story George Crum invented potato chips. August 24, 1853, in the resort of Saratoga Springs (USA), working chef Moon Lake Lodge restaurant. One customer ordered fries, and he did not like he came back dish, and said to the chief that the potato was fat. Crum decided to make a joke and sliced potatoes in a thin layer. And the client liked the dish. This dish has become known as Saratoga Chips" in the 19th century.