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Grant Achatz: The Remarkable Rise of America's Most Celebrated Young Chef

Chicago Tribune Staff - Biography & Autobiography - 2012 - 148 pages
Grant Achatz's career as a chef has been built around beating the odds—from his humble Midwestern beginnings and rise to stardom in Chicago; his iconoclastic vision of the ...
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Grant Achatz, Nick Kokonas - Cooking - 2008 - 396 pages
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The Reach of a Chef: Professional Cooks in the Age of Celebrity

Michael Ruhlman - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 352 pages
The author of The Soul of a Chef looks at the new role of the chef in contemporary culture For his previous explorations into the restaurant kitchen and the men and women who ...
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Heat: An Amateur Cook in a Professional Kitchen

Bill Buford - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 304 pages
A highly acclaimed writer and editor, Bill Buford left his job at The New Yorker for a most unlikely destination: the kitchen at Babbo, the revolutionary Italian restaurant ...
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The Making of a Chef: Mastering Heat at the Culinary Institute of America

Michael Ruhlman - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 320 pages
Documents the author's experience in the United States' most influental cooking school, from the first classroom to the final kitchen, the American Bounty Restaurant.
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Wrestling with Gravy: A Life, with Food

Jonathan Reynolds - Cooking - 2008 - 352 pages
In this inviting feast of a memoir, former New York Times food columnist Jonathan Reynolds dishes up a life that is by turns hilarious and tender–and seasoned with the zest of ...
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Starting from Scratch: Memoirs of a Wandering Cook

Patty Kirk - Cooking - 2008 - 288 pages
A captivating memoir from a cook who's traveled across the globe cooking, tasting, and enjoying good food. Patty Kirk has always loved food: eating it, cooking it, sharing it ...
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Climbing the Mango Trees: A Memoir of a Childhood in India

Madhur Jaffrey - Biography & Autobiography - 2008 - 320 pages
The enchanting autobiography of the seven-time James Beard Award-winning cookbook author and acclaimed actress who taught America how to cook Indian food. Whether climbing the ...
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The Man Who Ate Everything

Jeffrey Steingarten - Cooking - 2011 - 528 pages
Funny, outrageous, passionate, and unrelenting, Vogue's food writer, Jeffrey Steingarten, will stop at nothing, as he makes clear in these forty delectable pieces. Whether he ...
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