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Why celebrity chefs should fear fame
In the annals of celebrity, chefs are relative newcomers. Some date stars of the kitchen back to Bartolomeo Scappi, Renaissance chef to Pope Pius IV, or at least to the 19th-century Frenchman Marie-Antoine Careme of grand cuisine fame. When Julia Child started appearing on American television in the 1960s, she (along with her terrifying British doppelganger, Fanny Cradock) was trailblazing in that her singular personality became as famous as her French cooking.
July 7, 2013