The funeral of Paul Bocuse will be celebrated on Friday in Saint-Jean Cathedral in Lyon. This was announced by his family who said that the ceremony will start at 10:30 am.
It will be celebrated by Father Emmanuel Payen.
Lyon to celebrate the ‘pope of French gastronomy’
Paul Bocuse died on Saturday at the age of 91 in his famous restaurant in Collonges-au-Mont-d’ Or (Rhône), near Lyon.
Ambassador of French cuisine around the world, “Monsieur Paul” had been suffering for several years from Parkinson’s disease
“When the time comes, I too will end up in the oven. I want my ashes to be scattered in the Saône, which flows right past my house. It is the river of my life”, he told L’Express in 2005.
Hommage to Paul Bocuse, founder of French “nouvelle cuisine”