Loss of a Legend
Famed Chef Julia Child Dies at 91
spite of food fads, fitness programs, and health concerns, we must
never lose sight of a beautifully conceived meal" --- Julia
Child was a co-founder of the AIWF and active member of the International Association of Culinary Professionals. We at Gayot will doubly feel the loss of Child, as we are very closely involved with the Institute. The AIWF is organizing a public memorial service in honor of Julia’s contribution to the world and recognizing all that she has done for the AIWF. Contributions in Julia’s honor may be made to The AIWF Founder’s Endowment Fund. Funds will be used to support programs and projects that Julia has advocated.
To Child, eating with family and friends was "one of life's primal and most innocent delights." Child did not take a cooking lesson until she was in her 30s. She learned cooking while living in France where she enrolled in the Cordon Bleu cooking institute in Paris.
been looking for my life's work all along," she told Associated
Press. "And when I got into cooking I found it. I was inspired
by the tremendous seriousness with which they took it."
(Updated: 09/22/10 NW)