André Gayot

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André Gayot (3 October 1929) is a restaurant critic from France. With his friends Henri Gault and Christian Millau, he coined and promoted the term "Nouvelle Cuisine" in the 1960s.[1]

In 1981 he began publishing a series of restaurant guidebooks known as Gayot Guides.

In 2005 Gayot was named an Officer of the Legion of Honor,[2] France's highest civilian honor.


  1. ^ Christian MILLAU (16 December 2010). Dictionnaire amoureux de la gastronomie. EDI8 - PLON. ISBN 978-2-259-21171-0. 
  2. ^ La Légion d’Honneur

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