May 10, 2011
Avec Eric Ripert(born 1965 in Antibes) is a French chef, renowned for his seafood dishes. His flagship restaurant, Le Bernardin, located in New York City, is ranked among the best restaurants in the world, and holds the maximum rating of four stars from the New York Times and three Michelin stars. Chef Eric Ripert has been strongly influenced by two cuisines—the cuisine of Antibes, France, where he was born, and of Andorra, a small country just over the Spanish border, where he moved to as a child. His family instilled their innate passion for food in him at a young age, and it was that passion that sent him down the path of culinary experience.