Heston Blumenthal, of The Fat Duck in Bray, Berkshire, has been described as a culinary alchemist for his innovative style of cuisine. His work researches the molecular compounds of dishes to enable a greater understanding of taste and flavour. His original and scientific approach to the molecular breakdown of cuisine has teamed him with fellow chefs, scientists and psychologists throughout the world. His restaurant, The Fat Duck, opened in 1995 and was awarded its third Michelin star in January 2004.
- 3 Michelin Stars | The Fat Duck
- 2 Michelin Stars | Dinner by Heston Blumenthal
- Best Restaurant in the UK and 10/10 score Good Food Guide 2008, 2009,2011
- 19/20 rating; Gault Millau Guide January 2005