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Hubert Keller, a Frenchman classically trained by France’s top Chefs, is now one of America’s most widely recognized and acclaimed chefs. Chef Keller resides in Las Vegas, where he operates Fleur by Hubert Keller. With his palate-attuned to America’s evolving tastes, Chef Keller launched his widely popular Burger Bar Restaurants in Las Vegas and San Francisco.
Growing up in Ribeauvillé, Alsace, France, Chef Keller’s passion for the culinary arts ignited early. The family lived over his father’s pastry store, Patisserie Keller where the children frequently helped their father with the baking. Some of the greatest French Chefs- Paul Haeberlin, Gaston Lenotre, Paul Bocuse, Roger Vergé, recognized his exceptional talent, trained him in their kitchens, and promoted his career. In 1982, Vergé sent him to San Francisco to open Sutter 500.
Chef Keller has won numerous awards including the James Beard Foundation’s “Best Chef: California” and has been elected to the Foundation’s prestigious “Who’s Who in Food and Beverage.” Food & Wine magazine tapped him as one of the “Ten Best Chefs in America” and Restaurant & Institutions gave him its Ivy Award.
Chef Keller has cooked for several United States Presidents and was the first guest chef invited to the White House to personally prepare his sophisticated menu to President Clinton and his family. Chef Keller is also know for his performance as a judge on Top Chef as well as for his grace-under-pressure performance as a contestant in the first season of Top Chef Masters on Bravo. Chef Keller was as well a resident judge on Top Chef Just Desserts on Bravo. Chef Keller’s own cookbooks include The Cuisine of Hubert Keller (Ten Speed Press), Burger Bar, Build your Own Burgers (Willey), and his latest cookbook Souvenirs, Memories, Stories and Recipes from My Life, which was written with Penelope Wisner, (Andrews McMeel).
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