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Top 10 Greatest Chefs Today

These chefs don't cook for the stomach, they cook for the soul. Here are the greatest chefs around the world today that have redefined cooking with their own unique way of sensing ingredients and ideas of feeding the world.

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Alain Ducasse

Alain Ducasse

Alain Ducasse is a French-born Monégasque chef. He operates a number of restaurants including Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester which holds three stars in the Michelin Guide.

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Heston Blumenthal

Heston Blumenthal

Heston Marc Blumenthal, OBE is a British celebrity chef. He is the proprietor of The Fat Duck in Bray, Berkshire, one of five restaurants in Great Britain to have three Michelin stars; it was voted No. 1 in The World’s 50 Best Restaurants in 2005.

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Thomas Keller

Thomas Keller

Thomas Keller is an American chef, restaurateur, and cookbook writer. He and his landmark Napa Valley restaurant, The French Laundry in Yountville, California, have won multiple awards from the James Beard Foundation, notably the Best California Chef in 1996.

4

Emeril Lagasse

Emeril Lagasse

Emeril John Lagasse III is an American celebrity chef, restaurateur, television personality, cookbook author, and National Best Recipe award winner for his ‘Turkey and Hot Sausage Chili’ recipe in 2003.

5

Marco Pierre White

Marco Pierre White

Marco Pierre White is a British chef, restaurateur, and television personality from Leeds. White has been dubbed the first celebrity chef, and the enfant terrible of the UK restaurant scene.

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Wolfgang Puck

Wolfgang Puck

Wolfgang Johannes Puck is an Austrian-born American celebrity chef, restaurateur, and occasional actor. Wolfgang Puck restaurants, catering services, cookbooks and licensed products are handled by Wolfgang Puck Companies, with three divisions.

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Alice Waters

Alice Waters

Alice Louise Waters is an American chef, restaurateur, activist and author. She is the owner of Chez Panisse, a Berkeley, California restaurant famous for its organic, locally grown ingredients and for pioneering California cuisine, which she opened in 1971.

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Paul Bocuse

Paul Bocuse

Paul Bocuse is named the “Father of Culinary Art” in France. He’d been a cooking icon for several years. Bocuse was an ambassador of contemporary French cuisine and he was one of the best chefs to be affiliated with Nouvelle Cuisine, which isn’t a lavish cuisine as opposed to the traditional cuisine, as it provides value to fresh good quality ingredients.

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Gordon Ramsay

Gordon Ramsay

Gordon James Ramsay Jr., OBE is a Scottish celebrity chef, restaurateur, and television personality. Born in Scotland, Ramsay grew up in Stratford-upon-Avon. His restaurants have been awarded 16 Michelin stars in total.

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Anthony Bourdain

Anthony Bourdain

Anthony Michael Bourdain is an American chef, author, voice actor, and television personality. He is a 1978 graduate of the Culinary Institute of America and a veteran of numerous professional kitchens, including many years as executive chef at Brasserie Les Halles.