Auguste Escoffier


Auguste Escoffier circa 1915 Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images

Any chefs in our listening audience undoubtedly know about Auguste Escoffier, but people who haven’t studied cuisine may not realize that this one man revolutionized food preparation and restaurant dining in ways that are still part of almost any meal you may be served today. <br><br><br><br>

Topics in this Podcast: 19th century, 20th century, European history, French history, military history, culinary history, biographies