Jody Adams


Ferran Adria
El Bulli
(Closed July 2011)

José Andrés

Ghislaine Arabian

Josephine Araldo
the famous San Francisco chef

Monique Barbeau

Dan Barber

Mario Batali

Lidia Bastianich

Rick Bayless

Michelle Bernstein

Jan Birnbaum


Heston Blumenthal

Paul Bocuse

Daniel Boulud

Anthony Bourdain

Jimmy Bradley

Eugénie Brazier
(Mère Brazier)
First Woman Chef
to receive 6 Michelin Stars

  Paul Bocuse, a 20-year-old novice, appeared at the restaurant of Mère Brazier to ask for a job. Impressed  that he had bicycled up the mountain to her restaurant, she hired him.

Jacotte Brazier

June 17, 2004
The granddaughter of Eugénie
and daughter of  Gaston

Jacotte Brazier, dont la grand-mère Eugénie fut la première femme à obtenir, en 1933 (puis en 1951), trois étoiles au Michelin, a annoncé la vente de son restaurant "La mère Brazier" de la rue Royale à Lyon, une adresse incontournable du monde politique et économique lyonnais.
La guide Michelin accorder des étoiles au restaurants, un, deux or trois. Ils sont des objets de tant de convoitise.

Eugénie Brazier was the first woman  to obtain three Michelin stars in 1933 (and again in 1951). The Michelin Guide awards restaurants between one and three stars, and they are coveted. Her granddaughter, Jacotte Brazier, has just announced the sale of the family restaurant "La mère Brazier" on Royale Street in Lyon, a very important address in Lyon's world of politics and economics.

Scott Bryan
Scott Bryan

David Burke

Leah Chase

Julia Child

Sally Clarke

Patrick Clark

Samantha and Sam Clarke

    Tom Colicchio

Scott Conant

Gennaro Contaldo


Ann Cooper

Sandy D'Amato

Gary Danko

Helene Darroze

Tamasin Day-Lewis

Nadsa and
"Nyep" de Monteiro

Robert Del Grande

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Christopher Deraiche
The Wellington Gastropub
Ottawa, Canada

Anne Desjardins


Tom Douglas

Alain Ducasse

Wylie Dufresne

Todd English

©Photo by FL Morris
Amy Ferguson-Ota
irst female executive chef
 at the Ritz-Carlton Mauna Lani Hotel in Hawaii

Susanna Foo

Larry Forgione

George Germon
Johanne Killeen
Al Forno

Elka Gilmore

Joyce Goldstein

Marie-Claude Gracia

La Belle Gasconne

Poudenas, France

Michel Guérard


Fergus Henderson

Paul Kahan

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Madeleine Kamman

Hubert Keller

Jamie Kennedy

Emeril Lagasse

Susur Lee
Susur rated in top 10 chefs in the world
by "Food and Wine Magazine"

Lee is now based in New York City as the head chef of the Shang Restaurant at the new Thompson LES Hotel.

Philippe Legendre

Edna Lewis

Photo by Diana DeLucia
Michael Lomonaco

Dione Lucas
The first woman to graduate from Le Cordon Bleu, who later opened the London branch of the school and  embarked on other ventures in New York City
 She was also the first woman to have a cooking show on American television

Dione Lucas and L’Ecole du Cordon Bleu
by Trace Browne

Pino Luongo

Nobuyuki Matsuhisa

Mark Miller

Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger

Sara Moulton

Tamara Murphy

Carrie Nahabedian

Nancy Oakes

Patrick O'Connell

Yotam Ottolenghi

Charlie Palmer

Rolland Passot

François Payard

Jacques Pepin

Neil Perry

Jacquy Pfeiffer

Odessa Piper


Monica Pope

Nora Pouillon




Paul Prudhomme

New Orleans, LA

Wolfgang Puck

Dale Reitzer

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Leslie Revsin
Waldorf Astoria Hotel's 
First Woman Chef

Michel Richard

Eric Ripert

Anne Rosenzweig
Formerly of Arcadia
The Lobster Club
First Female Three-Star Chef
 New York

©Photo by Gannett News Service
Julie Sahni

Alain Sailhac

Marcus Samuelsson

 Piero Selvaggio

Lydia Shire

Nancy Silverton

Andre Soltner

Susan Spicer

©Photo by Meeno Meijer, National Post
Michael Stadtlander

Sarah Stegner

Hans Stefan Steinheuer

Masa Takayama

Bill Telepan

Laurent Tourondel

Jeremiah Tower

Chef Claude Troisgros

Charles Trotter

Tom Valenti

Norman Van Aken

Dominique Versini

Jean-Georges Vongerichten

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Kurt Waldele
The National Arts Centre
Executive Chef
Ottawa, Canada

Alice Waters
Chez Panisse Restaurant
 and Café

Berkeley, California

Lucia Watson
Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Susan Weaver
 Chef at The Four Seasons Hotel
Fifty Seven Fifty Seven Restaurant & Bar
New York

Alan Wong

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Sherry Yard

Su-Mei Yu

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Chef Benny Yuen
Genji Japanese Restaurant

Ottawa, Ontario

Geoffrey Zakarian

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