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Francatelli, Charles Elmé (1805-1876), chef and writer on cookery

Anne P. Baker

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/10064
Francatelli, Charles Elmé (1805-1876), chef and writer on cookery

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Francatelli, Charles Elmé (1805-1876), chef and writer on cookery, was born in London, an Englishman of Italian descent. His father was Nicholas Francatelli, a steward. He trained in Paris under Antonin Carême, the founder of French haute cuisine, returning to England at a time when it was becoming fashionable to ...

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