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About Michel Roux
Michel Roux was a French chef, restaurateur and television personality best remembered as the co-owner of well-known UK restaurants, Le Gavroche and The Waterside Inn.
His elder brother is also a renowned chef named, Albert Roux. He had a son known as Alain Roux, who became the owner of The Waterside Inn in 2002. His second wife, Robyn Joyce passed away in 2017.
In 2008, Roux was the recipient of Tatler magazine’s Lifetime Achievement Award.
In 2002, he was honored as an Officer of the Order of the British Empire and received an Honorary Doctorate of Culinary Arts from the University of Rhode Island.
His restaurants, the Waterside Inn and Le Gavroche have held three Michelin stars and 2 Michelin stars respectively.
He and his brother, Albert founded the Roux Brothers Scholarship in 1984.
He has made guest appearances on many television shows including MasterChef, Saturday Kitchen, Woman’s Hour, The Roux Legacy and BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour.
He once considered quitting cooking to become an opera singer.
Roux was known to have had the chronic lung ailment, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
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Michel Roux's Popularity
Michel Roux was a famous French chef, who was born on April 19, 1941. As a person born on this date, Michel Roux is listed in our database as the 63rd most popular celebrity for the day (April 19) and the 118th most popular for the year (1941).
People born on April 19 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aries, the Ram. Michel Roux is the 1854th most popular Aries.
Aside from information specific to Michel Roux's birthday, Michel Roux is the 354th most famous French.
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