Dominique Crenn is many things: chef, restauranteur, entrepreneur, best-selling author, and activist. Recognized as a leader in gastronomic story-telling, Crenn is the first, and only female chef in the United States ever to be awarded three Michelin Stars, and only one of five in the world. As a chef, Crenn focuses on cuisine as a craft and uses community as an inspiration for her work. Her restaurants are driven by her modern
vision for fine French cuisine and they strive to bring art to the forefront of each experience.
+ Best Chef: West, James Beard Foundation, 2018
+ First female chef in the US to receive three Michelin stars, for Atelier Crenn, 2018
+ Icon Award, The World’s 50 Best, 2021
+ Michelin Guide, One star, 2021
+ Esquire’s “Best New Restaurants in America,” 2018
+ Juan Contreras: James Beard nomination for Best Pastry Chef, 2019