Celebrity Chef Anthony Sedlak Dies at Age 29
Celebrity chef, Anthony Sedlak passed away this past weekend. The Canadian award-winning chef was found dead in his Vancouver apartment on Friday. The cause of death has yet to be determined.
Sedlak’s representative Pamela Singh told ABC News that she was unaware of any health problems in his past. She said that more information regarding his death will be available later this week.
Sedlak was well known in Canada where he hosted “The Main,” a show on Food Network Canada. He also was a judge on the show “Family Cook Off.”
His passion for cooking starting as a teenager, when he began working at the Grouse Mountain cafeteria in British Columbia at 14. From there he went on to work in other kitchens and then completed the Culinary Art Program at Vancouver’s Carson Graham Secondary School.
Sedlak’s talents were amazing for his age. At 23, he represented Canada at the World Junior Chef Challenge in Auckland, New Zealand, where he won the silver medal. At 24, he competed in the Food Network’s “Superstar Chef Challenge.”
His passion for cooking will be missed in the culinary world. “He was such a big personality, larger than life, and he’d literally jump into any scenario with his super high energy,” Family Cook Off co-star Trish Magwood told the Vancouver Sun.