Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Knowing Joël Robuchon - Part 2

[Written by Tania H.]

Joël Robuchon and long-time chef companion Philippe Braun sharing his amazement about the amphibians

“He’s amazed by how big the live frogs are. They’re almost double the size of those in France!” his interpreter said. 
There was Joël Robuchon, the greatest chef on earth with 26 Michelin-stars (think Oscars) at the Kreta Ayer market in Singapore’s Chinatown at 6.30 in the morning. He’s humble, wide-eyed and interested.

Monday, April 18, 2011

Knowing Joël Robuchon - Part 1

[Written by Tania H.]

Mr. Robuchon with his top chefs in action

Five Facts You Should Know about Joël Robuchon

1. He is arguably one of the greatest French chefs ever lived.

2. At 66 years of age, he has more than 20 fine dining restaurants in the world.

3. He has 26 Michelin stars awarded to his restaurants, every star as precious as winning an Oscar award.

4. He has mentored TV celebrity chef Gordon Ramsey before the latter shot to fame.

5. L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon is his unique black-and-red restaurant concept which took the world by storm with its Paris flagship in 2003.
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