Marie-Antoine Careme

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Birthday
8, 1783
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Jan 12, 1833 (49)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
8, 1783
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Jan 12, 1833 (49)

About

French chef whose recipes, popular among royalty, were considered works of high art.

Before Fame

He worked as a kitchen boy at a Parisian chophouse during the French Revolution.

Trivia

He rose to fame in Paris for his elaborate, edible centerpieces, which included towering marzipan pyramids.

Family Life

He grew up in France and was abandoned by his parents when he was eleven years old.

Associated With

He cooked for Napoleon Bonaparte.