Frédéric Anton

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Frédéric Anton
Born 15 October 1964 (1964-10-15) (age 50)
Nancy, Meurthe-et-Moselle, France
Culinary career

Frédéric Anton (born October 15, 1964) is a French chef, Meilleur Ouvrier de France and three stars at the Guide Michelin since 2007. He is currently the chef of the restaurant Le Pré Catelan in Paris.

Life and career[edit]

Frédéric Anton was born in Nancy but grew up in Contrexéville in the department of Vosges. He started his training course at the high school of Gérardmer in the same department.

His career began in 1984 with Gérard Veissiere at the Capucin Gourmand, a famous restaurant located in Nancy, and then in 1986 in Lille, where he worked with Robert Bardot. He then worked with chef Gérard Boyer at the Château des Crayères in Reims.

From 1988 to 1996, he worked for 7 years with chef Joël Robuchon at Jamin and avenue Raymond Poincaré in the 16th arrondissement of Paris, where he became the chef.

In 1997, the group Lenôtre gives him access to the restaurant Le Pré Catelan, a Napoléon III style restaurant already owned by the famous pastry chef Gaston Lenôtre with a Belle Époque style dining room. The restaurant is located route de Suresnes at the Bois de Boulogne.

In 1999, he obtained two Michelin stars and became Meilleur Ouvrier de France in 2000. In 2007, he received at age 43 his third Michelin star.


Since 2010, he is a member of the jury in the French version of MasterChef with chef Yves Camdeborde, journalist Sébastien Demorand, and Amandine Chaignot since 2013.



  • Frédéric Anton, Chihiro Masui (illustrations : Richard Haughton), Anton : le Pré Catelan, Glénat, 2008, 351 pages (ISBN 9782723466950)
  • Frédéric Anton, Christelle Brua, Chihiro Masui (illustrations : Richard Haughton), Petits gâteaux, Chêne, 2011, 288 pages (ISBN 9782812304859)
  • Frédéric Anton, Christelle Brua, Chihiro Masui (illustrations : Richard Haughton), Pommes de terre, Chêne, 2012, 288 pages (ISBN 9782812306778)
  • Frédéric Anton, Christelle Brua, Chihiro Masui (illustrations : Richard Haughton), Tartes, Chêne, 2013, 288 pages (ISBN 9782812306785)

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