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An event dedicated to a contradictory figure, a rebellious spirit, a revolutionary in a positive sense, is celebrated on June 25 and is called Bourdain Day, after the character that inspired it. Mark Twain said that often, at the end of life, you have to regret that a person loved little and spent a long time in one place. The main thesis of the television projects and credo of the life of Anthony Bourdain are in tune with these words.

The History

This journalist and avid traveler created the shows Parts Unknown and No Reservations, where he reflected an innovative approach to studying foreign countries. He showed us new and unusual places while tasting amazing food. The main priority remained to uncover the lifestyle of the inhabitants, their culture, traditions, attitude, and worldview. The holiday in honor of the author appeared in 2019, a year after this talented creator’s death.

Interesting Facts

Bourdain remains in the memory of his friends, family, and fans as a great person. It is an inexhaustible source of creative inspiration and incentives for discovery and personal development.

  1. Anthony started his career as a chef in a restaurant. He worked in this position for many years, but as a result, he could not resist his passion for freedom and thirst for adventure.
  2. Bourdain witnessed the war in the Middle East in 2006 when the conflict broke out before his very eyes during the filming of a TV show.
  3. In 2019, a nominal scholarship was established for culinary students of American higher educational institutions, allowing them to undergo additional training abroad.

Bourdain died in 2018, committing suicide.

How to take part

Bring to life the precepts of Anthony Bourdain: get out of your comfort zone and head for the unknown. Organize a spontaneous trip to a distant country or the nearest suburb. Take rash actions, do not be afraid to take risks. This is the only investment that will never burn out. For motivation, watch the Anthony Bourdain show and try to get into his philosophy and the spirit of constant internal struggle for the right to be free from conventions, stereotypes, and your own laziness and passivity.

How to celebrate

Bring to life the precepts of Anthony Bourdain: get out of your comfort zone and go towards the unknown. Organize a spontaneous trip to a distant country or the nearest suburb. Take rash actions, do not be afraid to take risks, get impressions. This is the only investment that will never «burn out». For motivation, watch the Anthony Bourdain show and try to get into his philosophy and the spirit of constant internal struggle for the right to be free from conventions, stereotypes, and your own laziness and passivity.

When is Bourdain Day celebrated in 2022?

Bourdain Day is observed on June 25 each year.

Observations

WeekdayMonthDayYear
SaturdayJune252022
SundayJune252023
TuesdayJune252024
WednesdayJune252025