Combining a scientific approach with a love of British culinary heritage, Heston Blumenthal is a name that creates instant recognition across the globe.
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Owner of one of New York's most famous restaurants, Lyonian chef Daniel Boulud has been an integral part of the city's fine dining scene for almost three decades.
Since joining Eleven Madison Park eight years ago, Swiss chef Daniel Humm has forged a reputation as one of New York's culinary masterminds.
A protégé of fine dining legend Joël Robuchon, Eric Ripert has carved out an enviable culinary career since taking the helm of one of the Big Apple's finest French restaurants, Le Bernardin.
Achieving three Michelin stars within just seven years of opening a restaurant is no mean feat. But with his unique food philosophy and superb cooking skills, Azurmendi chef and owner Eneko Atxa has done just that.