Une Grande Influence

Since Auguste Escoffier declared French cuisine the world’s finest in the early 20th century, the influence of the French kitchen has traveled the globe.  From Montréal to Morocco to Vietnam, you can tour the world and find French flavors.

IMPORTED BY MICHEL BAUDOUIN Michel started life in a 200-year-old farmhouse in France’s Rhône Valley. His affinity for fine food and wine comes naturally — his father, Emile, was the village’s premier amateur winemaker. Mother Antonia’s way with a roast duck had neighbors and friends “coincidentally” dropping by at dinner time every Sunday.