Musee de l'Art Culinaire, Villeneuve-Loubet
(3.9/5 based on 35+ reviews on the web)
French culinary history comes alive at Musee de l'Art Culinaire, located inside the former home of famed chef and writer Georges Auguste Escoffier. A place of pilgrimage for impassioned foodies from around the globe, the museum pays homage to a legendary figure who many consider the founding father of modern French cuisine. Called the "king of chefs and chef of kings" by French journalists, Escoffier simplified and modernized numerous elaborate preexisting recipes in addition to inventing many of his own. The museum preserves several of the chef's menus and photographs, and highlights the methods he used to introduce organized discipline into professional kitchens. With our online itinerary creator, Villeneuve-Loubet attractions like Musee de l'Art Culinaire can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • This museum is a must see, not if for y access from the parking lot by the Escoffier, ride to do. Arrived at the Museum at the entrance you are in the mood. several floors are to visit with chocolate and works in beautiful sugar, old pianos, of utensils from another time, photos, old incredible menus. The home is very nice and the correct price.
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  • a great presentation that you put the water to the mouth, and offered Melba fishing at the end of the great visit!
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  • Nice small museum if you have something with culinary things. Nice menu s of the founder of the peche melba and tournados rossini. Mhhh. Unfortunately no peche melba to t end.
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  • Small simple but exciting Museum for the history of the kitchen!
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  • Me who loves cooking and pastry I enjoyed visiting the Museum of Auguste Escoffier. The visit is done pretty fast CA 1 h without rushing. It is done in the House of the grand Chief and mixes the utensils, kitchen, menus and anecdotes with a temporary exhibition of dress on the theme of the kitchen and sculptures in chocolate, sugar or pastillage. We pass a good time, the entry price is really reasonable (€5 for adults and discounted for seniors, students and children) and especially you have fun at the end of the visit to taste a delicious peach Melba, which is a recipe invented by Escoffier
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