Food and Wine Gazette: Chef of the century Joel Robuchon dies aged 73

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Joel Robuchon, the French chef who owned and ran restaurants around the world including several that were awarded three Michelin stars, died today in Geneva aged 73. French newspaper Le Figaro reported that the French chef, one of the most influential chefs in the world who inspired a generation of chefs, died of cancer.

The French chef was named the “chef of the century” by the Gault et Millau restaurant guide in 1990.

Food and Wine Gazette  reports that the French chef was named the “chef of the century” by the Gault et Millau restaurant guide in 1990. Among his most iconic dishes was the Humber mashed potatoes cooked with a decadent amount of butter. He owned restaurants in cities from Paris to Monaco, Hong Kong to Las Vegas and Tokyo to Bangkok.

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