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Lori Louise Lawrence-Forrest Edit Profile

restaurateur

Lori Louise Lawrence-Forrest, American restaurateur. Recipient award dessert category Cook Your Way to France Professional Chef's Contest, 1990. Member San Francisco Professional Food Society.

Background

Lawrence-Forrest, Lori Louise was born on October 12, 1950 in Brockton, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of Hallett Thompson and Dorothy Mae (McElroy) Lawrence-Forrest.

Education

Associate of Arts, Canada College, Redwood City, California, 1970. Postgraduate, Chapman College, 1972. Postgraduate, Foothill College, 1974.

Career

Owner, operator The Natural Gourmet, Palo Alto, California, 1976-1982, Quiche Lori, Palo Alto, 1982-1987, Lori's Kitchens, Palo Alto, 1982-1991, The Rose & Crown, Palo Alto, 1990-2001. The Lithia Fountain & Grill, Ashland, Oregon, 2001-2007. The French Connection LLC, Ashland, Oregon 2008-present. Contributor articles to publications.

Membership

Member San Francisco Professional Food Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Oenology, foreign travel, sailplaning, skiing, hiking.

Connections

Married David John Forrest, 1994 (divorced 2003) 1 child, Cameron Stuart Forrest.

father:
Hallett Thompson Lawrence

mother:
Dorothy Mae (McElroy) Lawrence

child:
Cameron Stuart Forrest Forrest

(former) spouse:
David John Forrest - Scotland