Greek Cookery by Chef Tselementes of St. Moritz Hotel New York City
Nicholas Tselementes, Greek Cookery is a special and sought-after cookbook collectible. Tselementes was the author of what was considered to be the first cookbook in modern Greek. He is considered the "founder of Greek cooking as known today." He was also was the executive chef at the legendary St. Moritz Hotel that was located at 50 Central Park South in New York City. The restaurant was the Cafe de la Paix ... New York's first sidewalk cafe.
Format: Hardcover with dust jacket, 239 pages.
Publisher: D.C. Divry, Inc.
Author: Nicholas Tselementes
Description: Nicholas Tselementes' name in Greece, and on the continent of Europe, has long been associated with the Culinary Arts. Recognizing this fact, and endeavoring always to bring to the St. Moritz Hotel in New York City the finest cuisine available, Mr. Charles G. Taylor, President of the St. Moritz, asked Nicholas Tselementes to come to New York to act in a supervisory capacity in the St. Moritz kitchens. This book is filled with recipes which this noted chef introduced so successfully to the patrons of the St. Moritz Hotel.
Condition: Dust jacket has a small spot and bottom edge is slightly frayed. Further good condition.