How I Learned To Cook: Culinary Educations from the World's Greatest Chefs [NOOK Book]

Overview

Before he was a top chef, Tom Colicchio learned to love cooking when he was still slinging burgers at a poolside snack bar. Barbara Lynch tells the story of lying her way into her first chef's job and then needing to cook her way out of trouble in the galley kitchen of a ship at sea. Stories of mentorship abound: Rick Bayless tells the story of finally working with Julia Child, his childhood hero; Gary Danko of earning the trust of the legendary Madeleine Kamman. How I Learned to Cook is an irresistible treat, a ...
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How I Learned To Cook: Culinary Educations from the World's Greatest Chefs

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Overview

Before he was a top chef, Tom Colicchio learned to love cooking when he was still slinging burgers at a poolside snack bar. Barbara Lynch tells the story of lying her way into her first chef's job and then needing to cook her way out of trouble in the galley kitchen of a ship at sea. Stories of mentorship abound: Rick Bayless tells the story of finally working with Julia Child, his childhood hero; Gary Danko of earning the trust of the legendary Madeleine Kamman. How I Learned to Cook is an irresistible treat, a must-have for anyone who loves food and wants a look into the lives of the men and women who masterfully prepare it.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781596919396
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
  • Publication date: 12/9/2008
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 1,328,083
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.25 (h) x 0.81 (d)
  • File size: 710 KB

Meet the Author

Kimberly Witherspoon is a literary agent at Inkwell Management.

Peter Meehan contributes regularly to the New York Times and to Life magazine. He helped bring the popular public television series How to Cook Everything: Bittman Takes on America┬╣s Chefs and Barbecue University with Steven Raichlen to the small screen and recently coauthored Brunch: 100 Recipes from Five Points Restaurant with chef Marc Meyer. He lives in New York City.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 6, 2007

    Totally relatable

    I happend to be a chef myself, my sister gave me this book as a gift and found it to be a wonderful book! Each chapter in the book has a chef telling their tales of their experience in the kitchen and how they felt for the first time of making mistakes. It shows me that everyone is entitled to falling but always some how rise back to the top. It was totally relatiable to me and maybe to you as well!

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