Auguste Escoffier, memories of my life

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Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1997 - Biography & Autobiography - 252 pages
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Eloquently captured here, for the first time in English, is the life and art of Auguste Escoffier--the culinary legend whose brilliance and dedication changed the course of culinary history forever. Brimming with commentary on the French and British aristocrats, their dining habits, and amusements, the book also offers keen insights into the social and political systems at the time. 40 illustrations. Foreword by Julia Child.

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More of a collection of vignettes than a continuous memoir, this English translation of Escoffier's notes and musings provides a charming glimpse into the famed chef's early career. Included are some ... Read full review

Review: Auguste Escoffier: Memories of My Life

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It is difficult to not be impressed with Escoffier as a person. His approach to cooking and his philosophy on food are thankfully still felt today. Read full review

Contents

ParisMonte CarloLucerne
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London 18991909
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Works and Voyages 19091930
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