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Bon appetit!: The Famous Chef and Restaurateur Quiz
by Staff
They introduce us to new flavor pairings, change the way we eat and save sourdough bread from disappearing. Try not to get too hungry as you test how much you know about famous chefs and restaurateurs with our quiz.

Who was the first female chef to win the James Beard Award?

  • Alice Waters
  • Judy Rodgers
  • Joyce Goldstein

Which of these well-known chefs is the richest chef in the world?

  • Wolfgang Puck
  • Mario Batali
  • Jamie Oliver

Who saved sourdough in America?

  • Jim Lahey
  • Nancy Silverton
  • Peter Reinhart

Which famous chef has been called The Fonz of the culinary world?

  • Bryan Voltaggio
  • Anthony Bourdain
  • Michael Symon

Which of the following chefs is not known for molecular gastronomy?

  • Grant Achatz
  • Yoshiaki Takazawa
  • Marcus Samuelsson

Who eliminated tipping at 13 Union Square Hospitality Group restaurants?

  • Thomas Keller
  • Danny Meyer
  • Harold Dieterle

Which celebrity chef has Anthony Bourdain NOT publicly feuded with?

  • Paula Deen
  • Eric Ripert
  • Rachael Ray

Which celebrity chef has Gordon Ramsay NOT publicly feuded with?

  • Jamie Oliver
  • Keith McNally
  • Mario Batali

Which James Beard Award-winning chef is known as the "godmother of grilled cheese sandwiches"?

  • Stephanie Izard
  • Lidia Bastianich
  • Nancy Silverton

Which chef appeared on the 2013 hip-hop album "Event 2" by Deltron 3030?

  • Sergey Berezutskiy
  • Richard Blais
  • David Chang

Who is considered the creator of New Nordic cuisine?

  • Magnus Nilsson
  • Hubert Keller
  • Todd English

True or false: Chef Boyardee, the famous chef on the ravioli can, was a real chef.

  • true
  • false

Which chef has the most Michelin stars?

  • Alain Ducasse
  • Rene Redzepi
  • Joel Robuchon

True or false: Chef Eric Ripert played himself on the HBO show "Treme."

  • true
  • false

Which fast food chain is reportedly the favorite among chefs?

  • Wendy's
  • In-N-Out Burger
  • Burger King

What strange food pairing is The French Laundry chef Thomas Keller's guilty pleasure?

  • spaghetti and chocolate chips
  • Doritos and salsa
  • hot dogs and peanut butter

This chef hired Gordon Ramsay, only to have his one-time protege turn adversary.

  • Ming Tsai
  • Marco Pierre White
  • Todd English

What is Mr. Chow's first name?

  • Ming-hua
  • Martin
  • Michael

Which of these pastry chefs is like a real-life Willy Wonka?

  • Jacques Maximin
  • Johnny Iuzzini
  • Jacques Torres

True or false: Chef and restaurateur Donatella Arpaia opened her first restaurant at age 25 after briefly practicing law.

  • true
  • false

Which award-winning chef began his culinary career at Stuff Yer Face pizzeria in New Jersey?

  • Mario Batali
  • Rick Bayless
  • Bobby Flay

What type of cuisine is served at chef Rene Redzepi's Noma in Copenhagen, Denmark?

  • Scandinavian
  • Swedish
  • Nordic

Which chef is know for his experiments with fermentation?

  • David Chang
  • Magnus Nilsson
  • Massimo Bottura

Who won best kid's dish of the year at the first ever White House Kids' Lunchtime "State Dinner"?

  • Nia Thomas
  • Haile Thomas
  • Cody Vasquez

Which chef and restaurateur moonlights as a DJ?

  • Hubert Keller
  • Jonathan Waxman
  • George Mendes

Who has been called the godfather of American cuisine?

  • Larry Forgione
  • Marc Forgione
  • David Shalleck

Who has been personal chef to former Florida governors Jeb Bush and Bob Graham, as well as to Oprah Winfrey?

  • Rick Moonen
  • Rosie Daley
  • Art Smith

Which chef is known for his theory of multisensory cooking?

  • Charlie Trotter
  • Govind Armstrong
  • Heston Blumenthal

Which restaurant was NOT among the first wave of the farm-to-table movement in the U.S.?

  • Chez Panisse
  • Spago
  • The Herbfarm

Which chef is credited with revitalizing the restaurant scene in downtown Cleveland?

  • Paul Kahan
  • Garrett Lipar
  • Michael Symon