Daniel Boulud was born in France and raised on his family's
farm near Lyon. His talent for cooking was apparent early when he
was nominated as a candidate for best cooking apprentice in France.
After training with some of France's finest chefs he made his way
to the United States. He opened his flagship restaurant, Daniel,
in 1993 in New York. Since its opening, Daniel has been awarded
four stars by The New York Times and rated one of the best restaurants
in the world by The International Herald Tribune. Boulud also owns
and operates Manhattan's Café Boulud, db bistro moderne,
Feast & Fêtes (a catering firm), and a direct mail caviar
and smoked salmon business. He is the author of two books.
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