Behind the French Menu
These young chefs threw out the warming pans and lamps, the heavy sauces, the pre-prepared dishes and the vast displays of Haute Cuisine, and they caused a massive row in the process! Established and recognized chefs who had worked all their lives with traditional Haute Cuisine did not, easily, accept any changes. There were many arguments, many were particularly vocal and public; the future of French cuisine was on the line
What was Nouvelle Cuisine?