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CHEF FACTS

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there were 351,000 Chefs and Head Cooks in the U.S. in 2009.
(US Census Bureau, 2010)

Measure the girth of the chef and you can rate his restaurant.
Old French axiom.

Charles Ranhofer (1836-1899) was the first internationally renowned chef of an American restaurant, Delmonico's in New York City. He published a cookbook, The Epicurean in 1893, which contained more than 3,500 recipes.

In 1956 four U.S. chefs won the Culinary Olympics in Frankfurt, Germany.  Paul Laesecke, Otto Spielbachler, Paul Leuppe and Paul Debes.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there were 313,000 Chefs and Head Cooks in the U.S. in 2007.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there were 317,000 Chefs and Head Cooks and 183,000 Bakers working in the United States in 2006.

 

 

 

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