Although growing up in France, Inaki Aizpitarte discovered cooking while in Israel. In his late twenties, he drifted from job to job and started in the restaurant business as a dishwasher, which later led to him becoming a cook. Aizpitarte learned the art of cooking in various kitchens before opening the busiest bistro in Paris, Le Chateaubriand.
Aizpitarte is also the chef owner of Le Dauphin, a French tapas bar. Aizpitarte creates simple, finely executed dishes combining a variety of unlikely ingredients. As a young chef, he is not afraid to stray away from convention, shown by his restaurant, Le Chateaubriand, operating daily with no fixed menu. Aizpitarte loves to experiment with various cooking trends and gives them his own unique twists, which has since led him to becoming a world renowned chef.