Celebrity chef whose Mexico City based restaurant Pujol was ranked the 17th best restaurant in the world according to a 2013 survey. In 2017, it was announced that he would be bringing his New York City based restaurant Cosme to Los Angeles.
He trained as a chef at The Culinary Institute of America.
In 2008, he published a book titled La Nueva Cocina Mexicana.
He married Allegra Piacentini.
He and fellow chef Patricia Gallo were both born in Mexico.