Fernand Point

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Birthday
3, 1897
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Dec 19, 1955 (58)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
3, 1897
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Dec 19, 1955 (58)

About

French chef considered by many to be the father of modern French cuisine.

Before Fame

He opened his Michelin three-star-rated restaurant, La Pyramide, during the post-World War I era.

Trivia

His cookbook, Ma Gastronomie, was lauded by Chef Charlie Trotter as the most important cookbook in history.

Family Life

His wife continued to run his restaurant after his death in 1955.

Associated With

He helped train the acclaimed chef Alain Senderens.