Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Happy Birthday, Chef Escoffier

Before Thomas Keller and Alice Waters worked their culinary magic, the French chef Auguste Escoffier, made his mark on the gastronomic world. Chef Escoffier lived from 1846-1935, and during his lifetime he served both socialites and royalty.

To learn more about Chef Escoffier, come by the library and check out his biography, Escoffier: The King of Chefs, 641.5092 J27e, or some of his cookbooks.

Even though today is Escoffier’s birthday, you may be interested to know about other famous chefs from around the world. The library has books and DVDs featuring a variety of different chefs and their cookbooks. Click on this link to see some of the materials available at your Sullivan University Library and Learning Resource Center. One of the librarians will be glad to help you find any of the books or DVDs.

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