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The Guardian

Joël Robuchon obituary

Joël Robuchon, who has died of cancer aged 73, was the last of his kind – a French chef who was universally acknowledged as the greatest in the world at a time when French haute cuisine was still the standard by which all other food was judged.

- The Guardian

Chicago Tribune

Remembering iconic chef Joel Robuchon

Joel Robuchon, a chef whose influence spanned the globe, passed away on Monday. He was 73. I never met the chef, but the few times I was able to sample his cuisine, I was blown away. And I've lost track of how many restaurants featured “potatoes ...

- Chicago Tribune

New York Times

Joël Robuchon, a French Chef Festooned With Stars, Is Dead at 73

Joël Robuchon, an endlessly inventive French chef who earned a record number of Michelin stars by recasting French haute cuisine in a personal style that emphasized intense flavors and precise technique, died on Monday in Geneva. He was 73.

- New York Times

New York Times

Joël Robuchon Rewrote the Rules of Fine Dining

L'Atelier de Joël Robuchon, his comeback, was staged in a former sushi bar in Paris. He retained the basic setup. Diners sat at a counter, and rather than nigiri and maki, they ate his spoonable pommes purées and langoustines fried inside a single leaf ...

- New York Times

Washington Post

Michelin-starred French master chef Joel Robuchon dies at 73

PARIS — Joel Robuchon, a master chef who shook up the stuffy world of French haute cuisine by wowing palates with the delights of the simple mashed potato and giving diners a peek at the kitchen, has died at 73. His career was one of superlatives ...

- Washington Post

Eater

The World Reacts to the Death of Joël Robuchon

Legendary French chef Joël Robuchon has died at the age of 73, following a long battle with cancer. Robuchon, named “chef of the century” by French restaurant guide Gault Millau in 1989, was the most decorated in Michelin history. At one time his ...

- Eater

PEOPLE.com

Legendary Chef Joël Robuchon Dies at 73

French chef Joel Robuchon, who holds the record for most Michelin stars in the world, has died at age 73. Robuchon, whose globe-encircling operations include restaurants in New York, Montreal and Las Vegas, died in Geneva, Switzerland on Monday of ...

- PEOPLE.com

Washington Post

Joel Robuchon, innovative French 'cook of the century,' dies at 73

Joel Robuchon, a master chef who shook up the stuffy world of French haute cuisine by emphasizing the delights of the simple mashed potato and giving diners a peek at the kitchen, died Aug. 6 in Geneva. He was 73. A spokeswoman confirmed his death.

- Washington Post

TIME

Master Chef Joel Robuchon, Who Shook Up the French Cooking World, Dead at 73

PARIS (AP) — Joel Robuchon, a master chef who shook up the stuffy world of French haute cuisine by wowing palates with the delights of the simple mashed potato and giving diners a peek at the kitchen, has died. He was 73. A spokeswoman for Robuchon ...

- TIME

CNN

Joël Robuchon, French celebrity chef, dies at 73

Benjamin Griveaux, a spokesman for the French government, said Robuchon would continue to "inspire the younger generation of chefs." In her book "L'Atelier of Joël Robuchon," cook and author Patricia Wells said the Frenchman would "undoubtedly go ...

- CNN