Joël Robuchon

Chef Joël Robuchon, who owns restaurants in Bangkok, Bordeaux, Hong Kong, Las Vegas, London, Macau, Monaco, Paris, Singapore, Taipei, and Tokyo, has been awarded 25 Michelin stars—more than any other chef in the world. Robuchon has long been an advocate of a pure, honest cuisine. Through his long-running French TV series, Bon appétit bien sûr he has popularized regional produce and brought fine chefs into the public eye. His Atelier restaurants appeal to a cosmopolitan clientele and their open kitchens let customers observe the preparation of inventive meals in warm and elegant surroundings. Now at the peak of his profession, Robuchon has lost nothing of his simplicity.