Les Grandes Tables du Monde has named French chef Daniel Boulud the world’s best restaurateur. Boulud, who has been living in New York for 40 years, is known for his French cuisine with American products and flavours.
The chef, in an Instagram post, wrote, “Together, we continue to evolve and elevate the cuisine, rooted in the French tradition, with modern refinements to make even the most classic dishes a revelation. Our bar and lounge offer an à la carte menu, and no reservations are required. Our New York finest hospitality is back, and so is #DANIEL. We look forward to sharing our delicious journey with the team, suppliers, and loyal customers”.
Boulud, who moved to New York in 1982, received the award for his flagship restaurant ‘Daniel’. Les Grandes Tables du Monde is an association of 184 finest restaurants around the world. The association said that the Lyon native’s food "embodies, for many North Americans, French gastronomy, or even gastronomy, period."
Besides ‘Daniel’, which has two Michelin stars, the chef has other restaurants in the United States, Canada, Dubai, Singapore and the Bahamas. Dinner for one at ‘Daniel’ can set you back by $300.