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Thomas Keller

Thomas Keller Quotes

Thomas Keller Quotes

Thomas Keller Biography:

  • Full name: Thomas Keller
  • Born Oct 14, 1955
  • Thomas Keller is an American chef, restaurateur, and cookbook writer.
  • He and his landmark Napa Valley restaurant, The French Laundry in Yountville, California, have won multiple awards from the James Beard Foundation
  • Awards included the Best California Chef in 1996 and Best Chef in America in 1997.
  • The restaurant is a perennial winner in the annual Restaurant Magazine list of the Top 50 Restaurants of the World.

Random Thomas Keller Quote

“Success is measured by the memories you create.”

— Thomas Keller

Thomas Keller Quotes

When you acknowledge, as you must, that there is no such thing as perfect food, only the idea of it, then the real purpose of striving toward perfection becomes clear: to make people happy, that is what cooking is all about.

— Thomas Keller

“It is not about passion. Passion is something that we tend to overemphasize, that we certainly place too much importance on. Passion ebbs and flows. To me, it’s about desire. If you have constant, unwavering desire to be a cook, then you’ll be a great cook.”

— Thomas Keller

“A recipe has no soul. You, as the cook, must bring soul to the recipe.”

— Thomas Keller

“Success is measured by the memories you create.”

— Thomas Keller

“Food is such an important part of our lives, and sometimes we tend to diminish the importance of that, because we rely on conveniences or because our lives are so complicated. We forget about those moments that we can actually share around the table with our family, with our friends, with our loved ones.”

— Thomas Keller

“Respect for food is respect for life, for who we are and what we do.”

— Thomas Keller

“A cookbook must have recipes, but it shouldn’t be a blueprint. It should be more inspirational; it should be a guide.”

— Thomas Keller