Philippe Rochat


Age: 61

Summary: Swiss master chef considered as one of Switzerland's most famous chefs who was the owner of the renowned Restaurant de L'Hotel de Ville in Crissier, Switzlernad that won three Michelin Guide stars and was voted 16th best in the world in Restaurant magazine's 50 Best Restaurants list in 2009 and whose wife, Swiss marathon runner Franziska Rochat-Moser, was killed in an avalanche while skiing in the Swiss Alps in 2002.

Cause of Death: Undisclosed illness

Born: November 29, 1953

Died: July 8, 2015

Cheseaux, Switzerland