List of famous restaurateurs with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

Restaurateurs are the individuals who own and operate restaurants professionally. Restaurants are the business establishments where meals and refreshments are prepared and served to customers. The attractiveness of running a restaurant lies in the wide variety of opportunities it offers. There are many types of restaurants—they may specialize in a single offering or serve multi-cuisine, they may have seating arrangements for customers or strictly provide takeouts, they may be budget eateries or posh restaurants. Many enterprising individuals enter into this business as they can open a setup with features those are most suitable to them. Operating a successful restaurant is a challenging job. The restaurateur is responsible for the smooth functioning of the restaurant and has to ensure the satisfaction of customers. They have to appoint and train the chefs and waiters, hire interior designers to design the décor, manage the financial and accounting aspects, and ensure food quality and adherence to food storage standards. Since restaurants directly serve customers, it is vital to ensure that the waiting staff provides optimum customer service. Restaurateurs operating small restaurants also have to perform promotional and marketing duties. Read on to know about the life and works of various famous restaurateurs from all over the world through their biographies and timelines.

Justin TimberlakeJustin Timberlake
(American)

Celine DionCeline Dion
(Canadian)
Eddie HuangEddie Huang
(American)
Nate RobinsonNate Robinson
(American)

Lidia BastianichLidia Bastianich
(Italian,American)
Joran van der SlootJoran van der Sloot
Giuliana RancicGiuliana Rancic
(Italian,American)

Mario BataliMario Batali
(American)
Joe TheismannJoe Theismann
(American)
Paula DeenPaula Deen
(American)

E-40E-40
(American)
Dick ClarkDick Clark
(American)
Jim RossJim Ross
(American)

Graham ElliotGraham Elliot
(American)
Sean AverySean Avery
(Canadian)
Bill RancicBill Rancic
(American)

Michael SymonMichael Symon
(American)
Rick BaylessRick Bayless
(American)
Sarah WillinghamSarah Willingham
(British)

Paul PrudhommePaul Prudhomme
(American)
Tom ColicchioTom Colicchio
(American)
Ming TsaiMing Tsai
(American)

Rocco DiSpiritoRocco DiSpirito
(American)
Eduardo SantamarinaEduardo Santamarina
(Mexican)
Adam SennAdam Senn
(French)

Charlie TrotterCharlie Trotter
(American)
Bobby DeenBobby Deen
(American)
Don the BeachcomberDon the Beachcomber
(American)

Pat NeelyPat Neely
(American)
Todd EnglishTodd English
(American)
Ludo LefebvreLudo Lefebvre
(French)

Donald NixonDonald Nixon
(American)
Jilly RizzoJilly Rizzo
(American)
Kerry SimonKerry Simon
(American)