Epicurean delight: the life and times of James Beard

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Knopf, Oct 1, 1990 - Biography & Autobiography - 366 pages
Traces the life of flamboyant New York chef James Beard, from his childhood in Portland and operatic training in London to his move to the East, the publishing of his first cookbook, and the training of many great chefs

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In this biography, Jones gives us the ingredients that went into the creation of one of the great 20th-century American chefs. Beard grew up in Portland, Oregon, but aspired to be an actor and moved ... Read full review


Much to Influence My Professional Life
The Most Varied Gastronomical Experience
Years of Wonder

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Jones is married to Judith Jones. The Joneses live in New York City and Vermont.

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