Fredy Girardet

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Birthday
17, 1936
Birthplace
Lausanne, Switzerland
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
17, 1936 (age 83)
Birthplace
Lausanne, Switzerland

About

Acclaimed Swiss chef whose nouvelle cuisine-inspired, self-named restaurant received three Michelin stars.

Before Fame

He took over the family business--a bistro--when his father died unexpectedly. He went on to open his own restaurant in Crissier, Switzerland, in 1971.

Trivia

He published his cookbook, The Cuisine of Fredy Girardet, in 1984.

Family Life

He grew up in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Associated With

He and Joel Robuchon became culinary contemporaries.