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The Great Unknown


Heinz Enggist, whose death this fall struck a chord with dozens of local chefs, was considered the unsung hero of Richmond cuisine, never in the spotlight but always respected for his consummate European technique in the kitchen. The Swiss master chef gave 30 years to the private Commonwealth Club, training young apprentices and serving what many consider the most fabulous food a city can offer to its brides, corporate leaders and world travelers.

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