Originally from Lyon, Chef Daniel Boulud is widely regarded as one of the world’s leading culinary authorities. His culinary empire has brought him many accolades, yet his inspiration remains grounded in the rhythm of the seasons. In all his restaurants across the globe, his signature remains the contemporary appeal he brings to soulful dishes rooted in the French tradition.
Winner of several James Beard awards and chef-owner of two-Michelin-Starred restaurant, DANIEL, Chef Daniel is named a Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur by the French government, and authored eight cookbooks, including ‘DANIEL: My French Cuisine’.
Named “Best Restaurateur in the World” by Les Grandes Tables du Monde in 2021
Received Elite Traveler’s Lifetime Achievement Award in 2018
Honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award – World’s 50 Best Restaurants in 2015
Received James Beard awards, including Outstanding Restaurant (2010), Outstanding Restaurateur (2006) and Outstanding Chef (1994)
Named Bon Appétit Chef of the Year in 1999
DANIEL was named one of the world’s top 10 restaurants by International Herald Tribune
Received James Beard Award for Best Chef of New York City in 1992 while serving as Executive Chef at Le Cirque