THIERRY MARX, AVANT-GARDE CHEF
Créative France is a story, but it's also about the men and women who are constantly revisiting French heritage. Innovative visionaries like Thierry Marx, who has ushered in a new era in the world of gastronomy.
It’s the story of Thierry Marx, an avant-garde chef who’s always looking to use scientific observation to capitalize on and highlight the unique features of each food and of traditional French recipes. As one of the trend-setters in molecular cuisine, he gives pride of place to out-of-the-box techniques that push the limits of gastronomy’s very definition, like using liquid nitrogen to instantly freeze food or create fun textures. Thierry Marx is more than a Michelin-starred chef; he’s also an avid science lover. He partnered with chemist Raphaël Haumont to found the Centre d’Innovation Culinaire. He has also worked with artisans, producers and researchers on themes such as sustainable food and food preservation. In the social sphere, Thierry Marx has helped develop short, effective training courses in the culinary field for job seekers. It’s the story of a visionary chef who also has a vision for France and its future. e.