Many consider the late French chef Joël Robuchon to be the best chef of the modern era. And with 31 Michelin stars spread over three continents, it's hard to argue that statement. Seiji Yamamoto, one of the most iconic Japanese chefs of the century, sent an eel for a CT scan to better understand its anatomy. Known for his volatile behavior in the kitchen and his exceptional British cuisine, Gordon Ramsay is undoubtedly the most famous chef in the world.
He is also one of only two chefs to have earned 21 Michelin stars throughout his career and the first chef to own three-Michelin star restaurants in three cities. While the debate over who is the best chef in the world is subjective, one thing is certain: there are some incredible chefs with several Michelin stars. He is a French chef who currently holds the record for the most Michelin stars held by any individual chef. Working as a chef for five decades, Ducasse began cooking in restaurants in the 1970s and earned his first Michelin star as head chef in La Tarrasse, at the Hotel Juana de Juan les Pins, according to Fine Dining Lovers.
Possibly one of the most famous chefs in the world, this famous chef and owner has 6 Michelin stars. From there, he went on to work with several famous chefs such as Michel Guèrard in France and Ferrán Adrià at El Bulli in Spain. Yannick Alléno is a French chef who is currently the head chef at the Alléno Paris au Pavillon Ledoyen restaurant in Paris. Ducasse built his career with some of the most outstanding chefs of the time, such as Michel Guérard and Gaston Lenôtre, and finally assumed his first position as head chef at La Terrasse at the Hotel Juana.
The Michelin guide says that this iconoclastic chef is “at the forefront of the fusion cuisine movement”, famous for overturning the conventions of classic French cuisine. Named Chef of the Century by the gastronomic guide Gault & Millau, Robuchon held 32 Michelin stars, more than any other chef in history. Alléno grew up in a family of restaurateurs and later trained with famous chefs such as Martial Enguehard and Jacky Fréon. This famous star chef of Italian origin began his culinary career working in the kitchen of a local restaurant when he was just 11 years old to earn pocket money.