"A Woman's Place is in the Kitchen": The Evolution of Women Chefs

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Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1998 - Cookbooks - 312 pages
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Startlingly honest, informative, and provocative, this work represents the most comprehensive survey of today's women professional chefs. Over 7,000 women in the food industry across the U.S. responded to Ann Cooper's call. Combined with her tenacious research, hundreds of personal interviews, and over 20 years of professional experience, Cooper has unified the voices of these women to deliver the most informative and inspirational book on the subject. B&W photos.

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This excellent book by the executive chef at the Putney Inn in Putney, Vermont, examines the role of women in the male-dominated professional kitchen. Surveying 500 women chefs, Cooper covers the ... Read full review


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Cooper was Executive Chef of The Putney Inn in Vermont for nine years and is now the Executive Chef of the The Ross School & a consultant for The Culinary Institute of America. She has been featured in The New York Times, The Boston Globe, Travel & Leisure and other media.

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