One of the leaders in French cuisine is Eric Frechon, who has held three Michelin stars for his renowned restaurant, Epicure. The restaurant has long been named the No. 1 restaurant in France and the world among food reviewers and customers alike.

Holding three stars for a decade and working at Le Bristol Paris’ Epicure for more than 20 years, Frechon is considered royalty in the cooking world, and he is a chevalier of the Legion of Honour. He was named Meilleur Ouvrier de France in 1993.