Celebrity Chef Carl Ruiz Passes Away At 44

Written by Alyssa Brook September 22, 2019
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Celebrity Chef Carl Ruiz Passes Away At 44

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Food Network star and celebrity chef Carl Ruiz has sadly passed away. He was just 44-years-old.

According to TMZ, Carl passed away late Saturday night after suffering a heart attack. His close friend,Matt Farah revealed that Carl died peacefully in his sleep.

Food industry icon, Guy Fieri also commented on Carl’s death, while tweeting,

“Over the years, I’ve met a lot of great people but a friend like Carl is one in a hundred million. Carl ‘The Cuban’ Ruiz will forever live on in my heart and in those of all who loved him.”

“I’m heartbroken that my friend chef Carl Ruiz is gone. I have no words to describe what a great friend he was to me and my family. His ability to make me laugh and smile under any circumstances was only outshined by his talent as a chef.”

Just moments before his tragic passing, Ruiz was active and enjoying his life on Instagram.

Carl who was a Cuban-American was an expert in Spanish cuisine and had multiple television appearances.

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