Mark Peel, Campanile Co-Founder Who Appeared on ‘Top Chef Masters,’ Dies at 66

Mark Peel, Campanile Co-Founder Who Appeared on ‘Top Chef Masters,’ Dies at 66
Mark Peel, the influential longtime Los Angeles chef and restaurateur who founded Campanile with his ex-wife Nancy Silverton, died Sunday in Los Angeles. He was 66.

His daughter told the Los Angeles Times that he had been diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer just nine days ago.

Peel appeared twice on “Top Chef Masters” and was a “Top Chef” judge in 2009 and 2010. He also made appearances on shows such as “Hell’s Kitchen,” “Knife Fight” and “Kitchen Nightmares.”

For 23 years, James Beard-award winning Campanile was a favorite spot for Hollywood power lunches and celebratory dinners. Built on La Brea
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