Appetites: A Memoir by Marie LenôtreAppetites: A Memoir by Marie Lenôtre

Appetites: A Memoir

byMarie Lenôtre

Hardcover | February 15, 2015

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Although Marie LeNôtre's life didn't follow the path her mother imagined-Marie as a beautiful, blonde actress in Hollywood-it did find a path that led her to an extraordinary and fulfilling life. As an accomplished student with an array of degrees, Marie is the founder and director of the renowned Culinary Institute LeNôtre. In Appetites she shares her childhood dreams and adolescent struggles, the pains and joys of love in France, and the way she made the famous culinary name of LeNôtre her own-and helped spread it across the globe.
Appetites begins with two story lines-the early life of Marie and that of her husband Alain-that meld into one: the story of Marie and Alain together in Houston and the birth of their Culinary Institute. Marie's story traces her journey through Greece and France, and finally settles in the US, weaving her personal and professional struggles together.
Marie writes passionately about difficulties in establishing the school, its eventual success, and the joy she finds in working with the students. Her memoir provides fascinating insight into the LeNôtre Empire, a heartwarming love story, and a reflection on life's spiritual journey.

Marie LeNôtre is the Founder and Director of the Culinary Institute LeNôtre, created with her husband, Alain LeNôtre, in 1998. Marie has a bachelor's degree in Psychology from the University of Houston, a bachelor's degree in Drama from the University of Athens, Greece, a master's degree in Public Health Education, from the University ...
Title:Appetites: A MemoirFormat:HardcoverDimensions:223 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.98 inPublished:February 15, 2015Publisher:Bright Sky PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1939055903

ISBN - 13:9781939055903


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As the President of the Advisory Board of the Culinary Institute LeNôtre, I have worked intimately with Marie and Alain and their students for ten years. It was fascinating to learn more about them, legendary Chef Gaston LeNôtre, and the LeNôtre family dynamics that propelled Marie and Alain to found the Culinary Institute. Their understanding of the techniques, pioneered by Gaston, is made all the more wonderful by the way in which Marie and Alain share this knowledge through education and scholarships. What I admire about them both is their hands on approach with each and every student, which truly makes their school one of a kind. Appetites is filled with insight on the passions that film, food, and family can ignite. Marie's own story is captivating and would entice any student to "dare to dream," and chase it until it becomes reality!