Food Network celebrity chef Alton Brown has apologized after being roasted for making “flippant” remarks about the Holocaust on Twitter.
In his since-deleted tone-deaf post Tuesday night, Grubstreet.com reported, the “Good Eats: Reloaded” host said: “Do you think the camp uniforms will be striped, like the ones at Auschwitz or will plaid be in vogue?”
After a user said it “depends on what you’re worth when you go in,” Brown replied: “I have no gold fillings.”
When another person warned him, “Yikes dude. Take it easy,” Brown fired back with, “F— you.”
On Wednesday, the creator of “Good Eats” cooked up a mea culpa for his offensive tweets.
“I apologize for the flippant reference I made to the Holocaust in my tweet last night. It was not a reference I made for humorous effect but rather to reflect how deeply frightened I am for our country,” Brown wrote.
“It was a very poor use of judgement and in poor taste,” he added.
The nonprofit StopAntisemitism.org, which documents anti-Semitic behavior, posted a screenshot of one of Brown’s tweets along with his headshot, NBC News reported.
“The @FoodNetwork host of Iron Chef America @altonbrown just spat on the graves of six million Jews with his vile, atrocious comment!” the group said on Twitter.