Julian's Open Road

  • INTERVIEWED BY:

    Destination Unknown

  • INTERVIEW LOCATION:

    Las Vegas, NV

  • AIRED ON:

    Public Television: Season 1

  • ON DVD:

JULIAN SERRANO

Master Chef, Picasso Restaurant
Bellagio Hotel and Casino

“If you don't follow your path, it's tough to be successful.”

INTERESTS:

Food Travel

THEMES DISCUSSED:

Passion

FOUNDATION:

Accomplishing Goals

TAGS:

listen to people, travel

BIOGRAPHY:

  • Didn't originally plan to be a chef.
  • He knew he wanted to travel, and he needed a skill that would make him money in any country.
  • Went to culinary school at age 16.
  • Was able to travel all across Europe, work for some of the best restaurants in France and Spain.
  • Has won two James Beard awards, often considered one of the most prestigious awards in the culinary field.
  • His restaurant, Picasso, in Las Vegas, Nevada, has been awarded two Michelin stars.
  • Says it's important to listen to advice and criticism, but it's more important to follow your own path.

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