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The Escoffier Museum of Culinary Art

The birthplace of Auguste Escoffier 
The only Museum of Culinary Art in France

The Escoffier Museum of Culinary Art is housed in the birthplace of Auguste Escoffier, a 300 m² authentic Provencal-style home from the 18th century, nestled in the heart of the village of Villeneuve-Loubet, between Nice and Cannes.
Created in 1966 on the initiative of Joseph Donon, one of his loyal disciples, this private Museum, managed by the Auguste Escoffier Foundation (a recognized public utility) and the only Museum of Culinary Art in France, allows you to discover the world of gastronomy.

Recently awarded the “Maisons des Illustres” label (French equivalent of the British “Blue Plaques”), the Museum bears witness to the life and work of this great culinary master, thus contributing to continuing his memory.


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Presentation of the Escoffier Museum of Culinary Art made in 2014 with the participation of Thierry Marx, Chef at the Mandarin Oriental Paris, Michelin Guide star restaurant, Michel Escoffier, great-grandson of Auguste Escoffier and President of the Foundation, and
Julie Durand, the then Curator.

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“Come as a family and discover the only Museum of Culinary Art in France, installed in the birthplace of the Great Chef Auguste Escoffier, in the heart of the village of Villeneuve-Loubet! This museum has been created thanks to the patronage of his disciple, Joseph Donon, who purchased the building and financed its operation. […]”



“The Escoffier Museum of Culinary Art has inaugurated its temporary exhibitions “Meilleur Ouvrier de France, 90 years of excellence”, which will be on show until 3 November 2019. The preview of the exhibition devoted to the restaurant trade MOF took place on 8 May 2019 in the presence of Lionnel Luca, mayor of Villeneuve-Loubet, Jean-François Girardin, chairman of the Société des Meilleurs Ouvriers de France, Philippe Joannès, chairman of the Southern region MOF, […]”



“Gourmet lunch today at the Escoffier Museum of Culinary Art!
Its dynamic curator, Richard Duvauchelle, welcomed the representatives of the Villeneuve-Loubet Club des Entreprises, accompanied by their Chairman, Olivier Boutin. […]”


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