1.Joe Robuchon – 31 stars
Introducing Joël Robuchon – the chef with the most Michelin stars. He holds the number one spot among the top 10 chefs in the world, which makes him the best chef in the world according to the Michelin star rating. Although he died with “only” 28 stars, at one point, Robuchon was the proud owner of 31. He was also named “Chef of the Century” on numerous occasions. He specialized in French cuisine and owned 12 restaurants. Joël also liked to mentor young chefs. One of his former students was the now infamous Gordon Ramsay.
2. Alain Ducasse – 21 Stars
Alain Ducasse was born in France and, quite logically, he is famous for delivering the most delicious meals from French cuisine. Of all the best chefs in the world, only Ducasse’s meals were eaten in outer space. Yeah, in 2015, Ducasse’s food was served to astronauts in the ISS.
3. Gordon Ramsay – 16 Stars
Gordon Ramsay may be the most familiar face to the general public thanks to his exposure on TV. He has a famously hot temper and the ability to cook the most delicious recipes from British cuisine. Ramsay has 16 stars in his Michelin constellation. His name is tied to almost 20 restaurants, but the most famous one is definitely his main restaurant in Chelsea. By the way, this fancy restaurant of his has boasted 3 stars for the last 18 years.
4. Martin Berasategui – 8 Stars
So far, Martin has collected 8 Michelin stars, which makes him the best Spanish chef in the world. Among 5 restaurants that he owns, two are triple Michelin starred hotels. One of them is the famous Restaurante Martin Berasategui. Berasategui specializes in Basque cuisine. His cooking is a kind of art, and he definitely knows how to serve meals.
5. Carme Ruscalleda – 7 Stars
Carme Ruscalleda is the only lady to be considered one of the best chefs in the world that have been awarded 7 Michelin stars so far. She is the chef with most Michelin stars among female chefs. Ruscalleda grew up on a Spanish farm. Maybe this is why she favors traditional Catalan recipes and seasonal products. She is the owner of three restaurants on two opposite ends of the world. Moments and Balnc restaurants are in Barcelona, while Sant Pau de Tòquio is in Tokyo.
According to boneta.ca