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La Tour d'Argent
15-17, quai de la Tournelle 
Paris, Île-de-France (France)
Tel: 01 43 54 23 31          
Website: La Tour d'Argent
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Back of the House
Duration Name Position
2012 - 2012 Dimitris Kopsidas Stagiaire
2006 - Present Stéphane Haissant Head Chef
  -- Jean Locussol Chef
2003 - 2006 Stéphane Haissant Senior Sous Chef
1999 - 2001 Stéphane Haissant Sous Chef
1996 - 1998 Stéphane Haissant Chef de Partie
1995 - 1995 Joseph Keller Stagiaire
  -- Cedric Tovar --
1993 - 1994 Laurent Delarbre First Commis
1988 - 1989 Eric Fréchon --
1988 - 1989 François Payard Pastry Chef
  -- Terrance Brennan --
1982 - 1984 Eric Ripert Cook
Apprentice/Commis
  -- Mark Peel Apprentice/Commis
  -- Alain Senderens Garde Manger
Chef Rotisserie
Front of the House
Duration Name Position
2006 - Present André Terrail Owner/Proprietor
1947 - 2006 Claude Terrail Owner/Proprietor
1910 - 1947 André Terrail Owner/Proprietor
  -- Frédéric Delair Owner/Proprietor
Last updated: 2015-09-04

 
  • La Tour d'Argent is famous for its 'canard au sang', a duck dish created by Frédéric Delair, who began numbering every duck served at the restaurant.
  • The Prince of Wales, who became Edward VII, was served duck number 328 in 1890; Emperor Hirohito, number 53,211; John F. Kennedy, number 245,200.
  • La Tour d'Argent served its one-millionth duck in 2003.

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