MCA meeting with Michel Escoffier,
great-grandson of the Father of Modern French Cuisine, Auguste Escoffier
The committee members of the MCA had the great honour to welcome Michel Escoffier, great-grandson of Auguste Escoffier at Le Canonnier Hotel on the 30th of March 2016 for a culinary exchange.
Georges Auguste Escoffier (28 October 1846 – 12 February 1935) is a legendary figure among chefs and gourmets, and was one of the most important leaders in the development and popularity of modern French cuisine.
Like his Great-grandfather, Michel Escoffier shares a passion for food & wine and has kept this great culinary tradition alive.
He is president of the August Escoffier Foundation and Museum in Villeneuve-Loubet near Nice, France.