Food, Art, Flavour – Joel Robuchon

Joël Robuchon was a French chef and restaurateur. He was named “Chef of the Century” by the guide Gault Millau in 1989, and awarded the Meilleur Ouvrier de France (France’s best worker) in cuisine in 1976. He published several cookbooks, two of which have been translated into English, chaired the committee for the Larousse Gastronomique,Continue reading “Food, Art, Flavour – Joel Robuchon”

Food, Art, Flavour – Joan Roca

A family kept together by cooking. This is one of the main themes in the career of Joan Roca, head of El Celler de Can Roca. His family encouraged his first steps in the kitchen and today continues to be one of the keys to his culinary activities. Joan Roca, and his brothers Josep and Jordi, wereContinue reading “Food, Art, Flavour – Joan Roca”

Food, Art, Flavour – Cristina Martinez

Cristina Martinez is a Mexican chef and immigration activist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Martinez is a native of Capulhuac, Mexico. She found a job in Philadelphia as a pastry chef in an Italian restaurant, where she met and married Benjamin Miller, a U.S. citizen. As demand grew for Martinez’s home-made barbacoa, she and Miller began sellingContinue reading “Food, Art, Flavour – Cristina Martinez”

Food, Art, Flavour – Jamie Oliver

James Trevor “Jamie” Oliver, born on 27 May 1975, is a British chef and restaurateur. He is known for his approachable cuisine, which has led him to front numerous television shows and open many restaurants. Born and raised in Clavering, Essex, he was educated in London before joining Antonio Carluccio’s Neal Street restaurant as aContinue reading “Food, Art, Flavour – Jamie Oliver”

Food, Art, Flavour – Nobu Matsuhisa

Chef Nobu Matsuhisa trained in traditional sushi establishments in Tokyo, Japan before traveling to Peru, Argentina, and Alaska. He opened his restaurant Matsuhisa in Beverly Hills in 1987, which soon became a favourite of celebrities and connoisseurs alike. Today, there are 28 Nobu restaurants around the world. When Robert De Niro first ate at theContinue reading “Food, Art, Flavour – Nobu Matsuhisa”