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Michel Roth (born 7 November 1959) is a French chef, two stars at the Guide Michelin. He has also received famous titles like the Bocuse d'Or and Meilleur Ouvrier de France, both in 1991.

Michel Roth
Born7 November 1959 (1959-11-07) (age 59)
Culinary career


Training and careerEdit

Michel Roth began his training course at the Auberge de la Charrue d'Or in Sarreguemines, following at the Auberge de L'Ill in Illhaeusern and at Le Crocodile in Strasbourg, and at the restaurant Ledoyen in Paris. In 1981, he was hired as a chef assistant at the Hôtel Ritz Paris located at place Vendôme.

In 1992, he became the chef of the restaurant L'Espadon. He left the restaurant on 10 June 1999 for the restaurant Lasserre. In 2001, the Hôtel Ritz contacted him again to become the head chef and he accepted the opportunity. In 2009, he and the restaurant L'Espadon received a second Michelin star. He was the executive chef of the restaurant until it closed on 1 August 2012 for a complete renovation. During that period, he created his food consulting company and became in September 2012, the executive chef and culinary advisor of Hotel President Wilson in Geneva. In November 2013, he received a Michelin star for the restaurant Bayview[1] and the grade of 17/20 at the Gault et Millau.

Television appearancesEdit

Michel Roth appeared as the first role in the television documentary Le Festin de Noël, broadcast on France 3 on 8 December 2010.

He appeared in 2011 as a guest in the second season of the French version of Masterchef, broadcast on TF1, where he asked the contestants to dress 3 dishes in 30 minutes. The dishes were part of the daily cuisine of the Ritz-Espadon, composed of an entry with crab, a dish with lobster, and a dessert with pear.

In December 2013 he co-hosted the program Repas de fête broadcast on Arte with Caroline Mignot.


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