Top 10 Chefs In The U.S. & Their Restaurants

If you’re looking to take a foodie tour across America or simply want to class up your local dining experiences, there are talented and well-acclaimed chefs who have perfected their culinary niches all over America.

Here are the top 10 chefs in the U.S. and the restaurants they own that you’ll love to visit.

Nobu Matsuhisa

Nobu Matsuhisa first became known to U.S. food enthusiasts when he opened his first restaurant in Los Angeles in 1987. Academy award-winning actor Robert De Niro was a frequent guest and offered to team up with Matsuhisa to open a restaurant in Tribeca, New York. He’s built an empire of nearly 50 restaurants worldwide, with several earning coveted Michelin stars. He’s famous for having developed a signature dish of black cod with miso.

Alain Ducasse

Alain Ducasse has more than 30 restaurants worldwide, and this French-born, French cuisine master holds 21 Michelin stars to his name. He also operates two hotels and oversees a Parisian cooking school. Ducasse is the author of several successful cookbooks.