L'atelier of JoŽl Robuchon: The Artistry of a Master Chef and His Protťgťs

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Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1998 - Cookery, French - 247 pages
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Presented in this body of culinary artistry, this atelier is a glimpse of the inner workings of Chef Joel Robuchon's kitchen, his philosophy, his eight favorite products, his own internationally acclaimed recipes, and those of five of his proteges, trained in his atelier. Joel Robuchon is recognized as being one of the greatest chefs in the world. In this book, he has welcomed us into his privileged and secret universe, so that we may gain a better understanding of his inspiration, share in his knowledge, discover his work methods, his way of choosing ingredients, and of expressing and marrying flavors.

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PATRICIA WELLS is a former food critic for the Parisian newspaper L'Expressand now writes the restaurant column for the International Herald Tribune. Wells has written numerous cookbooks, which have been translated into several languages, including her translation of Joel Robuchon's Simply French, which won the 1991 James Beard Foundation Award for the Best International Cookbook.

JOEL ROBUCHON, the winner of the prized "Meilleur Ouvrier de France" award, with a three-star rating in the Michelin Guide, is one of the world's greatest chefs. He has already published several books of delicious recipes, including two that have been translated into English: Simply French in 1991 and Joel Robuchon's Cooking Through the Seasons in 1995. Robuchon has also done a number of other books in his native French tongue, and in 1996 hosted a daily television program called "Cook Like a Great Chef" on France's number one television channel, TFI.

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