Born in small village in eastern France, Raymond Blanc grew up enjoying farm-fresh food. Mostly a self-taught chef, he later launched the double-Michelin-starred restaurant Le Manoir. He has trained chefs such as David Goodridge and has appeared on shows like his own series, Food & Drink.
Ludo Lefebvre is a French restaurateur, chef, author, and TV personality. He worked for various restaurants before opening his own restaurants in Los Angeles: Petit Trois and Trois Mec. In 2014 and 2016, Trois Mec was named Los Angeles' Best Restaurant by LA Weekly. In 2015, Ludo Lefebvre was named Best Chef by the newspaper.