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Police Question Joël Robuchon in Embezzlement Case

Photo: Joel Robuchon / Facebook

French police have questioned world-renowned chef Joël Robuchon as part of an investigation into an alleged embezzlement scheme in the Relais & Chateaux hotel chain. According to the AFP, police also questioned a former French education minister; specifics on how the men are related to the investigation were not released. Former Relais & Chateaux chairman Regis Bulot was arrested in November on charges of fraud and money laundering. Bulot is suspected of embezzling about $2 million.

· French Cops Quiz Celebrity Chef Robuchon [AFP via GSNY]
· All Joel Robuchon Coverage on Eater [-E-]

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