About this Famous People
French pastry chef and caterer
Source : Nicole LAILLER
Lenôtre was born in Normandy, France, a region world famous for its Calvados, cheeses (including Camembert), the Mont Saint-Michel monastery, and the landing beaches of the Battle of Normandy.
Lenôtre's mother, Éléonore, was one of the first women chefs in Paris during the 1900s. She was the chef of the Rothschild family. His brother Gaston was also a talented chef who worked for the Grand Hôtel in Paris.
As a patriarch, he liked to work with his family members, twelve of them at one time; including the third generation of Lenôtre chefs, including his son Alain Lenôtre, the founder of the Culinary Institute located in Houston, USA.
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