Letters to a Young Chef

Letters to a Young Chef : The Art of Mentoring

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From the reinvention of French food through the fine dining revolution in America, Daniel Boulud has been witness to, and creator of, our contemporary food culture. A modern man with a classical foundation, he speaks with the authority that comes from a lifetime of experience, and no small amount of passion, about the vocation of creating and serving food. Part memoir, part advice book, part recipe book, this delicious celebration of the art of cooking will delight and enlighten chefs of all kinds, from passionate amateurs to serious professionals.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 124.5 x 200.7 x 15.2mm | 158.76g
  • The Perseus Books Group
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0465007775
  • 9780465007776
  • 179,239

About Daniel Boulud

Daniel Boulud was born in France in 1955 and trained under renowned chefs Roger Verge, Georges Blanc, and Michel Guerard. He moved to the United States, where he served as Executive Chef at Le Cirque in New York. In 1993 he opened Daniel, Zagat's top-rated New York restaurant for two years running, followed by Cafe Boulud and DB Moderne. Among numerous other awards, he has been named "Chef of the Year" by Bon Appetit, and has received Gourmet's "Top Table" award. He lives in New York City.show more