The hat French the most followed on Twitter, to officiate… in the uk! This is Raymond Blanc, with more of 465,000 subscribers, anticipates the account of the restaurant Paul Bocuse and one of the very media Cyril Lignac. A native of Besançon, france, Raymond White, a regular in the TV show is british, is the owner of several restaurants in Britain, including the Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’saisons (Oxford), two stars in the Michelin guide.
The social networks – including Instagram, but also Facebook and Twitter – have become an essential communication tool for chefs and pastry chefs, who use it to attract new customers, attracted by the pictures of their latest creations, but also share with their community. If it is less used by the chiefs-hexagon, the social network Twitter knows, however, a real demand, which has pushed the brand to the blue bird to communicate on a barometer of heads 2018.
At the international, these are the Chefs Jamie Oliver (@jamieoliver) and Gordon Ramsay (@GordonRamsay), flying over the rankings, with respectively 6.8 million and 6.9 million followers. Our heads blue-white-red are way behind… After the leading trio, we find two three-star: the very active Christian Le Squer (George V), and Pierre Gagnaire, this to the four corners of the globe.
The top 10 Chefs in france the most followed on Twitter:
1. Raymond Blanc (@raymond_blanc) – 465K subscribers (march 2019)
2. Paul Bocuse (@PaulBocuse) – 317K subscribers
3. Cyril Lignac (@cyril_lignac) – 300K subscribers
4. Christian LeSquer (@ChefLeSquer) – 294K subscribers
5. Pierre Gagnaire (@PierreGagnaire) – 249K subscribers
6. Guillaume Gomez (@ggomez_chef) – 228K subscribers
7. Yannick Alléno (@Chef_YAlleno)- 185K subscribers
8. Guy Martin (@ChefGuyMartin) – 176K subscribers
9. Alain Passard (@ArpegeLive) – 120K subscribers
10. Jean Imbert (@jeanimbert) – 107K subscribers
Cédric Grolet in full boom
Another lesson from this survey: Cédric Grolet (@CedricGrolet) is the French chef who has experienced the highest growth in its number of subscribers. The pastry chef and star of the hotel Meurice, which was inaugurated a year ago as a shop selling take-away in the palace, has experienced a boom of +224% in 2018 (to approximately 12,000 subscribers). It is ahead, in terms of progression, Pierre Hermé (@PierreHerme_FR), Guillaume Gomez, Yannick Alléno, and Hélène Darroze (@HeleneDarroze).
The palm of seniority on Twitter returns to the Arlesian Jean-Luc Rabanel (@jlrabanel), listed first on the platform, in February 2009, in front of Mathieu Pacaud (@ChefPacaud) and Sébastien Bras (@BrasOfficiel), respectively assets since June 2016 and July 2017.
In terms of particulars, the leaders who have done the most talk about them in 2018 are Paul Bocuse (who died on the 20th of January), Guillaume Gomez (head of the kitchens of the Elysée Palace), Joël Robuchon (who disappeared on 6 August), Cyril Lignac, Pierre Hermé, Alain Ducasse, Hélène Darroze, Jean-François Piège, Marc Veyrat and Guy Savoy.
Finally, proof as if we needed that to get subscribers, it is necessary to tweeter, the podium of the leaders have been more vocal on the social network consists of Guillaume Gomez, Raymond Blanc and Hélène Darroze.