What makes a chef popular or one of our “favourites”? This wasn’t such an easy list to compile. Sure, I could list top restaurants or chefs that have achieved the much coveted Michelin star, but this rating doesn’t necessarily make a chef popular or loved. Over recent years, television has played a major role in bringing top chefs into our houses, and some have become household names. The internet has also allowed us an access to tutorials or foreign cooking shows that otherwise we may not have known about. The first 6 chefs listed are all UK based, and I’ll confess that they were the first names that came to mind thanks to their high international public profiles. But the rest of my top 20 come from all over Europe, and we can’t wait to see what they have in store for us in the future!
To read my latest article for Eating Europe Tours and see what names I came up with, follow this link: 20 of Eating Europe’s favourite chefs from across Europe