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Larry Forgione

Larry Forgione

American chef and author
Larry Forgione
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Intro American chef and author
Is Chef
From United States of America
Type Food and Drinks
Gender male
Birth 1952
Age 69 years
Education
Culinary Institute of America
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Biography

Larry Forgione (born 1952) is a chef in the United States. He is known for his work at the An American Place restaurant in New York City and several notable chefs apprenticed with him (including Christina Machamer, David Shalleck, Melissa Kelly (chef) and Alexandra Guarnaschelli).{citation: The Home Cook; 2017} His son, Marc Forgione, has his own restaurant and competes on Iron Chef America.

Forgione was born on Long Island, New York, in 1952. He attended the Culinary Institute of America. He received an America’s Best Chef recognition from the James Beard Foundation and Chef of the Year honors from the Culinary Institute of America.

Forgione cofounded American Spoon Foods, a specialty food maker in northern Michigan. His An American Place Cookbook won the James Beard Award for Best American Cookbook.

Forgione's remake of Lord & Taylor Cafés into Signature Cafés (since rebranded as Lord & Taylor Signature) was part of the department store's 2003 restructuring.

On April 18, 2019, Forgione was found guilty of involuntary vehicular manslaughter in the city of Santa Barbara, CA. Forgione ran a red light and struck and killed 90-year-old Gilbert Ramirez (a World War Two vet) while Ramirez was legally crossing the street. On July 16, 2019, Forgione was sentenced to two months in jail.

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 02 Aug 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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http://www.starchefs.com/cooking/?q=node/136
https://web.archive.org/web/20140407115957/http://www.starchefs.com/cooking/?q=node/136
https://www.keyt.com/news/santa-barbara-s-county/forgione-trial-jury-returns-guilty-verdict/1070339756
https://www.keyt.com/news/crime/fatal-state-street-accident-sends-famous-chef-to-jail/1096006657
http://isni.org/isni/0000000035914276
https://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n94104157
https://viaf.org/viaf/46000034
https://www.worldcat.org/identities/lccn-n94104157
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