Celebrated chef Benoît Violier found dead in his Swiss home

Celebrated chef Benoît Violier found dead in his Swiss home

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.

‘World’s best chef’ Benoit Violier shoots himself dead in

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.

Chef Benoit Violier’s funeral is held at Swiss cathedral

Final goodbye: Family, friends, celebrities and dignitaries pay tribute to Swiss French chef Benoit Violier during his funeral ceremony at the Cathedral of Lausanne.

‘World’s best chef’ Benoît Violier found dead | World news

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.

French-Swiss chef dies from apparent suicide one month

Feb 02, 2016 · Violier, 44, died in his home in Crissier, Switzerland, from a self-inflicted shotgun wound, according to police.

‘World’s best chef’ Benoit Violier found dead in his home

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.

‘World’s best chef’ Benoit Violier found dead at Swiss home

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 Dead At 44 in Apparent

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.

‘World’s best chef’ Benoît Violier mourned by his peers

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 .

Top Chef Gave No Hint of Distress Before Apparent Suicide

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 …

‘World’s best chef’ Benoit Violier dies aged 44 – BBC News

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

‘World’s Best Chef’ Benoit Violier found dead at his Swiss

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

Chef Benoit Violier found dead months after Swiss

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

Benoît Violier – Wikipedia

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