25 Feb '11, 11am

Oscars head chef cooks up celebrity feast: Austrian Wolfgang Puck is in charge of the 250 chefs and 600 waiters

Oscars head chef cooks up celebrity feast: Austrian Wolfgang Puck is in charge of the 250 chefs and 600 waiters

Austrian Wolfgang Puck is in charge of the 250 chefs and 600 waiters who aim to serve up a feast worthy of Tinsel Town's finest. -- PHOTO: REUTERS HOLLYWOOD - THE chef in charge of feeding 1,600 diners after the Oscars on Sunday unveiled his menus ahead of the Hollywood mega-bash - including a royal tribute to front-runner film The King's Speech. Austrian Wolfgang Puck, who has been catering for the Academy Awards for the last 17 years, is in charge of the 250 chefs and 600 waiters who aim to serve up a feast worthy of Tinsel Town's finest. 'We make something different every year. This year my tribute to The King's Speech is the entree of pan-roasted Dover Sole with fennel, olives, haricots verts, tomatoes, lemon, sherry, and olive oil,' he told AFP. Preparations for the Governors Ball, the feast which follows immediately after Sunday's Oscars show, started a month ago whe...

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