30 - Heston Blumenthal OBE
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Heston Blumenthal is a celebrity chef and scientist. He is proprietor of the Fat Duck in Bray (a three Michelin star restaurant) and the Dinner in London (a two Michelin star restaurant).
He advocates scientific understanding in cooking, for which he has been awarded honorary degrees from Reading, Bristol and London universities and made a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry.
He is a pioneer of multi-sensory cooking, food pairing and flavour encapsulation. He has described his ideas in books, newspaper columns and a TV series.