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Escoffier The King of Chefs (Hardcover)

Author:  Kenneth James
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN-10: 1852853964
ISBN-13: 9781852853969
Sku: 33786497
Publish Date: 8/13/2012
Pages:  342
Age Range:  NA
 
Auguste Escoffier (1846 -1935) was the first great star of modern cooking. Acknowledged during his lifetime as the greatest chef in the world, his clientele included Edward VII and Kaiser Wilhelm II, as well as the leaders of society and of fashion. Kenneth James traces Escoffier's career, from his humble origins on the French Riviera to Paris, London, and New York. "Escoffier: The King of Chefs" also presents the dishes, from eggs to lobster, on which Escoffier had both a lasting influence and strongly held views.
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Auguste Escoffier (1846 -1935) was the first great star of modern cooking. Acknowledged during his lifetime as the greatest chef in the world, his clientele included Edward VII and Kaiser Wilhelm II, as well as the leaders of society and of fashion. Kenneth James traces Escoffier’s career, from his humble origins on the French Riviera to Paris, London, and New York. Escoffier: The King of Chefs also presents the dishes, from eggs to lobster, on which Escoffier had both a lasting influence and strongly held views.

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New York Times Book Review
"[A] richly detailed biography...." - Elizabeth Hanson 07/27/2003
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