Swiss police say three-star chef Benoît Violier, whose restaurant near Lausanne recently topped a list of the world’s best, has been found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot. He was 44.
Married father-of-one Benoît Violier, 44, who ran the three Michelin Star Restaurant de l’Hotel de Ville in Switzerland, is thought to have shot himself at his home, police said.
Final goodbye: Family, friends, celebrities and dignitaries pay tribute to Swiss French chef Benoit Violier during his funeral ceremony at the Cathedral of Lausanne.
Chef Benoît Violier, speaking in 2012, talks about his career The giants of French gastronomy have paid tribute to the French-Swiss chef Benoît Violier, who was found dead at his home on Sunday.
Feb 02, 2016 · Violier, 44, died in his home in Crissier, Switzerland, from a self-inflicted shotgun wound, according to police.
A man known as the world’s best chef who was found dead at his home in an apparent suicide had recently fallen victim to a £1m wine scam – it has been reported.
Renowned chef Benoit Violier has been found dead at the age of 44. Picture: AFP/Thomas Samson Source:AFP THE ‘world’s best chef’ Benoit Violier has been found dead at his Swiss home.
French-Swiss chef Benoit Violier, who presided over Switzerland’s celebrated Restaurant l’Hotel de Ville, was found dead in his home on Sunday in an apparent suicide, according to Swiss police.
Marc Veyrat, a celebrated three-star chef, said he was “destroyed” by news of Violier’s death. “The planet has been left orphaned by this exceptional chef,” Veyrat wrote on Twitter .
Feb 04, 2016 · LONDON — Just days before the star French-Swiss chef Benoît Violier was found dead at his home in Switzerland, after apparently shooting himself with his …
Chef Benoit Violier, whose Swiss restaurant was named the best in the world in December, has been found dead at his home. Mr Violier, 44, ran the Restaurant de l’Hotel de Ville in Crissier, near
Like Loiseau, he was also found with his hunting rifle by his side. Violier had held onto his three Michelin stars for the Restaurant de l’Hotel de Ville at Crissier when its Swiss guide was
Top French-Swiss chef Benoit Violier has been found dead at his home just months after his restaurant was named «world’s best» in an exclusive ranking. His Restaurant de l’Hotel de Ville in
Swiss media subsequently reported that Violier may have been a victim of a fraud in which individual bottles of wine were sold several times; however, the management of his restaurant denied that Violier had any connection with the fraud.
Born: August 22, 1971, Saintes, Charente-Maritime, France