First Restaurants, Chefs, and Gastronomy
Lecture no. 28 from the course: Food: A Cultural Culinary History
Taught by Professor Ken Albala | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Food & Wine Courses
European culinary art blossomed in the 18th and 19th centuries. Learn about the West’s first true restaurants in 18th-century Paris and the formalized structure of meals served in multiple courses. Follow the exploits of four of the first celebrity chefs and the development of “gastronomy”—the science and art of eating well.