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Becoming a Chef (Revised) (Paperback) (Andrew Dornenburg & Karen Page)

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Essential reading for anyone who loves food, the newly revised James Beard Award-winning Becoming a Chef is an entertaining and up-to-date insider's guide to the chef's profession, providing the first behind-the-scenes look into some of the most celebrated restaurant kitchens across the nation today. More than 60 leading chefs - including some of the newest and brightest stars in the field - discuss the inspiration, effort, and quirks of fate that turned would-be painters, anthropologists, and football players into culinary artists.
Daniel Boulud, Emeril Lagasse, Nancy Silverton, Charlie Trotter, Alice Waters, and dozens of other leading chefs reveal their most significant influences - including childhood memories, formal apprenticeships, world travel, memorable meals, and beloved books - and share their secrets for staying on top. From Mario Batali's thoughts on how to open a restaurant with less than $50,000 to guidance from Gina DePalma, Emily Luchetti, and Amy Scherber on becoming a baker or pastry chef, Becoming a Chef is filled with candid advice and thought-provoking insights for any food lover interested in the secrets of running a successful restaurant or creating inspired cuisine at home.
The updated edition of the book Julia Child called "a 'must' for aspiring chefs"-the James Beard Award-winning guide to one of today's hottest careers
With more and more chefs achieving celebrity status, interest in the exciting world of today's leading chefs is higher than ever. Essential reading for anyone who loves food, Becoming a Chef gives an entertaining and informative insider's look at this dynamic profession, going behind the scenes to look into some of the most celebrated restaurant kitchens across the nation. More than 60 leading chefs-including some of the newest up-and-coming-discuss the inspiration, effort, and quirks of fate that turned would-be painters, anthropologists, and football players into culinary artists.
Andrew Dornenburg and Karen Page (both of New York, NY) are the authors of the bestselling titles Culinary Artistry, Dining Out, Chef's Night Out. Dornenburg has cooked professionally at Arcadia, Judson Grill, and March in New York City and Biba and the East Coast Grill in Boston. Page, the recipient of the 1997 Melitta Bentz Award for Women's Achievement, is a graduate of the Harvard Business School.
Edition: Revised
Number of Pages: 361
Genre: Cooking + Food + Wine
Sub-Genre: Essays
Format: Paperback
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Author: Andrew Dornenburg & Karen Page
Language: English
Street Date: October 10, 2003
TCIN: 11397883
UPC: 9780471152095
Item Number (DPCI): 248-01-7189
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