Raymond Blanc

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Birthday
19, 1949
Birthplace
Besancon, France
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
19, 1949 (age 69)
Birthplace
Besancon, France

About

French chef who opened the Michelin-starred restaurant Le Manoir aux Quat' Saisons in 1983 and became one of the most in-demand chefs in England.

Before Fame

His father gave him a colander for his tenth birthday, and his mother taught him to cook vegetables he collected in his family's home garden.

Trivia

He hosted the 2011 BBC program Raymond Blanc's Christmas Feast.

Family Life

He had two sons with his wife, Jenny.

Associated With

He admired the work of American chef and media personality Mario Batali.