Recently, most people are engaging in cooking. People find cooking a very great profession for a successful life. And a lot of people are taking inspiration for making cooking a profession from the most talented chef Wolfgang Puck. Wolfgang Puck is one of the successful chefs till now inspired millions of people to be like him. Puck is the best example to prove that this profession can also be a great option to choose as a career. And I am sure most of us must have heard about him, but for those who never heard about him, we are here to tell anything and everything about one of the richest chefs Wolfgang Puck. Here we will talk about the success story of the great chef and restaurateur Puck. We will also reveal Wolfgang Puck’s net worth, achievements, and awards he won till now.
Before stepping into Wolfgang Puck’s success story let’s have a look at his early life. American chef and restaurateur Wolfgang Johannes Puck was born on 8 July 1949 in Sankt Veit an der Glan, Austria. Puck grew up with his mother, stepfather, his two half-sisters, and a half-brother. Puck’s mother was a pastry chef. When he was young, his mother taught him how to cook. While learning cooking, Puck started taking interest in cooking. And later when he was 14 years old, he finally started taking professional training in cooking. After professionally learning cooking, Puck worked at L’Oustau de Baumaniere, Hotel de Paris, and Maxim’s Paris under Raymond Thuilier. And here begins Wolfgang’s career as a chef.
Moving further let’s talk about Puck’s success story.
Wolfgang Puck’s success story
Wolfgang Puck went to the Indianapolis restaurant La Tour for two years. And later he decided to become chef and part-owner of Ma Maison restaurant and moved to Los Angeles in 1973. After successfully working as a chef in so many restaurants, in 1981, Wolfgang published his very own first cookbook titled Modern French Cooking for the American Kitchen. Later in the same year, he also opened Spago in West Hollywood. He also opened Chinois in Santa Monica, Postrio in San Francisco in 1989, and Granita in Malibu in 1991.
Furthermore, in 1992 Puck also introduced his first Las Vegas restaurant. Following so many years he opened so many restaurants named Postrio Bar and Grill, Trattoria del Lupo, Wolfgang Puck Bar and Grill, CUT, and Cucina. Moreover, Puck also opened CUT in Beverly Wilshire. On top of that, he also won so many awards and host so many shows as well.
Moving further, let’s now talk about the most exciting thing about the world-famous Wolfgang Puck. Now the time has come to reveal Wolfgang Puck’s net worth, achievements, and awards he won till now. If you all are ready let’s dig into it and know all about Wolfgang Puck’s net worth and other achievements.
Wolfgang Puck’s net worth, awards
Now it’s time to reveal how successful Wolfgang Puck is. We are going to reveal Wolfgang Puck’s net worth and his achievements so far. So, are you ready? Well, let me tell you Wolfgang Puck is one of the most successful chefs of all time. And as per the records, Chef, restaurateur Wolfgang Puck’s net worth is around $120 million. Moreover, he also ranked 6th in richest Chef. Moving further, let’s talk about Wolfgang Puck’s achievements and awards he won his entire career.
Begin with, the Golden Plate Award of the American Academy of Achievement which he won in 1985 and was presented by Awards Council member Ray Charles. Later in 1994, he received the James Beard Restaurant of the Year Award and in 2002 he also won the 2001-2002 Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Service Show, Wolfgang Puck. Moreover, Puck also received a James Beard Foundation Outstanding Service Award in 2005. Later in 2007, he was awarded a Michelin star. Another award he received for two straight years 2008, 2009 is Michelin stars. In 2013, Wolfgang was also inducted into the Culinary Hall of Fame. And in 2016, he again won Michelin Star for CUT at the Marina Bay Sands. Next year he won another star on the Hollywood Walk of fame. On top of that, in the same year 2017, Wolfgang was named the International Foodservice Manufacturers Association 2017 Gold Plate Winner.