Iconic French pastry chef who prepared food for celebrities.His son, Alain, founded the Culinary Institute in Houston, Texas.He was one of the culinary inspirations behind Brad Bird's animated film Ratatouille.BEFORE FAME
He was born into a family of chefs. His mother, in fact, was one of the first female chefs in Paris.PERSONAL LIFE
He and his daughter, Sylvie, co-wrote nine bestselling recipe books.FUN FACTS
Chef Gaston Lenotre were born on Thursday, in a leap year, birthstone is Emerald, the seaon was Spring in the Chinese year of Monkey, it is 135 days until Gaston Lenotre next birthday.
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Jan. 05 1911
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