Joel Robuchon, Michelin celebrity French chef, dies elderly SEVENTY THREE

French Chef Joel Robuchon attends the opening of the Taste Festival at the Grand Palais in Paris, France, 21 May 2015. Image copyright Reuters

French superstar chef Joël Robuchon, who is credited with successful the most Michelin stars in the international, has died aged 73, French media report.

Robuchon died from cancer on Monday in Switzerland, Le Figaro says, greater than a year after being treated for a pancreatic tumour.

Named the “Chef of the Century” in 1989, Robuchon operated a dozen restaurants across three continents.

Throughout his career he used to be offered 32 stars – more than every other chef.

He was renowned for his mashed potato dishes and owned eating places in cities across the globe, including Tokyo, Bangkok, Shanghai Monaco and Las Vegas.

He first made a reputation for himself at his Paris restaurant, called Jamin, in the early 1980s, and went on to mentor the likes of Gordon Ramsay and Éric Ripert.

He was once renowned for his perfectionism and for the use of few ingredients, conserving practise easy and shifting clear of the excesses of French nouvelle cuisine.

“The older i get, the extra I fully grasp the truth is: the simpler the meals, the more outstanding it might be,” he informed Trade Insider in 2014.

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Robuchon hosted a number of culinary displays on French TELEVISION and was the professional chef of Euro 2016 in France, cooking for football stars including Neymar and Giroud.

He used to be provided a rare “Chef of the Century” name by prestigious eating place guide Gault Millau in 1989.

French government spokesman Benjamin Griveaux described Robuchon on Twitter as a “visionary leader” who might “continue to encourage a tender technology of cooks”.

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