Richard Hering (cook)

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Richard Hering (born November 18, 1873 in Vienna ; † March 25, 1936 there ) was an Austrian cook . His special achievement was to have published the standard work for cooks - Lexikon der Küche - which is still used today, for the first time in 1907.

At that time Hering was kitchen director at the Vienna Hotel Bristol and later at the Vienna Hotel Metropol . Both hotels fell victim to the Second World War . Hering remained unmarried.


  • Eckehard Methler, Walter Methler: From Henriette Davidis to Erna Horn. Bibliography and collection catalog of household literature. With comments on the question of women (= publications of the Henriette Davidis Cookbook Museum. Vol. 9). Evangelical parish Volmarstein-Oberwengern, Wetter (Ruhr) 2001, ISBN 3-933945-09-7 .

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