yeah, but we're here now.
Julia and Jacques and Julia and Jacques and Julia and Jacques.
also Lidia, Marcella Hazan, Lorenza de 'Medici and Emeril.
FWIW, Alton Brown, Rachael Ray, Sandra Lee are not chefs. Neither is Giada, cute as she is and as much as she knows. A chef is one who runs a commercial kitchen. They never have.
Julia wasn't a chef, either, but she's the "Grandma" of all the rest, and her show was called "The French Chef" so she gets an honorary designation!