Why Escoffier?

WebFoodPros.com: Food for Thought: Auguste Escoffier: Why Escoffier?
By Anonymous on Wednesday, March 10, 1999 - 11:21 pm: Edit

Monsieur Escoffier is undoubtedly the finest chef in the world. -- César Ritz

as reported by Eugène Herbodeau and Paul Thalamas, Georges Auguste Escoffier (London: Practical Press, Ltd, 1955)

By Anonymous on Tuesday, February 23, 1999 - 09:51 pm: Edit

"Well, I wouldn't consider a program to be serious if it didn't teach Escoffier or classic French techniques. What do these schools supply as a substitute? Their own book, I guess. I know certainly at the Cordon Bleu and at La Verenne, he's required." -- Julia Child

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