Cafe Chambord

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Cafe Chambord was an American restaurant that served French haute cuisine.


The Chambord was opened in 1936.[1] It was located at 803 Third Avenue and closed in 1963.[1]


By the mid-1950s, the Chambord was co-owned by Henry Margolis, a New York entrepreneur and theatrical producer, and his partner Phil Rosen, who ran the restaurant on a daily basis. Margolis was often seen there entertaining theatrical friends like Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Margaret Sullivan and Martin Gabel.


  1. ^ a b "Le Cafe Chambord". The Chef and Restaurant Database. Retrieved October 7, 2012. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Markets and Menus, The New Yorker, March 30, 1957, p. 106. Describes the Chambord's new frozen food line.