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Daniel Boulud, who hails from Lyon, France, is Chef-Owner of the Dinex Group which today encompasses notable brands including:  Restaurant Daniel, Café Boulud, Le Pavillon, Centurion NY, Blue Box Café by Daniel Boulud, Le Gratin, Bar Boulud, Boulud Sud, Maison Boulud, and Epicerie Boulud.


His culinary accolades include James Beard Foundation awards for Outstanding Restaurant; Outstanding Restaurateur, Best Chef- New York City, and Outstanding Chef of the Year; Culinary Institute of America’s Chef of the Year; Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur by the French government; International Herald Tribune’s citation of Restaurant DANIEL as “one of the ten best restaurants in the world”; Wine Spectator’s Grand Award; World’s 50 Best Restaurants’ Diners Club® Lifetime Achievement Award; and Les Grandes Tables du Monde’s Best Restaurateur in the World. Boulud’s culinary style is reflected in nine cookbooks, including the definitive DANIEL: My French Cuisine and My Best: Daniel Boulud.

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