Thomas Keller On His Move To California And The French Laundry

06/04/2012 05:58 pm ET | Updated Aug 04, 2012

Our weekly series At the Chef's Table examines how the giants of food got to where they are today.

This week we share Part Three of our interview with Thomas Keller, the chef and owner of The French Laundry and Per Se. In Part Three Keller discusses his move to California and the process of taking over the French Laundry. He details what drew him to the now-iconic space and how the restaurant has allowed him to play his most important role: mentor.