These 6 Celebrity Chefs Lost the Sparkle of Michelin Stars When They Faltered

Oct 08, 2023

By: Sagarika C

The bittersweet tales of celebrity chefs who gained fame but list Michelin Stars

Michelin Stars are the most coveted achievement for chef in the world of haute cuisine, since they are awarded to the finest dining establishments. These stars symbolize excellence, creativity, and culinary mastery. However, even the most celebrated chefs some...

1. Chef Gordon Ramsay

In 2013, the culinary world was in for a shock when the famously fiery Gordon Ramsay felt the heat when he saw his flagship restaurant, Gordon Ramsay in London, stripped of both its cherished Michelin stars. Despite Ramsay's renowned culinary expertise an...

2. Chef Marc Veyrat

In the world of gourmet dining, even the slightest deviation from tradition can lead to unexpected consequences. Marc Veyrat, the culinary maestro known for redefining French mountain cuisine, saw his restaurant's Michelin star count diminish in 2019. The...

3. Chef Mitsuhiro Araki

In a culinary world where tradition reigns supreme, Chef Mitsuhiro Araki dared to challenge the status quo. His restaurant, The Araki London, made history by becoming the first Japanese establishment in the UK to earn the coveted three Michelin stars in both 2...

4. Chef Sébastien Bras

In 2020, the culinary world was left astonished when French chef Sébastien Bras made a bold move that even shocked the Michelin Guide. The pressures of maintaining a Michelin-starred restaurant can be overwhelming, and Bras personally asked Michelin to remove ...

5. Chef Paul Bocuse

In 2018, the culinary world bid a somber farewell to the legendary chef Paul Bocuse, a true icon of French gastronomy. His restaurant, L'Auberge du Pont de Collonges, had gleamed with the brilliance of three Michelin stars earned by him for years. However...

6. Chef Bruno Chemel

Baumé, a restaurant celebrated for its avant-garde French cuisine, raised eyebrows in the culinary world when it vanished from Michelin's prestigious list. The enigma surrounding this departure lies in the fact that it was Chef Bruno Chemel himself who ma...