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Francatelli, Charles Elmélocked

  • Anne Pimlott Baker


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 employ French cooks. He worked for many years as ...

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