Sébastien Demorand is confirmed dead at the age of 50.
Sébastien was best known as a French journalist.
Death was likely due to cancer.
RT @TrueQanuck11: 1081) Sébastien Demorand, food critic, died at the age of 50. h/t @LaurieS64123094
RT @TrueQanuck11: 1081) Sébastien Demorand, food critic, died at the age of 50. h/t @LaurieS64123094 1220720267040903170,2020-01-24 14:49:26 +0000,TrueQanuck11,1081) Sébastien Demorand
RIP sebastien demorand
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Sébastien Demorand
Born(1969-08-04)August 4, 1969
DiedJanuary 21, 2020(2020-01-21) (aged 50)
OccupationJournalist, food critic
TelevisionMasterChef (TF1)
Sébastien Demorand (August 4, 1969 – 21 January 2020) was a French journalist and food critic.
Contents
1 Early life and career
2 MasterChef
3 Books
4 References
5 External links
Early life and career
Sébastien Demorand was born in Harare, Zimbabwe, the son of diplomat Jacques Demorand, who worked in the United States, Belgium, Morocco and Japan. He was the brother of journalist and radio presenter Nicolas Demorand and sculptor Catherine Demorand.
After studying at the Paris-Sorbonne University graduating with a degree in political science, and two years at the CFJ (Centre de Formation des Journalistes) in Paris, he joined Europe 1 and the food guide Gault et Millau. Independent since then, he collaborated for Régal and Fooding. He was a columnist for RTL and the magazine L'Optimum.
MasterChef
Since 2010, he was a member of the jury in the French version MasterChef on TF1. He was the only food critic among the chefs Frédéric Anton, Yves Camdeborde and Amandine Chaignot (since 2013). He was fluent in English and also appeared as a special guest in episode 18 of the second season of MasterChef US.
Books
Bénédict Beaugé, Sébastien Demorand, Les cuisines de la critique gastronomique, Éditions du Seuil, 2009, 113 pages (ISBN 9782020985642)
Sébastien Demorand, Vincent Sorel, Petit traité de philosophie charcutière, Éditions du Rouergue, 2011, 68 pages (ISBN 9782812603112)
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