"We have had the opportunity to frequent the best restaurants in the world as well as polishing off a sandwich onboard a train but we have never prepared the food!...” It couldn’t be clearer. Attentive to others, Mort knew how to translate the emotion of passing time, a candle that flickers, and a frantic or absent glance with music. He could equally have succeeded as a chef."
"Drink in moderation. Eat in moderation.Moderation: this is something that we have never brought to our table. It was customary in the microcosm of show business to call oneself Coco to have a bite to eat. How awful, what heresy. Boasting solid cookery courses with some of the great names in haute cuisine – Troisgros, Girardet or Guérard, we take great care in front of the ovens in our respective kitchens to prepare in turn or in teams, celebratory meals for evenings among friends."