Eric Ripert


He may not have lent his name to cookware yet, but Eric Ripert is multi-media kitchen dynamo. He's a television host, a guest on Bravo's Top Chef, and has cohosted a radio show with Anthony Bourdain. As head chef and co-owner of Le Bernardin in New York City, Ripert has hung on to his four star rating from the New York Times for over two decades, along with a coveted three Michelin stars.