The 13 Best Lines from Chef Eric Ripert’s Profile in Bloomberg

August 25, 2015

Ripert’s food is inspired by Buddhist teachings.

Though his television presence has garnered chef Eric Ripert accolades and fame outside of New York City, the French chef currently has only three restaurants to his name — the four-starred Le Bernardin and Aldo Sohm wine bar in New York; he is also a partner in Blue in Grand Cayman — and has no plans to open more. This week, Bloomberg profiles Ripert and discovers how a perfection-seeking chef found success without killing himself in the kitchen.

Ripert’s crown jewel, Le Bernardin is unique among New York City’s best restaurants: It…