Friends of Michelin-starred French chef Joel Robuchon express grief over his death at 73

Joel Robuchon at the Michelin Guide Singapore's award ceremony on July 21, 2016.
Joel Robuchon at the Michelin Guide Singapore's award ceremony on July 21, 2016.PHOTO: AFP

SINGAPORE - Barely two months after the closure of both his Michelin-starred restaurants at Resorts World Sentosa (RWS) in Singapore, French chef Joel Robuchon has died at his home in Geneva. The 73-year-old is reported to have died of cancer.

An international brand name on the culinary scene, Mr Robuchon built an empire of more than 20 restaurants across the globe, a number of which have earned three Michelin stars. At one point, he had garnered more than 30 Michelin stars across his restaurants, according to a Reuters report.

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