Joel Robuchon, the Most Michelin-Starred Chef in the World, Has Died
Joel Robuchon, the founder of what we now consider modern fine dining, has died at age 73 after battling cancer.
The French chef had 32 Michelin stars across all his restaurants, which span three continents, making him the most decorated chef in the world. Among many other awards, he was named the "Chef of the Century" by Gault Millau in 1989 and received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the World's 50 Best Restaurant awards.
RIP Chef Joel Robuchon. You the changed the whole game. I always thought of you as the Bill Walsh of gastronomy pic.twitter.com/UFcjESKZqI— Dave Chang (@davidchang) August 6, 2018
Rest in peace Joel Robuchon. I ate his tomato crab millefeuille and his cauliflower caviar dish at the tender age of 13 at his restaurant in Paris and it changed my life forever. A legend. #RIP— alex guarnaschelli (@guarnaschelli) August 6, 2018
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