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Duration Place City Position
1899 - 1919
Carlton Hotel London (England) Head Chef
1890 - 1898 The Savoy Hotel London (England) Head Chef
1884 - 1890 Grand Hotel Monaco Directeur de Cuisine
  -- Grand Hotel National Lucerne --
  -- Maison Chevet Paris Head Chef
  -- La Maison Maire Paris Head Chef
[1876 - 1876] Le Faisan d'Or Cannes Chef & Owner
1873 - 1878 Le Petit Moulin Rouge Paris Head Chef
[1872 - 1872] Hôtel du Luxembourg Nice --
[1871 - 1871] Colonel Comte de Waldner Paris Head Chef
1870 - 1871 Fortress of Metz Metz Chef de Cuisine
1865 - 1870 Le Petit Moulin Rouge Paris Saucier
Apprentice/Commis
[1859 - 1859] Le Restaurant Francais Nice Apprentice/Commis
Last updated: 2008-05-18


 
  • Chevet, the catering company for which Escoffier was Head Chef, served the very the first dinner in the Eiffel Tower in 1898, a dinner hosted by Mr. Eiffel himself.
  • Escoffier is credited with institutionalizing service à la russe, whereby dishes were presented to diners one at a time, in a set order.

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