Auguste Escoffier

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Birthday
28, 1846
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Feb 12, 1935 (88)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
28, 1846
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Feb 12, 1935 (88)

About

Chef, culinary writer, and restaurant owner who influenced the development of modern French cuisine.

Before Fame

He began a culinary apprenticeship at his uncle's restaurant when he was thirteen years old.

Trivia

His publication Le Guide Culinaire served as a highly influential cookbook and kitchen management guidebook.

Family Life

He died just days after the death of his wife, Delphine.

Associated With

Julia Child was also known for her French-influenced cuisine.