CO, USA – December 26, 2012 – Culinary Hall of Fame, LLC announced
today that the French Laundry restaurant has been inducted into the
Culinary Hall of Fame®.
About French Laundry Restaurant:
Few restaurants in the United States have won the
accolades and stars that have been bestowed on the French Laundry in
California's Napa Valley. The same holds true for its chef/proprietor
Thomas Keller, who has won almost every culinary award given.
It was not always like that. Once upon a time, a young
Chef Keller, still recovering from a failed restaurant in New York City
found himself in Yountville, California. He found a building that had once
had been a bordello, and then a French steam laundry. Thomas Keller aptly
called it the “French Laundry” and opened its doors in 1994. Its was
the beginning of what forever transformed the United States Food scene.
Almost two decades later, there is still a two-month wait for a table.
WikiHow.com even post tips on “How to get French Laundry Reservations.”
The French Laundry is a perennial awardee in the annual
Restaurant Magazine list of the Top 50 Restaurants of the World (having
been named "Best Restaurant in the World" in 2003 and 2004), and
since 2006, it has been awarded three stars in the Michelin Guide to San
Francisco. It has also been favorably reviewed by The New York Times and
called "the best restaurant in the world, period" by Anthony
Every day, the French Laundry serves two different
nine-course tasting menus, none of which uses the same ingredient more
For more information: www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_French_Laundry