Saturday, February 10, 2007

Hats Off to Julia - IACP celebrates anniversary of the "French Chef"

IACP members all over the world will be celebrating tomorrow the 44th anniversary of the first airing of Julia Child's successful cooking series, The French Chef. Local gatherings have been organized in the United States as well as New Zealand, Italy, and Norway.

Julia Child (August 15, 1912–August 13, 2004) was a famous American cook, author, and television personality who introduced French cuisine and cooking techniques to the American mainstream through her many cookbooks and television programs. Her most famous works are the 1961 cookbook Mastering the Art of French Cooking and, showcasing her sui generis television persona, the series The French Chef, which premiered on February 11th, 1963.

Julia Child was a founding member of IACP and the Culinary Trust.

Read more about the French Chef cooking show here.

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