One evening in June 1949, on invitation from Pancho Barnes, Vince Barnett arrived at the Happy Bottom Riding Club, as usual incognito, however this time dressed as the head chef. His disguise was surprisingly successful, thanks to a carefully sculpted fake mustache, a pristine white chef’s hat, and a kitchen apron that helped to hide his identity from the unsuspecting Club diners. He let the hostesses serving dinners that evening in on his plans for the prank. After ensuring that the dinner service was running smoothly, Barnett decided it was time to make his appearance.
With a flourish of exaggerated French accents and impressive culinary lingo, accompanied by Bella, one of the club’s [Read More]