Daniel Boulud, a native of Lyon, France, is widely considered one of America’s leading culinary authorities and one of the most revered French chefs in New York, the city he has called home since 1982. He is chef-owner of Bar Boulud, Boulud Sud, Café Boulud, db Bistro Moderne, DBGB Kitchen and Bar, Épicerie Boulud, Maison Boulud and is probably best known for the exquisitely refined DANIEL, the three Michelin-star Relais & Châteaux restaurant.
Outside of New York, Chef’s seasonal French-American cooking is found in Florida, London, Singapore, Montréal and Toronto. In Spring 2014, Boulud returned to the Las Vegas Strip to open db Brasserie, a Contemporary French Brasserie, in partnership with The Venetian Las Vegas. In Fall 2014 Boulud brought a second DBGB location to Washington, D.C. and a third Bar Boulud location to Boston’s Mandarin Oriental.
Boulud is the author of eight cookbooks, including the most recent DANIEL: My French Cuisine (Grand Central Publishing, October 2013), the recipient of multiple James Beard Foundation awards including Outstanding Chef and Outstanding Restaurateur, and was named a Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur by the French government. He is a generous supporter and Co-President of Citymeals-on-Wheels and is also Chairman of the Bocuse d’Or USA Foundation.