Saturday, August 6, 2016
Paul Bocuse / Valery Giscard d'Estaing.
Paul Bocuse with President Valery Giscard d'Estaing at the Elysee Palace in Paris. In 1975 Bocuse had just received the Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur . When I got to Paris years later I found out that there was a lot grumbling about there not being a chef from Paris at the event. This was because the culinary world was changing and most of the innovative chefs had restaurants in the smaller cities. Paul Bocuse is now ninety years old. He was a force in his day