Find out more about the greatest 20th Century Chefs, including Gordon Ramsay, Anthony Bourdain, Jamie Oliver, Paul Prudhomme and Paula Deen.
Gordon RamsayGordon Ramsay
08 November 1966, British, Scottish
Chef
Anthony BourdainAnthony Bourdain
25 June 1956, American
Chef, Author, T.V. Personality

Guy FieriGuy Fieri
22 January 1968, American
Restaurateur, Cookbook Author

Bobby FlayBobby Flay
10 December 1964, American
American chef

Jamie OliverJamie Oliver
27 May 1975, British
Chef and Restaurateur

Julia ChildJulia Child
15 August 1912, American
Chef
Rachael RayRachael Ray
25 August 1968, American
TV Personality, Celebrity Cook, Author

Ayesha CurryAyesha Curry
23 March 1989, Canadian, American
Celebrity Chef & Cookbook Author

Jill St. JohnJill St. John
19 August 1940, American
Actress
Joe BastianichJoe Bastianich
17 September 1968, American
Restaurateur

Alton BrownAlton Brown
30 July 1962, American
TV Personality, Celebrity Chef, Author
Emeril LagasseEmeril Lagasse
15 October 1959, American
Chef, Restaurateur

Robert IrvineRobert Irvine
24 September 1965, British
Chef

Wolfgang PuckWolfgang Puck
08 July 1949, Austrian
Chef, Restaurateur

John TorodeJohn Torode
23 July 1965, Australian, British
Celebrity chef

Eddie HuangEddie Huang
01 March 1982, American
Author
Michael ParéMichael Paré
09 October 1958, American
Actor

Marcus SamuelssonMarcus Samuelsson
25 January 1970, Ethiopian
Chef

Curtis StoneCurtis Stone
04 November 1975, Australian
Chef

Gary RhodesGary Rhodes
22 April 1960, British
Restaurateur
Thomas KellerThomas Keller
14 October 1955, American
American Chef & Restaurateur

Candace NelsonCandace Nelson
08 May 1974, Indonesian
Pastry Chef
Tracy GriffithTracy Griffith
19 October 1965, American
Actress

Ettore BoiardiEttore Boiardi
22 October 1897, Italian, American
Chef, Restaurateur

Elizabeth DavidElizabeth David
26 December 1913, British
British writer
George CrumGeorge Crum
15 July 1824, American
Chef

Koren GrievesonKoren Grieveson
04 November 1971, Angolan, American
Chef
Paul HollywoodPaul Hollywood
01 March 1966, British
Chef

Salt BaeSalt Bae
09 August 1983, Turkish
Restaurateur

Action BronsonAction Bronson
02 December 1983, American
Rapper
Prue LeithPrue Leith
18 February 1940, South African
Restaurateur

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Nadiya HussainNadiya Hussain
25 December 1984, British
Television personality
Dom DeLuiseDom DeLuise
01 August 1933, American
Actor

Geoffrey ZakarianGeoffrey Zakarian
25 July 1959, American
Chef

Ainsley HarriottAinsley Harriott
28 February 1957, British
chef

Alex GuarnaschelliAlex Guarnaschelli
20 June 1972, American
Chef
KelisKelis
21 August 1979, American
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Chef
Bruno KirbyBruno Kirby
28 April 1949, American
Actor

Ina GartenIna Garten
02 February 1948, American
Chef, Writer

Mario BataliMario Batali
19 September 1960, American
Restaurateur

Lisa FaulknerLisa Faulkner
19 February 1972, British
Actress
Rick SteinRick Stein
04 January 1947, British
Chef, Cook

Paula DeenPaula Deen
19 January 1947, American
Actor, Chef, Businessperson, Restaurateur

Carla HallCarla Hall
12 May 1964, American
Chef

Adriano ZumboAdriano Zumbo
06 November 1981, Australian, Italian
Chef

Grant AchatzGrant Achatz
25 April 1974, American
Chef
Lidia BastianichLidia Bastianich
21 February 1947, Italian, American
Writer, Restaurateur, Television presenter

