Hundreds share messages of support for Dominique Crenn following breast cancer diagnosis

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Editor 7th May 2019

Friends and fans have sent heartfelt messages to Three Michelin-starred Dominique Crenn after the chef announced that she has been diagnosed with breast cancer on Sunday.

Dominique shared the news on social media on Instagram and Twitter, saying she felt both "scared and humbled" but not alone. She said that one in eight women contract the disease in their lifetime.  

"I am neither alone nor unique," she said.

The chef said she would remain in the kitchen as much as humanely possible throughout her treatment, adding that "being there, engaged in my craft, and with those I love so dearly is what fuels me."

Extending her good wishes to all women who have battled cancer also, she said: "For all the women who have been on this journey before me and now with me, my heart is with you."

At the time of writing this, more than 1,700 messages of support had been shared on the chef's Instagram page, with hundreds more sending their best wishes on Twitter.

The chef owner of Atelier Crenn, Petit Crenn and Bar Crenn is widely recognised as an inspiration to chefs around the world.

She received her third Michelin star for Atelier Crenn last year and was named Best Female Chef in the World's 50 Best awards in 2017. She recently announced plans to launch a fourth venture, Boutique Crenn which will include a restaurant, a patisserie and a fashion boutique.

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The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 7th May 2019

Hundreds share messages of support for Dominique Crenn following breast cancer diagnosis