The story behind Rue Escoffier

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Georges-Auguste Escoffier was born in 1846 in Villeneuve-Loubet, France. He died in 1935 in Monte Carlo, Monaco.

Georges-Auguste Escoffier (1846-1935), was a French culinary artist known as the “king of chefs and the chef of kings.” He earned a worldwide reputation as director of the kitchens at the Savoy Hotel (1890-99) and later at the Carlton Hotel, both in London. His name is synonymous with classic French cuisine.