Anne BurrellAnne Burrell
21 September 1969, American
Chef
Heston BlumenthalHeston Blumenthal
27 May 1966, British
Chef, Writer

Gesine Bullock-PradoGesine Bullock-Prado
06 March 1970, American
Chef, Lawyer

Michael SymonMichael Symon
19 September 1969, American
Chef
Cat CoraCat Cora
03 April 1967, American
Chef

Keith FloydKeith Floyd
28 December 1943, British
Television producer, Chef, Author, Autobiographer
Aarón SanchezAarón Sanchez
12 February 1976, American
Chef

Vikas KhannaVikas Khanna
14 November 1971, Indian, American
Chef

George CalombarisGeorge Calombaris
04 October 1978, Australian
Chef

Duff GoldmanDuff Goldman
17 December 1974, American
Chef

Rick BaylessRick Bayless
23 November 1953, American
Chef, Restaurateur
Hugh Fearnley-WhittingstallHugh Fearnley-Whittingstall
14 January 1965, British
Author, Television presenter, Celebrity chef

Andrew ZimmernAndrew Zimmern
04 July 1961, American
Television presenter, Writer

Graham ElliotGraham Elliot
04 January 1977, American
Chef

Auguste EscoffierAuguste Escoffier
28 October 1846, French
Chef
Gary MehiganGary Mehigan
12 February 1967, Australian, British
Cook

Fanny CradockFanny Cradock
26 February 1909, British
Novelist
Masaharu MorimotoMasaharu Morimoto
26 May 1955, Japanese
Chefs

Silvia CollocaSilvia Colloca
23 July 1977, Australian, Italian
Actress

Lorraine PascaleLorraine Pascale
17 November 1972, British
Television cook
Richard BlaisRichard Blais
19 February 1972, American
Chef

Joël RobuchonJoël Robuchon
07 April 1945, French
Chef
Tom ColicchioTom Colicchio
15 August 1962, American
Restaurateur, Chef

Michael VoltaggioMichael Voltaggio
29 September 1978, American
Chef

Delia SmithDelia Smith
18 June 1941, British
Chef, Broadcaster, Cookery writer
Paul BocusePaul Bocuse
11 February 1926, French
Chefs

Stephanie IzardStephanie Izard
30 October 1976, American
Chef
Marcel VigneronMarcel Vigneron
03 May 1980, American
Chef

Manu FeildelManu Feildel
1974 AD, French
chef

Damaris PhillipsDamaris Phillips
08 December 1980, American
Chef

Alain DucasseAlain Ducasse
13 September 1956, Monacan
Chef
Joseph R. GannascoliJoseph R. Gannascoli
15 February 1959, American
Actor
Antonio CarluccioAntonio Carluccio
19 April 1937, Italian
Chef

Ming TsaiMing Tsai
29 March 1964, American
Restaurateur, Squash player, Actor

Alice WatersAlice Waters
28 April 1944, American
Chef, Author

Rocco DiSpiritoRocco DiSpirito
19 November 1966, American
Restaurateur
Nobu MatsuhisaNobu Matsuhisa
10 March 1949, Japanese
Chefs

James BeardJames Beard
05 May 1903, American
Chef, Non-fiction writer

Clement FreudClement Freud
24 April 1924, German, British
Writer

Martin YanMartin Yan
22 December 1948, American
Chef, Businessperson

Paul OakenfoldPaul Oakenfold
30 August 1963, British
Record Producer
Aarti SequeiraAarti Sequeira
19 August 1978, Indian
Chef

Levi RootsLevi Roots
24 June 1958, British
Chef, Actor
Clarissa Dickson WrightClarissa Dickson Wright
24 June 1947, British
Celebrity chef

Scott ConantScott Conant
19 February 1971, American
Chef
Charles JoughinCharles Joughin
03 August 1878, British, American
Chef
Hung HuynhHung Huynh
25 January 1978, American, Vietnamese
chef