11 Fun Facts About the White House Kitchen, Including Presidential Eating Habits

Image : Joseph J. Scherschel, and The White House Historical Association
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White House Pastry Chef Ferdinand Louvat baking Christmas cookies in the W.H. kitchen for a children’s holiday party during John F. Kennedy’s administration. Chef Louvat’s background is remarkable: Chef was born near Grenoble, France in 1914, and became a prisoner of war for five years during World War II before coming to the U.S. in 1961.