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

Bobby FlayBobby Flay
10 December 1964, American
American chef

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

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

Alton BrownAlton Brown
30 July 1962, American
TV Personality, Celebrity Chef, Author

Jill St. JohnJill St. John
19 August 1940, American
Actress
Emeril LagasseEmeril Lagasse
15 October 1959, American
Chef, Restaurateur

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

Candace NelsonCandace Nelson
08 May 1974, Indonesian
Pastry Chef
Thomas KellerThomas Keller
14 October 1955, American
American Chef & Restaurateur

Marcus SamuelssonMarcus Samuelsson
25 January 1970, Ethiopian
Chef
Tracy GriffithTracy Griffith
19 October 1965, American
Actress

Elizabeth DavidElizabeth David
26 December 1913, British
British writer

Koren GrievesonKoren Grieveson
04 November 1971, Angolan, American
Chef
Antoni PorowskiAntoni Porowski
14 March 1984, Canadian
Television Personality

Lisa FaulknerLisa Faulkner
19 February 1972, British
Actress
Grant AchatzGrant Achatz
25 April 1974, American
Chef

Prue LeithPrue Leith
18 February 1940, South African
Restaurateur

Robert IrvineRobert Irvine
24 September 1965, American
chef

Marcela ValladolidMarcela Valladolid
19 July 1978, American
Chef
Dom DeLuiseDom DeLuise
01 August 1933, American
Actor
Action BronsonAction Bronson
02 December 1983, American
Chef, Rapper

Ainsley HarriottAinsley Harriott
28 February 1957, British
chef

Rachel KhooRachel Khoo
28 August 1980, Malaysian
Chef, Author

Aarón SanchezAarón Sanchez
12 February 1976, American
Chef
Bruno KirbyBruno Kirby
28 April 1949, American
Actor

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Mario BataliMario Batali
19 September 1960, American
Restaurateur

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

Rick SteinRick Stein
04 January 1947, British
Chef, Cook

Ina GartenIna Garten
02 February 1948, American
Chef, Writer
Christina TosiChristina Tosi
09 November 1981, American
Chef

Lidia BastianichLidia Bastianich
21 February 1947, Italian, American
Writer, Restaurateur, Television presenter
Ted AllenTed Allen
20 May 1965, American
Author

KelisKelis
21 August 1979, American
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Chef

Masaharu MorimotoMasaharu Morimoto
26 May 1955, Japanese
Chefs
Heston BlumenthalHeston Blumenthal
27 May 1966, British
Chef, Writer

Manu FeildelManu Feildel
1974 AD, French
chef
Gesine Bullock-PradoGesine Bullock-Prado
06 March 1970, American
Chef, Lawyer

George CalombarisGeorge Calombaris
04 October 1978, Australian
Chef

Michael SymonMichael Symon
19 September 1969, American
Restaurateur

Rick BaylessRick Bayless
23 November 1953, American
Chef, Restaurateur

Anne BurrellAnne Burrell
21 September 1969, American
Chef
Graham ElliotGraham Elliot
04 January 1977, American
Domestic worker cook, Chef, Restaurateur

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

Cat CoraCat Cora
03 April 1967, American
Chef

Alex GuarnaschelliAlex Guarnaschelli
1972 AD, American
chef
Jason AthertonJason Atherton
06 September 1971, British
Chef

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

Gary MehiganGary Mehigan
12 February 1967, Australian, British
Cook

Joël RobuchonJoël Robuchon
07 April 1945, French
Chef
Carla HallCarla Hall
12 May 1964, American
Chef

Duff GoldmanDuff Goldman
17 December 1974, American
Chef
Antony Worrall ThompsonAntony Worrall Thompson
01 May 1951, British
Chef

Nobu MatsuhisaNobu Matsuhisa
10 March 1949, Japanese
Chefs

Vikas KhannaVikas Khanna
14 November 1971, Indian
Chef
Levi RootsLevi Roots
24 June 1958, British
Chef, Actor

Fanny CradockFanny Cradock
26 February 1909, British
Novelist
Paul OakenfoldPaul Oakenfold
30 August 1963, British
Record Producer

Shannon BennettShannon Bennett
23 November 1975, Australian
Chef

Alain DucasseAlain Ducasse
13 September 1956, Monacan
Chef

Damaris PhillipsDamaris Phillips
08 December 1980, American
Chef
Tyler FlorenceTyler Florence
03 March 1971, American
Chef
Alice WatersAlice Waters
28 April 1944, American
Chef, Author

Antonio CarluccioAntonio Carluccio
19 April 1937, Italian
Chef

Christina MachamerChristina Machamer
13 March 1982, American
Chef, Sommelier

Gary RhodesGary Rhodes
22 April 1960, British
Television presenter, Writer
Paul BocusePaul Bocuse
11 February 1926, French
Chef

Richard BlaisRichard Blais
19 February 1972, American
Chef

Clement FreudClement Freud
24 April 1924, German, British
Politician

Graham KerrGraham Kerr
22 January 1934, New Zealander
Chef

Paul PrudhommePaul Prudhomme
13 July 1940, American
Chef, Restaurateur, Non-fiction writer,
Hugh Fearnley-WhittingstallHugh Fearnley-Whittingstall
14 January 1965, British
Author, Television presenter, Celebrity chef

Simon RimmerSimon Rimmer
05 May 1963, British
Chef
Rocco DiSpiritoRocco DiSpirito
19 November 1966, American
Restaurateur

Scott ConantScott Conant
19 February 1971, American
Chef

James BeardJames Beard
05 May 1903, American
Chef, Non-fiction writer
Tom ColicchioTom Colicchio
15 August 1962, American
Restaurateur, Chef

Ming TsaiMing Tsai
29 March 1964, American
Restaurateur, Squash player, Actor
Stephanie IzardStephanie Izard
30 October 1976, American
Chef

Raymond BlancRaymond Blanc
19 November 1949, French
Cook

Tom AikensTom Aikens
1970 AD, British
chef

Martin YanMartin Yan
22 December 1948, American
Chef, Businessperson
Aarti SequeiraAarti Sequeira
19 August 1978, Indian
Chef

Daniel BouludDaniel Boulud
25 March 1955, French
Chef
Sean SasserSean Sasser
25 October 1968, American
Chef

Michael VoltaggioMichael Voltaggio
29 September 1978, American
Chef
Charlie TrotterCharlie Trotter
08 September 1959, American
Restaurateur, Chef

John BeshJohn Besh
14 May 1968, American
 
Thomasina MiersThomasina Miers
1976 AD, British
Cook