According to The Huffington Post, Anne Burrell, star of the Food Network program “Secrets of the Restaurant Chefs,” has confirmed that she is indeed a lesbian. This on the heels of an interview given by fellow food network star Ted Allen. It was confirmed that she has been in a committed relationship with a woman for a number of years, and that Burrell’s partner is a very private woman.
Burrell’s rep also confirmed that the chef doesn’t feel that she was “outed” by Allen’s comments to Sirius XM radio host Romaine Patterson. Further, her sexuality has been known for quite some time in the restaurant circles of Chicago. The same can be said for her relationship, which has not been a secret either.