Chicago Chef Charlie Trotter Dies

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    November 5, 2013 at 3:31 pm

    Chicago chef Charlie Trotter dies

    Caryn Rousseau /Associated Press

    Chicago — Award-winning chef Charlie Trotter, a self-taught culinary master whose eponymous Chicago restaurant elevated the city’s cuisine and provided a training ground for some of the nation’s other best chefs, has died at the age of 54.

    Chicago Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford said rescue crews were called around 10 a.m. Tuesday to his Lincoln Park home, where they found Trotter unresponsive. Langford said an ambulance crew transported Trotter to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he died after unsuccessful attempts to revive him.

    The Cook County medical examiner’s office said it was notified, and an autopsy was scheduled for Wednesday...

    From The Detroit News: http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20131105/OBITUARIES/311050093#ixzz2jtwVlL10
     
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    RIP Charlie.
     
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    Wife: Trotter was treated for aneurysm, seizures

    DON BABWIN, AP
    21 hours ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — The wife of Charlie Trotter said doctors discovered the acclaimed chef had an aneurysm months before he died and that he'd been taking medicine to control seizures, his blood pressure and high cholesterol.

    Trotter was declared dead Tuesday at a Chicago hospital after paramedics found him unresponsive in his home. An autopsy conducted Wednesday ruled out foul play or trauma, but the Cook County Medical Examiner's office said an exact cause of death could not be determined until toxicology tests and other tests are completed. It could take up to eight weeks...

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