Death of Sébastien Demorand : the former juror of Masterchef has died at age 50

Mort de Sébastien Demorand : l'ancien juré de Masterchef est décédé à 50 ans

Sébastien Demorand, seen in Masterchef, has died at age 50

His face tells you something. Former juror of the show Masterchef, which aired on TF1 between 2010 and 2015, Sébastien Demorand is dead, according to the information of the newspaper The Point. He was only 50 years old.

While Top Chef is on the brink of its 11th season on M6, Masterchef has not had the same longevity. It was in 2010 that TF1 launched its cooking contest amateur. Side jurors, there was the chefs Frédéric Anton and Yves Candeborde as well as Sébastien Demorand, journalist and brother of the journalist Nicolas Demorand.

Sebastien Demorand is dead

As announced in our confreres the Point, Sebastien Demorand passed away on Tuesday 21 January 2020. 50 years of age only, the former juror of Masterchef was seriously ill and died at the hospital Paul-Brousse in Villejuif, Val-de-Marne. We do know for the moment no more on the disease which he was suffering.

In addition to his participation in the jury of Masterchef, Sébastien Demorand has been a journalist on Europe 1 and then worked as an editor of the Gault Millau, a competitor of the guide Michelin. It is also him who invented the word “bistronomie”, a contraction of “bistrot” and “gastronomy” in 2004. Following the end of Masterchef in 2015, it was opened in march of 2016, a grocery store, winery and restaurant in Paris which was the co-manager.

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