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Jean-Luc Naret's Very Early Morning and Very Good Day

Jean-Luc Naret, Bibendum, and Daniel Boulud
Jean-Luc Naret, Bibendum, and Daniel Boulud
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Jean-Luc Naret, the charming French directeur of Michelin whose accent is so strong the following transcript is at best interpretive, spoke to us this morning about his early morning ritual of calling each starred chef and informing them of their place in the Michelin empyrean.

It's been a big morning for you. When did your day start?
I have to get up at 4:30 this morning,. I snuck out of my room, My lovely wife being still sleeping at the time and went downstairs. I went straight to CNBC this morning. I was on air with Nicole Lapin live before 300 million people. That was nice. I came back to the hotel and I started to call the chefs.

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