French Dining School

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Gender MALE
Industry Tourism
Occupation Cooking School
Location St Goueno, Brittany, France
Introduction Life is too short to drink bad wine
Interests World Cuisine, Cooking, friends around the fire, great food and wines, cold beers, walking, mushroom collecting, music, art, walking the dog, theatre, drama, films, reading, learning French, cycling, gardening, showing people how to make wonderful food.
Favorite Movies Julie & Julia, Eat Drink Man Woman, Babette's Feast, La Grande Bouffe, Festen, The Blue Dragon, Lost in Translation, Fried Green Tomatoes, Hotel New Hampshire, The World According to Garb, La Cage Aux Folles, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, A Private Function, Victor Victoria, The Life of Brian, In Brugges, Sharpshooter, The Mission, The Wizard of Oz, La Vie en Rose, Dolores Claiborne, The Meaning of Life, Moulin Rouge
Favorite Music Fourplay, The Dubliners, Eric Clapton, Earth Wind and Fire, The Beatles, Aerosmith, Jimi Hendrix, John Coltrane, Incognito, coldplay
Favorite Books In Defense of Food by Michael Pollan Champagne Exercises by Joan Oliphant Fraser, Old Roses by Graham Murphy, A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini, The Cook and the Gardener by Amanda Hesser, A New Earth by Eckhart Tolle, Five Quarters of the Orange by Joanne Harris, Mastering the Art of French Cooking by Julia Child, The Debt to Pleasure by John Lanchester, The Winter's Tale by William Shakespeare, The Faber Book of Irish Verse by John Delaney, A Son called Gabriel by Damian McNicholls, En Provance by Richard Dallas, Contemporary French Cuisine by Olivier Roellinger, A History of Everyday Things in England 1066-1799 by Marjorie Quennell, Samuel Pepys by Claire Tomalin, The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett, Life in the World Unseen by Anthony Borgia, A Passion for Caviar by Susie Brockmann, The Celestine Prophency by James Redfield, Dubliners by James Joyce, Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Caroll, At Swim Two Birds by Flan O'Brian, A Year at Ballymaloe by Darina Allen, , The Uncommon Reader by Alan Bennett, The Brain Food Diet by Frank Ryan, The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame, The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Steig Larsson; 100 Simple things you can do to prevent Alzheimer's and age related memory loss by Jean Carper

Which French writer and philospher in 1549 said "The art of dining well is no slight art, the pleasure no slight pleasure"?