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Monday, August 11, 2008

Forbes Ranks Top-Earning Celebrity Chefs

Posted By on Mon, Aug 11, 2008 at 9:39 PM

tom_qanda_309_320x240.jpg recently released a list of top-earning celebrity chefs, and blogland has been abuzz. It's worth noting the staggering disparity of salaries between head cheese Rachael Ray, who comes in first with $18 million a year (yum-o!) and Anthony Bourdain, who rounds out the list at number 10 with $1.5 million a year. And that two of those honored have ties to the San Francisco restaurant scene: Wolfgang Puck (number two; $16 million; Postrio) and Tom Colicchio (number eight; $2 million; 'Wichcraft).

-- Tamara Palmer

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