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Procopio Cutò

French entrepreneur

Died when: 76 years 1 days (912 months)
Star Sign: Aquarius

 

Procopio Cutò

Procopio Cutò, or Francesco Procopio Cutò or Francesco Procopio dei Coltelli (9 February 1651 - 10 February 1727) was an Italian chef from Sicily.

Billing himself as a modern Procopius, he founded in 1686 what has become the oldest extant cafe in Paris, Café Procope.

It became the first literary coffeehouse in Paris.For over 200 years the cafe-restaurant attracted notables in the world of arts, politics, and literature.


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