The question of whether the greatest chefs pursue awards or are the prey of the Michelin Guide in their own right is always contentious. Awards can make a chef but can also break him – as they have done with Sébastien Bras, holder of three coveted “stars” for his restaurant Le Suquet in southern France. Bras has handed his honours back, no longer wishing to work under such pressure.
Ill-starred by Michelin
The Ethical Kitchen
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