Birthplace: Collonges-au-Mont-d'Or, France
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Executive summary: Bocuse d'Or, nouvelle cuisine
Military service: French Army, WWII (1944)
Born into a long line of father-son chef teams, Paul Bocuse is arguably one of the most famous French chefs of the 20th century. One of the fathers of nouvelle cuisine, he received a third Michelin star in 1965 for his bistro near Lyon.
The Bocuse franchise consists of at least a dozen spin-off restaurants, scores of cookbooks, an international cooking competition "Bocuse d'Or", as well as a wife and two long-term mistresses.
Father: George Bocuse (b. 1901, b. 1925, chef)
Mother: Irma Bocuse (b. 1905, m. 1925)
Wife: Raymonde (m. 1945, one daughter)
Daughter: Francoise (with Raymonde)
Mistress: Raymone Carlut (b. 1945, one son)
Son: Jerome Bocuse (chef, with Carlut)
Mistress: Patricia Zizza (b. 1949, together since 1960)
French Legion of Honor 1975
Shot: Battle 1944
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