Thomas Keller is an American chef, a recipe book writer as well as a restaurateur. Keller obtained no formal culinary training in any school. The popularity he achieved as well as the knowledge he acquired pertaining to food was by doing work in numerous restaurants. He’s the one who owns the French Laundry in Napa Valley and he gained the award for the ‘Best Californian Chef’ in 1997 for his excellent work as being a chef. Being granted a 3-star rating for his particular restaurants Per se and French Laundry around the inaugural Michelin guide for New York, he has only grown to impress the taste buds of more people each year. You might like to get one of his recipe books.