If you want to see great pictures of food on Instagram then who better to be your guide than some of the world’s greatest chefs? Be privy to their inspiration and what drives them in the kitchen, witness the evolution of a dish and gain an insight into their lives outside of the couldron – at their disgression of course.
So, with that in mind, here are seven inpirational chef Instagrams to follow, feeds overflowing with personality where the food and the chef's love for it takes centre stage. Enjoy!
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Follow Martinez and wife/business partner Pia Leon, the duo behind Latin America’s Best Restaurant, Central, as they embark on an epic journey to open a new restaurant and discover ever more of Peru's indigenous ingredients.
A photo posted by Virgilio Martinez (@virgiliocentral) on Aug 12, 2016 at 12:55pm PDT
The man behind the Momofuku empire loves a slow motion food shot and so do we, so thank you David. Here he is being driven round in a rickshaw by Rene Redzepi, at the recent MAD5 festival.
Danish Rickshaw: poor @reneredzepinoma has to push me around. So much has changed since we did this exact same thing 10 years ago. Pretty sure @nomacph is catalyst for all this growth. Amazing to see transformation
A video posted by Dave Chang (@davidchang) on Aug 26, 2016 at 1:52am PDT
Half food porn, half fitness inspiration from the three Michelin star chef behind Madrid's Diver XO, who is soon to launch Street XO London, a more accesible sibling.
Mole verde de huacatay ( hierba peruana) con pulpo al vapor, aguacate Asado , tuétano y leche de coco!!! ❌⭕️⚡️? At Diverxo!!!
A photo posted by Dabiz Muñoz (@dabizdiverxo) on Jul 16, 2016 at 11:49pm PDT
The Englishwoman in New York gives an insight into her hearty cuisine, with plenty of rolling countryside, grassy hillocks and chickens scampering across farmyards. It's all very wholesome and homely – like relaxing next to an open fire, eating a plate of Bloomfield's rich and unctious food.
A photo posted by aprilbloomfield (@aprilbloomfield) on Sep 26, 2016 at 3:57am PDT
Instagram and king of the cronut Ansel’s heavenly creations were made for each other, and together they've helped him become a world beater. Follow his latest innovations and read about Ansel's latest opening in London's Belgravia here.
London Cronut® cross-section looking beautiful, with Salted Butterscotch and Cocoa Nib and all those flaky layers ?. @dominiqueansellondon (?regram from @simoneats) #DABLondon #DominiqueAnselLondon
A photo posted by dominiqueansel (@dominiqueansel) on Oct 3, 2016 at 2:10am PDT
The Boragó chef loves to go foraging in Chile’s deserts and wants to serve you wood – yes, wood. Find out more here.
Few little bites of toasted and fermented seeds of Chilean espino as petit four // Algunos bocados tostados y fermentados de espino Chileno para acompañar como petit four
A photo posted by Rodolfo Guzmán (@rgborago) on Jun 30, 2016 at 5:44am PDT
Food, music and London life from one of the city's most promising chefs, who was, until very recently, plying her trade at the tiny one Michelin star Hackney eatery Pidgin. New ventures are in the pipeline – follow her Instagram to keep up to date.
Next week Il be butchering, smoking, grilling this beautiful goat by (YBF meat winner) @cabritogoatmeat along with @englishhippy for @tabasco_uk l, stay tuned! Ps that goat wasn't light! #cheflife #london #events #tabasco #goat #bbq
A photo posted by Elizabeth Allen (@the_modernchef) on Sep 29, 2016 at 5:10am PDT
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