Thomas Keller


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in Oceanside, California, The United States
October 14, 1955

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Thomas Keller is an American chef, restaurateur, and cookbook writer. He and his landmark Napa Valley restaurant, The French Laundry in Yountville, California, have won multiple awards from the James Beard Foundation, notably the Best California Chef in 1996, and the Best Chef in America in 1997. The restaurant is a perennial winner in the annual Restaurant Magazine list of the Top 50 Restaurants of the World.
In 2005, he was awarded the three star rating in the inaugural Michelin Guide for New York for his restaurant Per Se, and in 2006, he was awarded three stars in the inaugural Michelin Guide to the Bay Area for The French Laundry. He is the only American chef to have been awarded simultaneous three star Michelin ratings for two differen
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The French Laundry Cookbook

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Ad Hoc at Home

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Bouchon Bakery

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Bouchon

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Under Pressure: Cooking Sou...

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The Complete Keller: The Fr...

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The Essential Thomas Keller...

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Thomas Keller Bouchon Colle...

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Instant Pot Cookbook: Lose ...

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Cook Like A Pro

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“I think that you’ve got to make something that pleases you and hope that other people feel the same way.”
Thomas Keller

“Cooking is not about convenience and it's not about shortcuts. Our hunger for the twenty-minute gourmet meal, for one-pot ease and prewashed, precut ingredients has severed our lifeline to the satisfactions of cooking. Take your time. Take a long time. Move slowly and deliberately and with great attention.”
Thomas Keller, The French Laundry Cookbook

“When we eat together, when we set out to do so deliberately, life is better, no matter what your circumstances.”
Thomas Keller, Ad Hoc at Home
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