TITLE

THE BEST OF THE BEST

AUTHOR(S)
Hellman, Geoffrey T.
PUB. DATE
March 1962
SOURCE
New Yorker;3/10/1962, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p47
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article profiles chef Joseph Donon who retired from employment by the Twombly Estates in New York City's 20 Exchange Place, in the spring of 1955, when he was 67. Donon had been on the payroll of the same family since he became head cook on April 2, 1917 to Mrs. Hamilton McK. Twombly, daughter of William H. Vanderbilt. Donon's recollections about his personal life, his career as a cook, and his experiences working for the Twomblys for 38 years are presented.
ACCESSION #
22809319

 

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