Chef Jean Imbert, loved by social media and celebrities, is taking over from Alain Ducasse. Photo: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images/AFP Chef Jean Imbert, loved by social media and celebrities, is taking over from Alain Ducasse. Photo: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images/AFP
Chef Jean Imbert, loved by social media and celebrities, is taking over from Alain Ducasse. Photo: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images/AFP

Can Jean Imbert, a chef with no Michelin stars, replace Alain Ducasse, the most decorated living French chef? Critics say no, chefs back him

  • Social media darling Jean Imbert is taking over the Plaza Athénée restaurant from Alain Ducasse
  • The Top Chef winner has ignited a storm of snobbery from French critics, but his fellow chefs are more encouraging

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Chef Jean Imbert, loved by social media and celebrities, is taking over from Alain Ducasse. Photo: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images/AFP Chef Jean Imbert, loved by social media and celebrities, is taking over from Alain Ducasse. Photo: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images/AFP
Chef Jean Imbert, loved by social media and celebrities, is taking over from Alain Ducasse. Photo: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images/AFP
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