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

Anthony BourdainAnthony Bourdain
25 June 1956, American
Chef, Author, T.V. Personality

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

Jamie OliverJamie Oliver
27 May 1975, British
Chef and Restaurateur

Julia ChildJulia Child
15 August 1912, American
Chef
Bobby FlayBobby Flay
10 December 1964, American
American chef

Rachael RayRachael Ray
25 August 1968, American
TV Personality, Celebrity Cook, Author

Jill St. JohnJill St. John
19 August 1940, American
Actress

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

Wolfgang PuckWolfgang Puck
08 July 1949, Austrian
Chef, Restaurateur
Michael ParéMichael Paré
09 October 1958, American
Actor

Curtis StoneCurtis Stone
04 November 1975, Australian
Chef

Marcus SamuelssonMarcus Samuelsson
25 January 1970, Ethiopian
Chef
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

Elizabeth DavidElizabeth David
26 December 1913, British
British writer

Robert IrvineRobert Irvine
24 September 1965, American
chef
Dom DeLuiseDom DeLuise
01 August 1933, American
Actor

Action BronsonAction Bronson
02 December 1983, American
Chef, Rapper
Ina GartenIna Garten
02 February 1948, American
Chef, Writer

Mario BataliMario Batali
19 September 1960, American
Restaurateur

George CalombarisGeorge Calombaris
04 October 1978, Australian
Chef

Paula DeenPaula Deen
19 January 1947, American
Actor, Chef, Businessperson, Restaurateur
Aarón SanchezAarón Sanchez
12 February 1976, American
Chef
Marcela ValladolidMarcela Valladolid
19 July 1978, American
Chef

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

Rick SteinRick Stein
04 January 1947, British
Chef, Cook

Lidia BastianichLidia Bastianich
21 February 1947, Italian, American
Writer, Restaurateur, Television presenter
KelisKelis
21 August 1979, American
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Chef

Heston BlumenthalHeston Blumenthal
27 May 1966, British
Chef, Writer

Ainsley HarriottAinsley Harriott
28 February 1957, British
chef

Graham ElliotGraham Elliot
04 January 1977, American
Domestic worker cook, Chef, Restaurateur

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Cat CoraCat Cora
03 April 1967, American
Chef
Gary MehiganGary Mehigan
12 February 1967, Australian, British
Cook

Anne BurrellAnne Burrell
21 September 1969, American
Chef
Alex GuarnaschelliAlex Guarnaschelli
1972 AD, American
chef

Rick BaylessRick Bayless
23 November 1953, American
Chef, Restaurateur

Grant AchatzGrant Achatz
25 April 1974, American
Chef
Duff GoldmanDuff Goldman
17 December 1974, American
Chef

Andrew ZimmernAndrew Zimmern
04 July 1961, American
Television presenter, Writer
Keith FloydKeith Floyd
28 December 1943, British
Television producer, Chef, Author, Autobiographer

Michael SymonMichael Symon
19 September 1969, American
Restaurateur

Tyler FlorenceTyler Florence
03 March 1971, American
Chef

Delia SmithDelia Smith
18 June 1941, British
Chef, Broadcaster, Cookery writer

Rachel KhooRachel Khoo
28 August 1980, Malaysian
Chef, Author
Vikas KhannaVikas Khanna
14 November 1971, Indian
Chef

Hugh Fearnley-WhittingstallHugh Fearnley-Whittingstall
14 January 1965, British
Author, Television presenter, Celebrity chef

Alice WatersAlice Waters
28 April 1944, American
Chef, Author

Scott ConantScott Conant
19 February 1971, American
Chef
Manu FeildelManu Feildel
1974 AD, French
chef

Damaris PhillipsDamaris Phillips
08 December 1980, American
Chef
Fanny CradockFanny Cradock
26 February 1909, British
Novelist

Raymond BlancRaymond Blanc
19 November 1949, French
Cook

Paul PrudhommePaul Prudhomme
13 July 1940, American
Chef, Restaurateur, Non-fiction writer,
James BeardJames Beard
05 May 1903, American
Chef, Non-fiction writer

Simon RimmerSimon Rimmer
05 May 1963, British
Chef
Richard BlaisRichard Blais
19 February 1972, American
Chef

Antony Worrall ThompsonAntony Worrall Thompson
01 May 1951, British
Chef

Carla HallCarla Hall
12 May 1964, American
Chef
Tom ColicchioTom Colicchio
15 August 1962, American
Restaurateur, Chef

Gary RhodesGary Rhodes
22 April 1960, British
Television presenter, Writer
Graham KerrGraham Kerr
22 January 1934, New Zealander
Chef

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

Stephanie IzardStephanie Izard
30 October 1976, American
Chef

Christina MachamerChristina Machamer
13 March 1982, American
Chef, Sommelier
Tom AikensTom Aikens
1970 AD, British
chef
Bobby DeenBobby Deen
28 April 1970, American
Restaurateur, Chef

Levi RootsLevi Roots
24 June 1958, British
Chef, Actor

Martin YanMartin Yan
22 December 1948, American
Chef, Businessperson

Michael VoltaggioMichael Voltaggio
29 September 1978, American
Chef
Rocco DiSpiritoRocco DiSpirito
19 November 1966, American
Restaurateur

Ruth Graves WakefieldRuth Graves Wakefield
17 June 1903, American
Chef, Patent inventor, Teacher, Businessperson,

Anna OlsonAnna Olson
1968 AD, Canadian
chef

John BeshJohn Besh
14 May 1968, American
 

Colombe Jacobsen-DerstineColombe Jacobsen-Derstine
21 December 1977, American
 
Charlie TrotterCharlie Trotter
08 September 1959, American
Restaurateur, Chef

Thomasina MiersThomasina Miers
1976 AD, British
Cook
Jennifer PatersonJennifer Paterson
03 April 1928, British
Chef

Sara MoultonSara Moulton
19 February 1952, American
Chef

Michael MinaMichael Mina
1969 AD, Egyptian, American
Chef
Sean SasserSean Sasser
25 October 1968, American
Chef

Dan BarberDan Barber
1969 AD, American
chef
Pat NeelyPat Neely
20 July 1964, American
Chef

Gastón AcurioGastón Acurio
30 October 1967, Peruvian
Chef

Wylie DufresneWylie Dufresne
1970 AD, American
chef

Alan YauAlan Yau
1962 AD, British
restaurateur
Todd EnglishTodd English
29 August 1960, American
Restaurateur

Jamie DeenJamie Deen
29 June 1967, American
Chef
Bryan VoltaggioBryan Voltaggio
19 April 1976, American
Chef

Homaro CantuHomaro Cantu
23 September 1976, American
Chef

Jason AthertonJason Atherton
06 September 1971, British
Chef

Marcel VigneronMarcel Vigneron
03 May 1980, American
Chef
Jose GarcesJose Garces
06 July 1981, American
American chef