Masterchefs of the USA

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Masterchefs of the USA

The food service industry is growing on a rapid scale and many choose to pursue a career in this field. Have you ever wondered who are the legendary chefs of the USA? Read on to find out who are the most famous and awarded cooks!
Author: Cosmina Bradea

Being a chef may provide the finest of the best with incredible opportunities, like publishing cookbooks, appearing on television, and traveling the world for diverse food-related events. The most well-known chefs in the US have had a significant impact on not only other culinary experts but also on our own culinary interests and preferences. Which encourages us to experiment with new food varieties and combinations at restaurants, at home, and abroad. But who are the masterchefs of the USA who revolutionized the food industry?

Mario Batali

Chef Mario Batali

Co-owner of more than 25 renowned restaurants in New York, Las Vegas, California, Singapore, Boston, Chicago, and Connecticut is chef Mario Batali. Currently, the world's largest artisanal Italian food and wine emporium is located in Eataly NYC, one of his three Eataly sites. Batali is the author of 11 cookbooks, one of which was a New York Times bestseller and James Beard Award winner. He has also earned the Outstanding Chef of the Year and Best Chef: New York City awards from the James Beard Foundation. With so many awards and accomplishments, Mario Batali will definitely remain in America’s gastronomic history.

Wolfgang Puck

Chef Wolfgang Puck

Wolfgang Puck played an important role in creating the California and Las Vegas culinary scenes and popularizing Asian fusion cooking in America by combining French techniques with Californian and Asian influences. Today, Puck operates close to 30 upscale restaurants around the Middle East, Europe, Asia, and North America. Furthermore, his business provides packaged food, beverages, cookbooks, and cooking supplies in addition to owning and franchising more than 50 fast-casual and casual restaurants. Puck is the only chef to have been named the James Beard Foundation’s Outstanding Chef of the Year multiple times.

Grant Achatz

Chef Grant Achatz

Molecular food pioneer Grant Achatz is renowned for his dramatic, participatory presentations, which include his renowned Tabletop Dessert. His signature restaurant Alinea, in Chicago has three Michelin stars and has made numerous 'Best Restaurant' lists. From 2011 through 2016, it topped Elite Traveler's ranking of the top 100 restaurants in the world for six straight years. Another Michelin star belongs to Achatz for his Next restaurant in Chicago, which features constantly shifting themes. The Aviary and The Office, two of his high-concept cocktail bars, are currently open in both Chicago and New York.

Thomas Keller

Chef Thomas Keller

With a total of seven Michelin stars at this time, Thomas Keller is the most celebrated chef in the United States. His renowned Bay Area eatery The French Laundry, which serves traditional French cuisine with a humorous American touch, is where he is most known. In 2003 and 2004, Restaurant Magazine ranked The French Laundry the best restaurant in the world, and in 2007, The French Laundry received three Michelin stars. Keller is the only US chef to simultaneously own two three-star restaurants thanks to its sibling restaurant in New York, Per Se, which has held an additional three stars since 2005.

Jean-Georges Vongerichten

Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten

French-born chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten owns 14 restaurants in his adoptive home of New York, including his first eatery, Jojo, and his two Michelin-starred flagship restaurant Jean-Georges. This chef has restaurants all around the world. A generation of new cooks was inspired by Vongerichten's inventive interpretation of traditional French cuisine, which gave rise to an exclusively American style of nouvelle cuisine. No single chef has had more of an impact on how New Yorkers eat out, how other chefs prepare their food, and how other restaurants look during the past 20 years, according to The New York Times.

Besides these world-renowned chefs, there are so many young chefs making a name for themselves. Nonetheless, their hard work, dedication, and passion should be greatly appreciated. Revolutionizing the world of gastronomy is not an easy task!

If you want to follow in the footsteps of these legendary chefs, then follow our Culinary Course or Advanced Diploma in Culinary Arts! Upon completion of the program, Hospitality Academy will help you find your dream job in the most renowned Michelin-Star restaurants in the world! The world of gastronomy awaits you!

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