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 (ĕs-kô-fyā′), Auguste 1846-1935.
French chef of grand hotels, such as the Savoy and Carlton in London. He wrote several cookery books, including Le Guide culinaire (1903).


(French ɛskɔfje)
(Biography) (Georges) Auguste (oɡyst). 1846–1935, French chef at the Savoy Hotel, London (1890–99)


(ɛs kɔˈfyeɪ)

Georges Auguste, 1846–1935, French chef and author of cookbooks.
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