Ettore Boiardi

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Birthday
22, 1897
Birthplace
Piacenza, Italy
Death Date
Jun 21, 1985 (87)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
22, 1897
Birthplace
Piacenza, Italy
Death Date
Jun 21, 1985 (87)

About

Italian-born chef known for his popular Chef Boyardee products. He marketed his food as "Chef Boy-Ar-Dee" so English-speaking consumers could easily pronounce his name.

Before Fame

He was born in Italy and arrived at Ellis Island when he was sixteen years old.

Trivia

He appeared in numerous print advertisements during the 1960s.

Family Life

He had a child with his wife, Helen J. Boiardi.

Associated With

He was criticized in the animated film Ratatouille, which featured the voice of Patton Oswalt.