Ritz & Escoffier: The Hotelier, the Chef, and the Rise of the Leisure Class

Ritz & Escoffier: The Hotelier, the Chef, and the Rise of the Leisure Class

by Luke Barr

Hardcover(Library Binding - Large Print)

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Overview


In a tale replete with scandal and opulence, Luke Barr transports readers to turn-of-the-century London and Paris to discover how celebrated hotelier César Ritz and famed chef Auguste Escoffier joined forces at the Savoy Hotel to spawn the modern luxury hotel and restaurant, where women and American Jews mingled with British high society, signaling a new social order and the rise of the middle class.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781432849764
Publisher: Gale Group
Publication date: 04/18/2018
Edition description: Large Print
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

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