s.

He was the star of countless British television shows including MasterChef and Strictly Come Dancing. He also appeared on the cooking show “Hell’s Kitchen,” and also hosted two seasons of “Masterchef USA” and presented his own series, “Rhodes Around Britain.”

Chef Gray had earned five Michelin stars and penned 18 recipe books. His restaurant, Rhodes W1, which has been closed since Rhodes passed away will remain shut for the week.

The culinary wolrd mourns his sudden death and prompted tributes from fellow celebrity chefs:


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Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.

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