Thomas Keller is renowned for his culinary skills and high standards. He has established a collection of restaurants that sets a new paradigm within the hospitality profession. Chef Thomas is America’s most prized cook, restaurateur and a cook book writer. 
chef thomas keller
  • Name: Thomas Keller 
  • Date of Birth: 14.10.1955
  • Place of Birth: Camp Pendleton, Oceanside, California, United States
  • Grew up in: Palm Beach, Florida
  • Places of residence now:  Napa, California 
  • Started as a chef in year: 1974
  • Restaurants owned: 
  • Yountville, CA: ad hoc, addendum, Bouchon, Bouchon Bakery, The French Laundry, La Calenda.
  • New York: Bouchon Bakery, Per Se, TAK Room.
  • Las Vegas: Bouchon, Bouchon Bakery.
  • Miami: The Surf Club.
  • Best known for: American chef, restaurateur, & cook book writer 
  • Cooking styles: French 
  • Michelin stars: 7 
  • Net worth 2021: $130 million


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In 2001, Keller was named “America's Best Chef” by Time magazine. In 2003, Johnson & Wales University conferred upon him the honorary Degree of Doctor of Culinary Arts for his contributions to the industry. His accolades include consecutive “Best Chef” awards from the James Beard Foundation and “Chef of the Year” by the Culinary Institute of America. He is the only American-born chef to hold multiple three star ratings by the Michelin Guide.