The Perfectionist: Life and Death in Haute Cuisine (Google eBook)

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Penguin, May 19, 2005 - Cooking - 368 pages
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Review: The Perfectionist: Life and Death in Haute Cuisine

User Review  - Lynne - Goodreads

LOVED this book. It was well researched and although the basis is the life and death of Bernard Loiseau - it really is about French cuisine. The history of the Michelin stars, the history of classical ... Read full review

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User Review  - Carol Hukari - Goodreads

An absorbing tale of a Michelangelo chef with three stars. His rise to fame overshadowed only by his accomplishments and his untimely end. A very good read Read full review

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Contents

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
ILUXE CALME ET VOLUPTÉ
IICLERMONTFERRAND
IIILE GUIDE MICHELINand the others
IVAPPRENTICESHIP
Paris with Pygmalion 19721975
A Rocky Start in Saulieu 19751976
VIIBUILDING LE STYLE LOISEAU19771982
XEXIT CHANTAL ENTER DOMINIQUE
XITHE BIG PUSH
XIITHE LOISEAU DECADE
Bernards Bipolar World
XIVTHINGS FALL APART
XVDÉNOUEMENT
XVITHE THIRD LIFE OF LA CÔTE DOR
INDEX

VIIIBACHELOR DAYS IN SAULIEU19771982
IXA MARRIAGE AN ACQUISITION AND A BREAKDOWN

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About the author (2005)

Freelance writer and author, RUDOLPH CHELMINSKI has been living in Europe ever since the sixties, when he was sent to Paris as a writer for "LIFE" magazine. He has also written for "Smithsonian, Playboy, Readers Digest, Wired, Atlantic Monthly, Town & Country, Fortune, Money, People, Time," and many other publications.

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