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Yotam Ottolenghi

Nominated in Food

About Yotam Ottolenghi

Based in London, Yotam Ottolenghi is the thinking man’s chef. A graduate of Israel’s “genius" university, Yotam’s foodie creations are “a distinctive mix of Middle Eastern flavours with a Western twist," which made his Jerusalem cookbook a bestseller. He’s equally at home on web segments of VICE’s Munchies and on recipe pages of, and his Twitter account is an array of #testkitchen results, food philosophy and policy, and literature, making it a go-to spot for the intellectual foodie. His Instagram account shows off his culinary skills—not his plating—with full texture and color, a sampling of what you’ll find in his restaurants.

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