Carême, Marie Antoine

Carême, Marie Antoine märē´ äNtwän´ kärĕm´ [key], 1784–1833, celebrated French cook and gastronomist. He was chef for Talleyrand, Czar Alexander I, George IV, and Baron Rothschild. His writings on the culinary art include L'Art de la cuisine française (5 vol., 1833–34).

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