With 17 Michelin stars across 23 restaurants and nine different countries - Alain Ducasse is one of the fine dining heavyweights of the world. His Louis XV restaurant in Monaco is hailed as offering the height of restaurant experiences and in 2013 he was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award at The World's 50 Best Restaurants.
In the video below you can watch Ducasse answer questions on a range of topics such as his personal and business fears, his career and his views on the dining world.
Ducasse really is one of the greats of gastronomy as you can see from the standing ovation offered by the crowd as Redzepi announces the chef's arrival - even joking that he had posters of the chef in his bedroom when he was younger.
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