Who is the greatest chef in history?

Joël Robuchon, 31 Michelin stars, is ranked number one among the 10 best chefs in the world, making him the best chef in the world according to the Michelin star ranking. Although he died with only 28 stars, Robuchon was at one time the proud owner of 31. He was also named Chef of the Century on numerous occasions. 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. Known for his volatile behavior in the kitchen and his exceptional British cuisine, Gordon Ramsay is undoubtedly the most famous chef in the world.

Yannick Alléno is a French chef who is currently the head chef at the Alléno Paris au Pavillon Ledoyen restaurant in Paris. Best known for his famous kaiseki dish, this legendary chef began his career traveling to France to learn how to prepare French dishes, but says he changed his mind and decided to focus on bringing Japanese cuisine to the world's attention. 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. Blumenthal, more than the other chefs on the list of Michelin-starred chefs, has always been fascinated by the science behind food processing.

Seiji Yamamoto, one of the most iconic Japanese chefs of the century, sent an eel for a CT scan to better understand its anatomy. In addition to that, this influential chef is said to have created the iconic chef's hat and the classification of the four iconic mother sauces of French cuisine. This British chef appeared on countless television shows, from his time on The Naked Chef in 1999 to his American series Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution in the early 2000s. Possibly one of the most famous chefs in the world, this famous chef and owner has 6 Michelin stars.

Alléno grew up in a family of restaurateurs and later trained with famous chefs such as Martial Enguehard and Jacky Fréon. 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. He is a French chef who currently holds the record for the most Michelin stars held by any individual chef. Many casual foodies and home cooks may not recognize the name of this famous French restaurateur and chef.