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‘Chef of the Century’ Joel Robuchon likens art of cookery to surgery


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Chef Joel Robuchon conducts a cooking & wine demo presented by Bon Appetit as they host the 7th annual Vegas Uncork’d on Friday, May 10, 2013, in Las Vegas. (Isaac Brekken for Bon Appetit)

Once upon a time the word 'chef' conjured images of cooks up to their elbows in grease, but now the term is an elite skill that requires artistry as well as a defined palate.

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