Tag Archives: Salon International de l’Agricole

The Grand Maitre d’Affaires who’s bringing us ‘Le Grand Maitre’

Grand Mâitre is not a title to taken lightly in France. Originally used as a mark of reverence to France’s greatest of all chefs and gastronomic chroniclers -  such as Escoffier, Brillat-Savarin, Curnosky and others back in the 18/19th centuries, to the more recent ‘mâitres’ … Continue reading

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SIA 2012 will be Ferrets to Foie Gras, Fine Foods and All

Excitement builds across France this week, as well as for this writer - I’m like a 5 year old those few days before Christmas Eve. Why? Because we are a few days off the opening of the ‘grande spectacle’ that is the 2012 … Continue reading

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