Posts Tagged ‘Jacques Haeringer’

L’Auberge Chez François Goes Casual

It hasn't even been six months since 91-year-old François Haeringer died, leaving behind the famous restaurant that the chef first launched in 1954 in downtown D.C. But since taking over L'Auberge Chez François in Great Falls, where the restaurant relocated in 1976, eldest son Jacques Haeringer has not wasted any time making changes to the […]

Y&H Dining Guide by the Day: L’Auberge Chez François

Jacques Haeringer’s favorite punch line used to go something like this: “Maybe in 40 years, I can retire.” He never had to provide the setup, which was understood: Haeringer’s father, François, was a machine of a man who, even at 91, continued to run his namesake Great Falls restaurant with his own style and single-minded […]

Chef François Haeringer Dies at Age 91

UPDATED 3:50 p.m. 4/4 François Haeringer, the fearsomely proud Alsatian who gave the area a taste of his native cuisine for decades at L'Auberge Chez Francois, died yesterday afternoon at Reston Hospital Center after suffering a fall earlier in the week. He was 91 years old and still working daily in his restaurant. "While doing […]

With Jacques Haeringer Back in the Kitchen, L’Auberge Begins Lunch Service

Earlier this week, I received an e-mail informing me that Jacques Haeringer, the "Chef de Cuisine of the legendary Great Falls, Virginia restaurant, L’Auberge Chef François," would be appearing on the Today show. The morning show appearance was well and good, but the news that caught my attention was that Haeringer was apparently cooking again […]

How François Haeringer Learned to Make Boston Clam Chowder

If you want to learn how to make Boston clam chowder, all you have to do is turn on the Food Network or wander over to Borders and browse through the American regional cookbook section. Or, hell, just type the words into Google and watch the recipes and videos stream into your home. When François Haeringer, […]