Essential and inimitable, Philippe Etchebest is a cult television character! At 56, the chef who makes restaurateurs tremble in “Cauchemar en Cuisine” and young chefs in “Top Chef” has a recognizable look among 1000 but which he has not hesitated, sometimes, to modify for his broadcasts …even if it meant appearing bare-chested and beardless a few years ago!
He is a colorful character, whose style has sometimes been imitated but never equalled: Philippe Etchebest is a must on M6, between the flagship program Top chefin which he is part of the jury, and of course Kitchen nightmarein which he goes to restaurants in difficulty to raise the number of customers and often clean up the establishment.
And with his shaved head and big beard, the bosses concerned often see him coming from afar! But did you know that he sometimes changed his style… on behalf of one of his shows precisely? In 2013, he had indeed filmed an episode of Nightmare at the Hotel which marked his fans. On the same principle as the basic show, this episode saw him rate an establishment, the room, the bathroom, the room service, etc….
And a sequence had greatly impressed viewers: as he came out of the shower he had just tested, he appeared in a towel, shirtless and above all … without a beard! A totally unusual look for the severe chef, whom some viewers had also found rather sexy like that and which reminds us with his mountain of muscles that he should not be too upset…
If he has never repeated such a blatant change of look again, he has on the other hand already tried small novelties in terms of hairiness: recently, while Top chef came back for a…
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