Grant Achatz

Grant Achatz – innovator, genius, master chef, trail blazer, artist, survivor.

Achatz runs one of the best restaurants in the world – its food superb, the plating spectacular.

In 2007 he was diagnosed with cancer, doctor giving him two years to live.

He underwent experimental surgery, it worked and to this day he continues to run Alinea, his flagship restaurant, in Chicago.

Alinea is a culinary destination – its food, culinary masterpieces, the plating out of this world.

Achatz is a leading practitioner of molecular gastronomy – using unexpected flavor combinations and exotic laboratory tools to create foods based on the molecular compatibility of ingredients.

Seeing is believing.

Watch some of the magic below.

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