The chef and restaurateur Albert Roux has died on the age of 85.
The founding father of the Michelin-starred Le Gavroche and member of the Roux culinary dynasty died on Monday after a protracted sickness.
A commentary from his circle of relatives stated: “The Roux circle of relatives has introduced the sorrowful passing of Albert Roux, OBE, KFO, who were sick for some time, on the age 85 on four January 2021. The Roux circle of relatives have asked that their privateness at the moment be revered.”
Albert is credited, along side his overdue brother Michel Roux, with beginning London’s culinary revolution. With Michel, Roux based Le Gavroche in London in 1967, adopted through The Waterside Inn in Bray in 1972. Le Gavroche was once the primary eating place in the United Kingdom to realize 3 Michelin stars.
His son, Michel Roux Jr, stated: “He was once a mentor for such a lot of other people within the hospitality trade, and an actual inspiration to budding cooks, together with me.”
The Observer’s meals critic, Jay Rayner, tweeted: “Albert Roux was once an ordinary guy, who left an enormous mark at the meals tale of his followed nation. The roll-call of cooks who went throughout the kitchens of Le Gavroche on my own, is an important slab of part of fashionable UK eating place tradition. RIP.”