Recently awarded his third Michelin star — an honor enjoyed by only 93 restaurants in the world — chef Grant Achatz oversees a kitchen where every dish is an experience

Grant Achatz, the Culinary Miracle Worker

The award-winning restauranteur has created a culinary laboratory at his Chicago restaurant Alinea. His dishes are not only mind-blowingly delicious, but beautiful to look at as well.

Photographs by Martha Camarillo for TIME

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