Worlds Most Michelin-Decorated Chef Joël Robuchon, Has Died

JoëlRobuchonThe culinary world is mourning the passing of one of its most celebrated chefs. Joël Robuchon, the French icon and most Michelin-decorated chef in history has died at the age of 73, after a long illness.

Named the “chef of the century” by the Gault et Millau cooking guide in 1990, Robuchon had a number of restaurants across the world including London, Paris, Singapore, New York City and Hong Kong.

The chef made his name at Jamin, Paris, which he opened in 1981 winning three Michelin stars in three consecutive years. His global portfolio of restaurants currently holds 32 stars across 13 countries.