10 Best Chefs in the world 2016

One of the most influential magazine – Le Chef is back with their newly launched list of 100 best chefs. The survey was created by asking 2 and 3 Michelin star owner-chefs who they think is the best. From 100 of 2016’s best chefs, 36 are French, 11 – Japanese and 9 – American. So, let’s take a look at best 10 chefs list.


  1. Michel Bras – Le Suquet – France

His first restaurant opened in 1999. Chef is known by using fresh flowers in his dishes. Since 2015 Michel and his Japanese friend KAI own professional kitchen knives business.

  1.  Pierre Gagnair – Pierre Gagnair – France

Chef is known as one of the creators of Nouvelle Cuisine, Fusion, and Molecular kitchen. He owns numbers of restaurants in France, also in Tokyo, London, and Moscow. Chef always says that he stand for future, but respects the past.

  1. Seiji Yamamoto – Nihonryor Ryugin – Japan

Chef tries to show the richness of Japan by creating incredible traditional dishes.

  1. Alain Ducasse – Louis XV Alain Ducasse – Monaco

French origin chef’s 3 restaurants have 3 Michelin stars, best ranking.

  1. Pascal Barbo – L’astrance – France

Pascal Barbo dreamed about being Chef since he was 7 years old. He has studied in best restaurants of France and Australia. In 2005 Pascal was named as Best French cook.

  1. Eric Frehon – Epicure – France

Eric Frehon is known as “Royal Chef”. His restaurant owns 3 Michelin stars. In 2015 he re-opened the restaurant Celeste, in one of the most known British hotel - The Lanesborough.

  1. Emannuel Renaut – Flocons de Sel – France

His restaurant also has 3 Michelin stars. Critics say, that Emannuel is “new generation Chef”.

  1. Martin Berasategui – Rest. Martin – Spain

Martin is one of the best know Basque chefs. He owns 9 Michelin stars, best ranking in the country.

  1. Benoit Violer – Hotel de Ville Crissier – Switzerland

Benoit was half French, half Swiss chef. He has committed suicide on 31 January 2016.

  1. Joan Roca – El Celler de Can – Spain 

Joan is one of the most successful Chefs and teachers in Spain. In 2015 his restaurant was named as the best in the world, by Restaurant Magazine. 

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