Michelin-Starred French Master Chef Joel Robuchon Dies at 73

French master chef Joel Robuchon has died at the age of 73.

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PARIS (AP) — Joel Robuchon, a master chef who shook up the stuffy world of French haute cuisine by wowing palates with the delights of the simple mashed potato and giving diners a peek at the kitchen, has died at 73.  His career was one of superlatives: Named among the best craftsmen in France in 1976, crowned cook of the century in 1990, chosen to be one of the cooks at the “dinner of the…

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