President Reagan with Chef Henry Haller and Carole Haller
This photograph, taken by White House photographer Pete Souza on September 30, 1987, shows President Ronald Reagan shaking hands with Carole Haller while her husband, White House Executive Chef Henry Haller, stands nearby. Reagan invited Chef Haller and his wife to the Oval Office to bid Haller farewell upon his retirement. Haller had served as executive chef at the White House since 1966, during the administration of Lyndon B. Johnson.
This photograph is part of a personal collection belonging to Chef Haller. In the position, Haller served five first families and their distinguished guests from 1966-1987.