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Georges Briguet, Owner of Le Périgord Restaurant, dies at 85

Georges Briguet was the well-known owner of the famous Le Perigord, a classic French restaurant in Manhattan with a half-century history.

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What Caused the Death of Georges Briguet?

Global condolences are being sent to the late Georges Briguet, who was renowned for his traditional French restaurant in Manhattan for fifty years. But on July 26 in Montauk, New York, he passed away at the age of 85.

His son Jean-Luc confirmed his passing by saying that his father passed away from a heart attack he experienced as he was walking back from the beach.

Georges Briguet Age, Family, and Early Life

Georges Francois Briguet was born in Valais, Switzerland, on February 22, 1937, to Francois and Noellie Briguet, whose families had been vintners in the Alps for seven centuries. He was 85 years old at the time of his death. He was the best know for his french classic restaurant.

georges briguet family

Briguet Restaurant was a family affair because his wife worked there as well as their son Christopher, who was a manager for 30 years. Ms. Le Gall, like Eric, Jean-Luc, an architect, and a grandson, worked at the restaurant for ten years.

Georges Briguet Career, What was his Profession?

For fifty years, Georges Briguet maintained a traditional French eatery in Manhattan. He spent his entire life working at the upscale Zurich hotel Baur au Lac before moving to New York in 1960. He was employed by the Waldorf Astoria’s Marco Polo lounge. In 1964, Briguet and his business partner Willy Krause acquired the eatery, but they didn’t stop there.

At Park Avenue and East 63rd Street, they opened Le Périgord Park, a sister restaurant, in 1969; it closed its doors in 1985. They opened La Reserve in Rockefeller Center with Jean-Louis Missed in 1983 which closed in 2000. But An employee sued the restaurant for unpaid wages in 2015, the same year Briguet entered a guilty plea to federal tax charges. The restaurant was shut down by Briguet after an impasse with the union representing restaurant employees.

Which school and college did he go to?

He graduated from the neighboring city of Sion’s Ecole Tamey.

Georges Briguet Net Worth, How much does he earn?

The net worth of this person is currently unclear due to the lack of publicly accessible personal information. 

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Several online sites claim varying amounts of his net worth as a result we will update you about his net worth once we receive valid information regarding it from a reliable source.

Georges Briguet Wife, What about his relationship?

He was a married man and he had been married to Marie Therese Couteller since 1961 they have three sons Jean-Luc, Christopher, and Eric along with a daughter named Mireille Le Gall.

Was he available on any social media platforms?

We did not find him on other social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter as we assume he might not be available on it or might be available with a different username.

We will update this section if we get any leads in the future regarding his social media presence on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter, or any other platforms.

Physical Appearance of Georges Briguet’s Height, Weight

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Hair ColourSalt and pepper
Eye ColourHazel
Body typeFit
Sexual OrientationStraight

Interesting facts about Georges Briguet’s should be known

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Single/ In a relationship/Married/DivorcedMarried
Current SpouseMarie Therese Couteller