Ali has publicly documented her fight against cancer since she was diagnosed with Ewing's sarcoma in late 2017, a type of bone and soft tissue cancer, Bravo said. She had chemotherapy and surgery in January 2018 to remove a tumor and surrounding cells in her left shoulder.
The doctors declared her cancer free about a month later, the network said, but last October, Ali revealed in an online essay that she was "back with a revenge" cancer and she had one year to live.
Their "Top Chef" supporters brought tributes to Ali on Friday, including chef Bruce Kalman, who wrote, "I'll miss you, Fati, and you'll stay in my heart forever. I'll always remember the great times we had. "
Ellen DeGeneres, who had Ali late on her show last year, posted a picture from the interview on Twitter.
" I was lucky enough to have this one To share visit with Fatima. I wish I could have shared more. Send so much love to your family. I hope they find comfort in knowing how they brought much light to the world, "wrote DeGeneres.
She was a participant in the Food Network Show Chopped in 201
"Me I was not sure if it was the judges. I'll even be excited to eat that kind of food, but it was them, and that really boosted the confidence in the food I want to cook, "she said.
Ali hoped to open his own restaurant in New York Egg today.
In her last Instagram post on January 10, Ali smiled from a hospital bed into the camera.
"I'm sick and unfortunately I'm getting sick," she wrote. "At the moment, all I need is prayer; Prayers that are easy. I hope because one wish exerts too much responsibility on the other, that you will somehow find forgiveness in your big heart whenever I have hurt you.  "I thank you millions of times for making me happy, I will try to keep everyone as up to date as possible."