FoodReference.com (since 1999)
WHO’S WHO IN FOOD SECTION
Notable Men and Women in the World of Food, Agriculture and Food Science
Home | Food Articles | Food Trivia | Today in Food History | Recipes | Cooking Tips
Food Videos | Food Quotes | Who’s Who | Trivia Quizzes | Crosswords | Food Poems
Food Posters | Recipe Contests | Culinary Schools | Gourmet Tours | Food Festivals
(February 11, 1926- ?)
Paul Bocuse comes from a long line of French chefs and restauranteurs dating back to 1765. After working under several noted chefs, he took over his family's failing restaurant near Lyon, and saved it from ruin. His family nickname was 'primate of the palate'.
Bocuse is one of the founders of a style of cooking which came to be called 'nouvelle cuisine'. He avoided the use of heavy cream and butter sauces, using simpler recipes, market-fresh food and emphasized natural flavors and textures. This nouvelle cuisine caught on with many younger chefs, and Bocuse became an ambassador of French cuisine, traveling around the world giving classes. He has written several books, including La Cuisine du Marche (The Cuisine of the Market, 1976), English translation, Paul Bocuse's French Cooking
Please feel free to link to any pages of FoodReference.com from your website.
For permission to use any of this content please E-mail: [email protected]
All contents are copyright © 1990 - 2018 James T. Ehler and www.FoodReference.com unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved.
You may copy and use portions of this website for non-commercial, personal use only.
Any other use of these materials without prior written authorization is not very nice and violates the copyright.
Please take the time to request permission.