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Chef Biography Resources

Google Advance Search: 
1) Type in the word biography and if needed the word chef in the box with all of the words
2) Type in the full name of the chef you want to research within the with the exact phrase box
3) Then hit the search button.

Biographical Dictionary
Includes more than 33,000 brief biographies of notable men and women covering ancient times to the present day. The dictionary can be searched by names, dates, positions held, professions, literary and artistic works, achievements, and other keywords. Includes suggested ways to use for students and teachers and an annotated list of other biographical resources on the Internet. Updated regularly.
http://www.s9.com/biography/  or  http://www.s9.com/biography/search.html

Search or browse 25,000 biographies of notable personalities from antiquity to the present. The profiles range from one paragraph to several. Searchable by name of person only. Entries include dates, career information, and alternate spellings/versions of the name. More recent entries can include photograph, list of works, video, and related Web links. Material comes from the Cambridge Encyclopedia Database, the Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, as well as the A&E family that includes the Biography and History Channels and Biography Magazine.
http://www.biography.com/ or http://www.biography.com/search/index.jsp (10 January 2008)

Columbia Encyclopedia - 6th Edition
Containing nearly 51,000 entries (marshalling six and one-half million words on a vast range of topics), and with more than 80,000 hypertext cross-references, the current Sixth Edition is among the most complete and up-to-date encyclopedias ever produced.  http://www.bartleby.com/65/

Encyclopaedia Britannica Online
A reference site for students, educators, and parents synthesizing editorially reviewed reviewed websites and the Encyclopaedia Britannica.  http://www.britannica.com

Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia
Wikipedia is a multilingual Web-based free-content encyclopedia wiki service. Wikipedia is written collaboratively by volunteers, allowing most articles to be changed by anyone with access to a web browser.  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page


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