Auguste Escoffier

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Duration Place City Position
1899 - 1919 Carlton Hotel Head Chef
1890 - 1898 The Savoy Hotel Head Chef
1884 - 1890 Grand Hotel Directeur de Cuisine
  -- Grand Hotel National --
  -- Maison Chevet Head Chef
  -- La Maison Maire Head Chef
[1876] Le Faisan d'Or Chef & Owner
1873 - 1878 Le Petit Moulin Rouge Head Chef
[1872] Hôtel du Luxembourg --
[1871] Colonel Comte de Waldner Head Chef
1870 - 1871 Fortress of Metz Chef de Cuisine
1865 - 1870 Le Petit Moulin Rouge Saucier
[1859] Le Restaurant Francais Apprentice/Commis
Last updated: 2008-05-18

  • Chevet, the catering company for which Escoffier was Head Chef, served the very the first dinner in the Eiffel Tower in 1898, a dinner hosted by Mr. Eiffel himself.
  • Escoffier is credited with institutionalizing service à la russe, whereby dishes were presented to diners one at a time, in a set order.

Born in 1846 | Died in 1935 | Deceased people | External references

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