Cafe Chambord was an American restaurant that served French haute cuisine. Original owner was Roger Chauveron who opened it in 1936 then sold it in 1950 to move to Deviat Charente France till 1956 then returned to New York to open the Cafe Chauveron on 53'rd and Lexington . After the success for many years he moved on to Florida to Open another Cafe Chauveron in Bal Harbor
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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 Sullavan and Martin Gabel.
- Markets and Menus, The New Yorker, March 30, 1957, p. 106. Describes the Chambord's new frozen food line.
- Chambord at Cote Basque Is Closed, The New York Times, August 13, 1964, p. 19. "Le Cafe Chambord at La Côte Basque, one of the most elegant restaurants in Manhattan, has closed its doors."