Nowadays, chefs have become very popular and famous because of their talent and live TV shows. They have the chance and opportunity to present different recipes and fans contribute to it. These chefs have won worldwide applause for their passion for food and commitment because of the fact that they offer some of the best recipes the world. When it comes to the culinary industry, worldwide, these chefs are very famous and sought after by the most exclusive restaurants and celebrities. If you want detailed information about the top chefs in the world, then this is the place. Below, a list of the top ten famous chefs in the world.
1. Gordon Ramsay James
A big name in the culinary industry and listed among the top ten chefs in the world. He was born in Johnstone, Scotland on 8 November 1966, and discovered his passion for cooking at the age of 19. Gordon Ramsay is the only chef in Britain awarded with ten Michelin stars. Chef Ramsay is the most famous English origin chef, and currently he is the most famous chef in the world. Also you can watch him on various TV channels or as member of the jury in Master Chef U.S.
2. Jamie Oliver
Nicknamed the “Naked Chef” Jamie is a chef famous for his growing number of television shows focused on food. A discussion on the best chefs in the world, remains incomplete without him. Jamie Oliver is against the use of processed foods in national schools especially. He specializes in Italian cuisine, being famous worldwide for its international recipes at those 30-minute meals that made life easier for housewives all over the world.
3. Thomas Keller
He is widely recognized as one of the best chefs in America. He is a well-known author of highly awarded cooking books such as the Bouchon Cookbook.
4. Wolfgang Puck
An Austrian -American chef, born on July 8, 1949, businessman and television personality. He has a huge range of restaurants, ranging from high profile restaurants like Chinois, Cut, Pistro and Spago to normal establishments such as Wolfgang Puck Café and Wolfgang Puck Express.
5. Todd English
William Todd English lives in Boston and besides being a chef, he is known and appreciated as a writer and producer of TV cooking shows. The restaurant where he works, Olives in Charlestown, is listed in the fashionable restaurants in the country. He is also the chef in the United States for Delta Airlines.
6. Paul Bocuse
He is known as the father of culinary arts in France. He was a legend for decades due to a very popular recipe, at a dinner at the presidential Elysee Palace in 1975, when Bocuse created the “Soupe aux truffles”, a famous soup in the world. Since then, such soups became VGE soups, the main attraction of the restaurant located near Lyon. Initials VGE come from the name of the former French president, Valery Giscard d’ Estaing.
7. Rocco DiSpirito
Born on November 19, 1966, he was brought from Jamaica in Queens. His cooking experience started at the young age of 11, in his mother’s kitchen. At age 16, he wished to emphasize the culinary talent and for this reason, joined the Culinary Institute of America, located in Hyde Park. Rocco is famous for his exclusive Italian-American way of cooking.
8. Anthony Bourdain
Among the most famous chefs in the world is a cook at Halles in New York. You can watch him on the Travel Channel with a show about cultural and gastronomic adventure called “Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations”.
9. Charlie Trotter
He is a well-known author from Chicago. He is a television celebrity, author and restaurateur. In addition to the unique sharing of recipes in his cooking show called “The Kitchen Sessions with Charlie Trotter”, he wrote 14 cooking books and three management books.
10. Emeril Lagasse
A French-Portuguese-American chef was born on October 15, 1959 and he is the owner of numerous world-renowned restaurants in the United States of America. Besides being a famous chef, Emeril is even author and television star. Emeril’s restaurants have earned top ratings and were praised by the most popular magazines in the culinary industry. In 2006, Lagasse helped with the selection of food on the International Space Station, an effort by NASA to improve the quality of food for astronauts.