Joel Robuchon


Birthday April 7, 1945

Birth Sign Aries

Birthplace Poitiers, France

DEATH DATE Aug 6, 2018 (73)

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French chef and restaurateur who was voted Chef of the Century in 1989.

Before Fame

He entered the culinary profession at age fifteen as an apprentice to a pastry chef at the Relais de Poitiers Hotel.


He owned Michelin star-rated restaurants in Las Vegas, London, Hong Kong, Monaco, Macau, Paris, Tokyo, and Taipei.

Family Life

He grew up with three siblings. He had two children: Sophie and Louis.

Associated With

He mentored chef and creator of the television show Hell's Kitchen Gordan Ramsay.