Recent Additions
Cameron Ballendine (Vancouver)
Deanna Tripolitis (Pinehurst)
Noel Roche (Brighton)
Zsolt Varga (Dallas)  
Auguste Escoffier
Options
 
 
Go to a random person
More searches
View Top Cities
 

Duration Place City Position
1899 - 1919 Carlton Hotel Head Chef
1890 - 1898 The Savoy Hotel Head Chef
1884 - 1890 Grand Hotel Directeur de Cuisine
1884 - 1890 Grand Hotel National --
1883 - 1883 Maison Chevet Head Chef
1881 - 1881 La Maison Maire Head Chef
[1876 - 1876] Le Faisan d'Or Chef & Owner
1873 - 1878 Le Petit Moulin Rouge Head Chef
[1872 - 1872] Htel du Luxembourg --
[1871 - 1871] Colonel Comte de Waldner Head Chef
1870 - 1871 Fortress of Metz Chef de Cuisine
1865 - 1870 Le Petit Moulin Rouge Saucier
Apprentice/Commis
[1859 - 1859] Le Restaurant Francais 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 la russe, whereby dishes were presented to diners one at a time, in a set order.

Categories:
Born in 1846 | Died in 1935 | Deceased People




This page has been viewed 1,094 times through 2014-12-19.
The information on this page is provided "as is" with no warranties whatsoever, and is not guaranteed to be accurate nor does ChefDb take responsibility for it.