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.
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
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
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.