In the battle of the chefs, it turns out the one who comes out on top is the one who franchises his brands with oversight, not the one who makes the best soufflé. Baggy white hats off to Marco Pierre White, the enfant terrible of the culinary and celebrity world, but the darling of the business one, who is remorseless in checking franchisee product and service, an easy act for Polymath Creations to follow, when expansion requires it.

watching a cheese soufflé rise