Escoffier, Auguste

(1846-1935)
   chef
   Considered the master of the style of French haute cuisine that had been originated earlier by antoine carême, Auguste Escoffier was born in Villeneuve-Loubet and began his career at age 12 as a kitchen helper in Nice. Before beginning his famous work in England, he spent six years in Paris, where he served as a cook during the franco-prussian war (1870-71), and later in Monte Carlo as the master chef at the Grand Hotel. From 1890 to 1898, he was chef at the savoy Hotel in London and then, for 13 years, at the Carlton House there. At the Carlton House, and for brief periods at other great hotels in Europe and New York City. He trained hundreds of chefs in this grand tradition and, after his retirement, wrote on cuisine (Guide culinaire). Escoffier is credited with the invention of thousands of recipes, such as the famous Peach Melba.

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  • Auguste Escoffier — Georges Auguste Escoffier (* 28. Oktober 1846 in Villeneuve Loubet; † 12. Februar 1935 in Monte Carlo) war ein französischer Meisterkoch, der durch seine Publikation Guide Culinaire Weltruhm erlangte. Er adaptierte Spezialitäten andere …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Escoffier —   [ɛskɔ fje], Georges Auguste, französischer Küchenmeister, * Villeneuve Loubet (Département Alpes Maritimes) 28. 10. 1846, ✝ Monte Carlo 12. 2. 1935; gilt als der Schöpfer der feinen modernen Kochkunst; er war auch bedeutend als… …   Universal-Lexikon

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