Who is the chef at Jean Georges and what is his background?

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Jean-Georges Vongerichten is the world-renowned chef and owner of Jean Georges, his flagship restaurant. Patrons, critics and the culinary community revere French-born Vongerichten as one of the most talented chefs and restaurateurs alive. After working as an apprentice under Five-Star chefs and opening 10 restaurants in the 1980s, Vongerichten took the States by storm. He opened JoJo and Vong in New York before creating this Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star restaurant, his gem in Trump International Hotel & Tower at 1 Central Park West. Vongerichten’s execution of elegant French cuisine with Asian ingredients in restaurants from Vancouver to London to Hong Kong has set a new bar for chefs around the world.

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