The International Festival of Films on Art Online - 38th edition from March 17 to 29, 2020

Auguste Escoffier ou la naissance de la gastronomie moderne

France | 2019 | 90 min
French
Director: Olivier Julien
 

Synopsis

Presented in Quebec city at the MNBAQ

Chef, entrepreneur and creative visionary Auguste Escoffier revolutionized modern French cuisine, raising its status to that of the fine arts. This documentary is a deep dive into the history and career of a pioneer of French gastronomy. Through reconstructions, archival images and interviews with several key names in contemporary cuisine, this is a rich portrait of French cooking, then and now.

This film will also be presented in Montreal on March19th and 29th.

Directors

Olivier Julien

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Biographies have been provided by third parties.
Filmography | Sainte Sophie dévoilée (2015) ; Pétra, capitale du désert (2016) ; Tokyo Phénix

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