Eugénie Brazier, the queen and mother of modern french cooking.The first chef awarded six Michelin stars. Leading chefs including Paul Bocuse have trained with her. Brazier was feared for her ferocious temper and respected for her exacting standards. “her chicken supplier quipped that he would have to give his cockerels a manicure before bringing them up to her.”
Chef Michel Bras ~ He and his son Sebastien run a hotel-restaurant in Laguiole. Restaurant Bras has had three Michelin stars since 1999. Going to Bras is a pilgrimage, and many serious foodies have made it.