Chef Thomas Keller

Meet the Culinary Entrepreneurs: Chef Thomas Keller

ICE CEO Rick Smilow will interview the iconic chef-proprietor of three-Michelin-starred The French Laundry and Per Se about his storied career and new cookbook, "THE FRENCH LAUNDRY, PER SE." Join this thoughtful conversation about evolution, mentorship and more.


Chef Keller has 10 restaurants and has won five James Beard Awards, including Best Chef: California in 1996, Outstanding Chef in 1997, Who's Who of Food & Beverage in America in 2000, and Outstanding Restaurateur in 2007. The French Laundry was No. 1 on the World's 50 Best Restaurants list in 2003 and 2004, and its legacy is documented in Chef Keller's sixth cookbook, which debuted in October.