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Paul Bocuse

Paul BocuseBorn: 11-Feb-1926
Birthplace: Collonges-au-Mont-d'Or, France
Died: 20-Jan-2018
Location of death: Collonges-au-Mont-d'Or, France
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Cimetière de Collonges-au-Mont-d-Or, Collonges-au-Mont-d'Or, France

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Chef

Nationality: France
Executive summary: Bocuse d'Or, nouvelle cuisine

Military service: French Army, WWII (1944)

Born into a long line of father-son chef teams, Paul Bocuse is arguably one of the most famous French chefs of the 20th century. One of the fathers of nouvelle cuisine, he received a third Michelin star in 1965 for his bistro near Lyon.

The Bocuse franchise consists of at least a dozen spin-off restaurants, scores of cookbooks, an international cooking competition "Bocuse d'Or", as well as a wife and two long-term mistresses.

Father: George Bocuse (b. 1901, b. 1925, chef)
Mother: Irma Bocuse (b. 1905, m. 1925)
Wife: Raymonde (m. 1945, one daughter, until his death)
Daughter: Françoise Bernachon
Mistress: Raymone Carlut (b. 1945, one son)
Son: Jérôme Bocuse (chef)
Mistress: Patricia Zizza (together since 1960)

    French Legion of Honor 1975
    Shot: Battle 1944

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