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(French) Jean Vergens. A Seasoned Chef: Recipes and Remembrances from the Chef and Former Co-Owner of New York's Famous Le Cirque Restaurant. Foreword by Pierre Franey.


Illus. from photographs. Jacket. First Edition. NY: Donald Fine, [1987].

The first chef at New York's Le Cirque, Vergens was colleagues with the early wave of French chefs who came to America to work in fine dining: Pierre Franey, Jacques Pepin, Andre Soltner, and more. Photographs of his storied career share space with classic recipes from the restaurant. Near fine.