clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

RIP

New, 1 comment

2014_andre_rip.jpgLa Caravelle's chef Roger André Fessaguet passed away yesterday at the age of 82. He was in the kitchen of the legendary French restaurant when it opened in 1960, and he served as co-owner from 1984 till 1988. In 1968, Craig Claiborne wrote that La Caravelle was ''the finest restaurant in New York on almost every count.'' [OFL via @Caravellechamp]

Sign up for the newsletter Sign up for the Eater New York newsletter

The freshest news from the local food world