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If you want to become a great chef, you have to work with great chefs and that’s exactly what ‘Joel Robuchon’ did who is one of the famous French chefs and restaurateurs.
He is well recognized as the “Chef of the Century” who had published various French cookbooks out of which two have been translated into English. Joel has been considered the most influential French chef of the post-nouvelle cuisine era.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on7th April 1945, this prominent chef died at the age of 73 years in 2018. He seems enough tall with his height which is 174 in centimeters and 5’8” feet. He maintains himself very fit and healthy with a weight of 78 in kilograms and 171 lbs in pounds.
Moreover, he is very conscious about his physique and follows a regular and healthy diet in order to keep himself fit as a fiddle with the body measurements of 42 inches chest, 32 inches waist, and 15 inches biceps approximately.
According to the sources, he was one of the richest chefs in the world and had a net worth of $400 Million.
Education / Family
Joel was born and raised up in Poitiers, France, and belongs of French descent. He is born to his father Henri Robuchon and his mother Julienne Robuchon. He is also blessed with three siblings whose names are not revealed by him. As for his education, he didn’t reveal any information with regards to his education and educational qualifications.
|Birth Place||Poitiers, France|
|Date of birth||7th April 1945|
|Age||73 years old (at the time of his death)|
|Height||In feet & inches: 5’8”
In centimeters: 174 cm
|Weight||In kilograms: 78 kg
In pounds: 171 lbs
|Eye color||Light Blue|
|Home town||Poitiers, France|
|Fathers name||Henri Robuchon|
|Mothers name||Julienne Robuchon|
Career / Fashion and Style
As of his career, he became an apprentice chef at the Relais of Poitiers hotel at the age of 15 years in 1960. Joel earned a variety of regional techniques in 1966 after joining the apprenticeship ‘Compagnon du Tour de France’.
He was appointed as head chef at Hotel Concorde La Fayette in 1976. From 1987 to 1990, he was regularly invited on French TV. He was called ‘Chef of the Century by Gault Millau in 1989. Later, he opened his own restaurant called Jamin in Paris. Moreover, Joel was a Freemason of the Grande Lodge Nationale Francaise.
Girlfriend, Affairs, Wife, and More
As of his personal life, he was a married man who tied the married knot with Janine Robuchon with whom he blessed with two children named Sophie and Louis.
|Children||Sophie and Louis
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Some Interesting Facts About Joel Robuchon
- He started his own restaurant in Paris with the name of Jamin.
- He was a cancer patient.
- Every chef has a signature dish and his signature dish was a mean potato.
- He was awarded Best French Restaurant in Las Vegas from 2006-2010.
- Joel’s own restaurant received a Michelin star in its very first year.
- His restaurant was awarded the Best Restaurant in the World by International Herald Tribune.
- Once, he threw a plate at Gordon Ramsay.