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List Rules People on this list must have gone to French Culinary Institute and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from French Culinary Institute, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from French Culinary Institute include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished French Culinary Institute alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended French Culinary Institute are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from French Culinary Institute.

The list you're viewing is made up of graduates like Bobby Flay and Wylie Dufresne.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to French Culinary Institute?” and “Which celebrities are French Culinary Institute alumni?”

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Bobby Flay is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous French Culinary Institute Alumni
Bobby Flay Television producer, Restaurateur, Author Robert William "Bobby" Flay is an American celebrity chef, restaurateur, and reality television personality. He is the owner and executive chef of several restaurants: Mesa Grill in ...more

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Wylie Dufresne is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous French Culinary Institute Alumni
Wylie Dufresne TV chef, Chef Wylie Dufresne is the chef and owner of the wd~50 and Alder restaurants in Manhattan. Dufresne is a leading American proponent of molecular gastronomy, the movement to incorporate science and ...more

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David Chang is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous French Culinary Institute Alumni
David Chang Actor, Chef David Chang is a Korean-American chef and entrepreneur. He is the founder of the Momofuku restaurant group, which includes Momofuku Noodle Bar, Momofuku Ssäm Bar, Má Pêche, ...more

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Lauren Braun Costello is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous French Culinary Institute Alumni
Lauren Braun Costello Chef Lauren Braun Costello is a chef, author, and culinary personality. She lives in Manhattan with her husband, Sean M. Costello, and son. Lauren’s culinary career began in 2002 when she enrolled at ...more

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Daisy Martinez is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous French Culinary Institute Alumni
Daisy Martinez TV chef, Chef Daisy Maria Martinez is an actress, model, chef, television personality and author, who hosts a PBS television series, Daisy Cooks!, which launched on April 15, 2005.

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Dan Barber is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous French Culinary Institute Alumni
Dan Barber Chef Dan Barber is a chef and co-owner of Blue Hill in Manhattan and Blue Hill at Stone Barns in Pocantico Hills, New York. He is a 1992 graduate of Tufts University, where he received a B. A. in ...more

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Lee Anne Wong is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous French Culinary Institute Alumni
Lee Anne Wong Chef Lee Anne Wong is an American chef and was one of the last four contestants on the first season of Bravo's reality show, Top Chef. She was the culinary producer for the next four seasons of Top ...more

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Donatella Arpaia is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous French Culinary Institute Alumni
Donatella Arpaia Restaurateur Donatella Arpaia Stewart is an American restaurateur and a television personality who appears on The Food Network. Arpaia is a regular judge on The Food Network's Iron Chef America and The Next ...more

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Andrea Immer is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous French Culinary Institute Alumni
Andrea Immer Andrea Robinson is an American sommelier, chef, television personality, and author. She is one of eighteen women Master Sommeliers in the world and was the first woman to be named by the ...more

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Kimbal Musk is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous French Culinary Institute Alumni
Kimbal Musk Entrepreneur Kimbal Musk is a South African-born Canadian and American entrepreneur, venture capitalist and environmentalist who has invested in several technology and food companies. He owns The Kitchen ...more

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Claire Robinson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous French Culinary Institute Alumni
Claire Robinson Chef Claire Robinson is a professional television host, author and chef. She graduated from the French Culinary Institute in 2005 and television host of the Food Network series 5 Ingredient Fix. On ...more

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Kelsey Nixon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous French Culinary Institute Alumni
Kelsey Nixon Chef Kelsey Nixon is an American chef who hosts the Cooking Channel series Kelsey’s Essentials, which premiered November 6, 2010. She was one of the final four contestants in the fourth season of the ...more

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Judy Joo is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous French Culinary Institute Alumni
Judy Joo Chef Judy Joo is an American professional chef and television personality.

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Melissa Murphy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous French Culinary Institute Alumni
Melissa Murphy Melissa Murphy is the executive chef and owner of Sweet Melissa Patisserie, Sweet Melissa Crémerie, as well as the author of The Sweet Melissa Baking Book.