Frédy Girardet is a Swiss chef who cooks in the French tradition. Often considered one of the greatest chefs of the 20th Century, his self-named restaurant in Crissier, Switzerland earned three Michelin stars and before Girardet's retirement in 1996 was often called the greatest restaurant in the world.
About Fredy Girardet
Acclaimed Swiss chef whose nouvelle cuisine-inspired, self-named restaurant received three Michelin stars.
He took over the family business--a bistro--when his father died unexpectedly. He went on to open his own restaurant in Crissier, Switzerland, in 1971.
He published his cookbook, The Cuisine of Fredy Girardet, in 1984.
He grew up in Lausanne, Switzerland.
He and Joel Robuchon became culinary contemporaries.
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