Who’s the Most Searched Celebrity Chef in Your State?

America just can’t get enough of celebrity chefs! The map published by, USDirect shows you the top searched celebrity chefs from each state. They utilized Google Trends data to determine where in the country television’s most famous chefs were most popular.


Alaska: Alton Brown

Alabama: Anne Burrell

Arizona: Anthony Bourdain

Arkansas: Alton Brown

California: Anthony Bourdain

Colorado: Alton Brown

Connecticut: Ina Garten

Delaware: Anne Burrell

Florida: Anthony Bourdain

Georgia: Anthony Bourdain

Hawaii: Masaharu Morimoto

Idaho: Paul Hollywood

Illinois: Anthony Bourdain

Indiana: Alton Brown

Iowa: Duff Goldman

Kansas: Duff Goldman

Kentucky: Guy Fieri

Louisiana: Emeril Lagasse

Maine: Martha Stewart

Maryland: Duff Goldman

Massachusetts: Ina Garten

Michigan: Alton Brown

Minnesota: Alton Brown

Mississippi: Anne Burrell

Missouri: Alton Brown

Montana: Alton Brown

Nebraska: Rachael Ray

Nevada: Bobby Flay, Gordon Ramsay, Guy Fieri, Robert Irvine, Wolfgang Puck

New Hampshire: Anne Burrell

New Jersey: Giada De Laurentiis

New Mexico: Anthony Bourdain

New York: Jamie Oliver

North Carolina: Anthony Bourdain

North Dakota: Rachael Ray

Ohio: Michael Symon

Oklahoma: Ree Drummond

Oregon: Alton Brown

Pennsylvania: Duff Goldman

Rhode Island: Giada De Laurentiis

South Carolina: Anthony Bourdain

South Dakota: Rachael Ray

Tennessee: Anne Burrell

Texas: Anthony Bourdain

Utah: Paul Hollywood

Vermont: Mary Berry

Virginia: Anthony Bourdain

Washington: Paul Hollywood

West Virginia: Anthony Bourdain

Wisconsin: Paul Hollywood

Wyoming: Paul Hollywood

As we would expect, many celebrity chefs are the most popular in their hometown state. The late Anthony Bourdain, host of No Reservations and Parts Unknown has captivated the most states showing he is the top searched chef is 10 states, including Arizona, , Illinois, New Mexico, North and South Carolina, Virginia, Georgia, Texas, Florida, and California. Alton Brown of Good Eats was a close second, ranking the highest searched chef in 8 states including Arkansas, Alaska, Indiana, Michigan, Montana, Missouri, Colorado and Oregon.