Posts tagged: Haute Cuisine

A class act @ Le Cordon Bleu Paris

Voila ! Today unfolds as an extraordinary entree to France’s exotic cuisine culture as I watch Le Cordon Bleu chef Philippe Clergue  teach advanced students in Paris. I had to earn my place in his esteemed two and a half hour lecture by delivering my own small speech on the evolution of food culture in […]

Escoffier – King of Chefs – Founder of French Haute Cuisine

French chef Auguste Escoffier was unquestionably one of the greatest chefs the world has known and is  hailed by all the best chefs today as “The King of Chefs”.  He was the genius who masterminded the French realm of Gastronomy and cultivated “haute cuisine’’. Escoffier was born in 1847 at Villeneuve-Loubet in the Alpes Maritimes, […]