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Chef and restaurateur Joël Robuchon dead at 73

The creator of L’Atelier left a global legacy for meticulous fine dining

The acclaimed French chef Joël Robuchon died in Switzerland on Saturday after a battle with cancer, according to Le Figaro. He was 73. 

Correction: August 06, 2018
This article has been updated to include an additional reaction from the food world.

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