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Dominique Crenn Bio, Age, Height, Partner, Net Worth, Restaurants, and Chef

Dominique Crenn Biography

A native of Versailles, France, Dominique Crenn is a French chef. She is presently the sole woman chef in the United States to acquire three Michelin stars, for her restaurant Atelier Crenn, in San Francisco, California.

Dominique Crenn Age

Crenn is 56 years old as of 2021. She was born on 10 August 1965 in Versailles, France. She celebrates her birthday on 10 August every year.

Dominique Crenn Height

Crenn stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches(1.73m)tall.

Dominique Crenn Education

Crenn was adopted at the early age of 18 months by a couple from Versailles where she was brought up on a French farmstead. She has a degree in Economics and a Masters’s degree in International Business. She relocated to the United States of America in the late 1980s as she was a chef to further seek her aspirations.

Dominique Crenn Family

Crenn is the daughter of Allain Crenn and Louise Crenn. She was adopted at 18 months by a French couple from Versailles. She spent many summers in Brittany at the family farm.

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Her mother, a cook with an “adventurous palate, brought her young daughter to experience Indian, Chinese, Japanese as well as Vietnamese restaurants in Paris.” Her father who is a politician would carry his daughter along when he dined at Michelin star restaurants with his friend, a food pundit for Le Télégramme. Crenn’s experience on the family farm, her mother’s cooking, and her visits to high-profile restaurants inspired her culinary tastes.

Dominique Crenn Partner

Crenn became engaged to her girlfriend, actress Maria Bello. The couple got engaged in Paris on 29 December 2019. Maria attended Elton John’s annual Oscar party with her chef girlfriend, Crenn 10 February 2020, where they declared their happy news to several doorways.

Crenn announced their engagement in a statement on Instagram. She wrote, “How beautiful and powerful when love comes your way. She said oui!!!! Lucky me. @officialmariabello and I believe that by living as free humans we inspire others to be free.

We are free because we live and express the truth and believe in the sacred rights of freedom for others. We adore love, in all of its states, for each other, the planet, and our children. We believe that women are claiming their rightful place at the table, and we have chosen to sit at that table to give voice and visibility to other humans who wish to be free. #loveislove #weareengaged.”Crenn has twin daughters with her ex-partner, Katherine.

Dominique Crenn Net Worth

Crenn has an estimated Net Worth of $71 Million U.S. dollars as of 2022.

Dominique Crenn Restaurants

In the year 2011, Crenn opened her own restaurant in San Francisco California 2011. In 2014, her Restaurant Atelier Crenn was awarded two Michelin stars. Crenn proclaimed in 2016 she plans to open Bar Crenn, a wine bar featuring small plates, next door to Atelier Crenn In March 2018, Bar Crenn opened, earning one Michelin star in its first year, which means Crenn currently holds four Michelin stars.

Dominique Crenn Chef

Crenn moved from France to the United States of America to further pursue her career as a chef. Her first appointment as a chef was working for the television superstar top chef Jeremiah Tower. This was followed by further opportunities to work for other restaurants. She landed a job with Campton Place located in the 2223 Market Area.

Crenn also worked for Miyako Hotel and Yoyo Bistro before taking up a senior position as a chef in an International Hotel in Jakarta Indonesia. This position was however short-lived as she was forced to Flee the region due to civil Unrest.

Crenn moved back into the United States and took a job with a Manhattan Country Club in Los Angeles California. She later started working for Adobe Restaurant and Lounge in Santa Monica, California. In 2011, She opened her own restaurant in San Francisco California 2011.

In 2014, her Restaurant Atelier Crenn was awarded two Michelin stars. Crenn was awarded the Best Female Chef in 2016 by the world’s 50 Best Restaurant awards. She appeared on Season 2 of Chef’s Table, a documentary film series on Netflix. In 2018, she earned her third Michelin star.

Crenn announced in 2016 her plans to open Bar Crenn, a wine bar featuring small plates, next door to Atelier Crenn. In March 2018, Bar Crenn opened, earning one Michelin star in its first year, which means Crenn currently holds four Michelin stars. In 2018, she was awarded the James Beard Foundation Award for Best Chef.

Dominique Crenn Breast Cancer

Crenn was diagnosed with breast cancer, she shared in an Instagram post. “Although I am scared, I have an amazing amount of love from my family, friends, and my team who all support me and lift me up,” Crenn wrote.

She will remain in the kitchen “as much as humanly possible” during her treatment, she added. And the chef took a moment to express solidarity with other women who have had breast cancer. “For all the women who have been on this journey before me and now with me, my heart is with you.

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