2003 Letter Signed By Charles Masson on La Grenouille Letterhead to Robert Fairchild of the House of Burgundy, Inc.
(Culinary Arts - United States - Haute Cuisine - La Grenouille)

New York, N.Y.: La Grenouille, 2003. F One side, typed letter, "...We at La Grenouille wish to take this moment to thank you for your ongoing patronage. Although we serve French Cuisine, our corporation, our 60 employees, our vendors and our tax collectors are American. We are grateful for your loyalty and your continued support. Sincerely yours, (signed) Charles Masson"; approx. 8 1/2" x 11" size; letterhead printed red on heavy cream-color paper stock; light wear; in very good condition. Our research indicates that "…"The Frog" became a location of choice among New York, U.S., and eventually international diners, including designers from the nearby New York fashion district. It is the last operating New York French haute cuisine restaurant from the 1960s, and remains, into the new millennium, a highly rated restaurant…" (online source). In 2003, Charles Masson (Jr.) was operating the restaurant; his father, the founding Charles Masson had died in 1975; Robert Fairchild (1943 -2006) member of the Fairchild publishing family was also president of House of Burgundy, a wine import firm; he was an expert on French wines. Very Good Paperback (Item ID: 24399)


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