Wednesday, June 24, 2020, M6 had decided to devote his entire evening to one of his favorite chefs, Philippe Etchebest. After an unreleased episode of Kitchen nightmare, the channel had chosen to broadcast a documentary on the exemplary career of the former rugby player who has become the best worker in France, entitled Philippe Etchebest: the destiny of an extraordinary chef. An opportunity for viewers to learn more about the juror's past Top chef, as well as on his personal life, on which he usually does very little. Thus, we were able to discover the parents of Philippe Etchebest, who played a key role in his career. Indeed, owners of a restaurant in Bordeaux, it is thanks to them that he got his start in the restaurant business.
Philippe Etchebest reveals pictures of youth
Rummaging through their memories, the chef's parents unearthed precious photos that delighted viewers. In one of the photos, you can see Philippe Etchebest in rugby clothes, his other passion, sporting a little black shorts, a plaid polo shirt and curly brown hair! Yes, it is the first time that the public has seen Dominique's husband with hair. Usually, the only old images of the starred chef in circulation were those of his first appearance on television in 1990, in the program Caroline TV sure France 3. Originally, it was its chief Jean-Marie Meulien who was to participate, but for personal reasons he had been forced to withdraw. He then sent Philippe Etchebest, his kitchen assistant at the time, to replace him. Who would have thought that 30 years later, it would become a staple of the small screen!
Read also : Philippe Etchebest: these new secrets about his "quite extraordinary" couple