Thomas Keller

Thomas Keller

Keynote Speaker: Chef, Cookbook Author & Proprietor of The French Laundry, Per Se, Bouchon, Bar Bouchon, Bouchon Bakery, and Ad Hoc

Thomas Keller Biography

Chef Thomas Keller is renowned for his culinary skills and high standards. He has established a collection of restaurants that sets a new paradigm within the hospitality profession. Now celebrating its twenty sixth year, Keller took ownership of The French Laundry in Yountville, CA and quickly garnered worldwide acclaim. His restaurants also include Bouchon Bistro, with locations in Yountville and Las Vegas; Per Se in New York City; Ad Hoc + addendum in Yountville; The Surf Club Restaurant in Surfside, FL; Bouchon Bakery in Yountville, Las Vegas and in the Middle East; and the Mexican eatery La Calenda in Yountville.

Keller is the first and only American-born chef to hold multiple three-star ratings from the prestigious Michelin Guide, as well as the first American male chef to be designated a Chevalier of The French Legion of Honor. He has received countless accolades, including The Culinary Institute of America’s “Chef of the Year” Award and the James Beard Foundation’s “Outstanding Chef” and “Outstanding Restaurateur” Awards. In 2017, Keller led a team from the United States to its first-ever gold medal in the Bocuse d’Or, a prestigious biannual competition that is regarded as the Olympics of the culinary world. For embodying the state’s spirit of innovation, he was inducted into the 2018 California Hall of Fame. Keller is a #1 New York Times bestselling author with more than 1.5 million copies of his cookbooks in print. His sixth and most recent book, "The French Laundry, Per Se," was released October 27, 2020.

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Thomas Keller Videos

Chef Thomas Keller: Bouncing Back from Setbacks - YouTube
Thomas Keller | Food at Google - YouTube

How to book Thomas Keller?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Thomas Keller for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Thomas Keller, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Thomas Keller or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Thomas Keller?

Booking fees for Thomas Keller, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Thomas Keller, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.

Who is the agent for Thomas Keller?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Thomas Keller for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Thomas Keller for your next private or corporate function.

What is a full-service talent booking agency?

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Thomas Keller or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Thomas Keller or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.


Thomas Keller is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Celebrity Chef, Authors and Food & Beverage. The estimated speaking fee range to book Thomas Keller for live events is $50,000 - $100,000, and for virtual events $30,000 - $50,000. Thomas Keller generally travels from Napa, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Richard Blais, Art Smith and Stephanie Izard. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Thomas Keller for an upcoming event.

Thomas Keller Videos

Chef Thomas Keller: Bouncing Back from Setbacks - YouTube
Thomas Keller | Food at Google - YouTube

Thomas Keller Reviews

  • Chef Keller's team was very professional. The demo was a bit fast, but otherwise the guests enjoyed themselves.
    Google LLC - Dec 14 2020

How to book Thomas Keller?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Thomas Keller for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Thomas Keller, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Thomas Keller or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Thomas Keller?

Booking fees for Thomas Keller, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Thomas Keller, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.

Who is the agent for Thomas Keller?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Thomas Keller for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Thomas Keller for your next private or corporate function.

What is a full-service talent booking agency?

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Thomas Keller or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Thomas Keller or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.


Thomas Keller is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Celebrity Chef, Authors and Food & Beverage. The estimated speaking fee range to book Thomas Keller for live events is $50,000 - $100,000, and for virtual events $30,000 - $50,000. Thomas Keller generally travels from Napa, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Richard Blais, Art Smith and Stephanie Izard. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Thomas Keller for an upcoming event.

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