The James Beard Foundation's Best of the Best: A 25th Anniversary Celebration of America's Outstanding Chefs

The James Beard Foundation's Best of the Best: A 25th Anniversary Celebration of America's Outstanding Chefs

by Kit Wohl
     
 

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An inspiration for a generation of chefs, James Beard set the standard through his cooking, teaching, consulting, writing, and media appearances. In honor of Beard's unrivaled legacy as the father of the gourmet movement, the James Beard Foundation established the annual James Beard Awards, which recognize excellence in food, beverage, and other culinary industries

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An inspiration for a generation of chefs, James Beard set the standard through his cooking, teaching, consulting, writing, and media appearances. In honor of Beard's unrivaled legacy as the father of the gourmet movement, the James Beard Foundation established the annual James Beard Awards, which recognize excellence in food, beverage, and other culinary industries. As the James Beard Foundation celebrates their 25th anniversary, this lush volume compiles the recipients of the prestigious Outstanding Chef Award, featuring a profile of each winner, along with sumptuous recipes and stunning photography. From Wolfgang Puck to Tom Colicchio, discover the culinary philosophy and passion behind each prizewinner's path to the kitchen, all contained in a beautiful collector's piece.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780811874663
Publisher:
Chronicle Books LLC
Publication date:
03/07/2012
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
757,894
Product dimensions:
12.30(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Kit Wohl, author of six cookbooks celebrating the cuisine of her native New Orleans, is also a photographer, fine artist, and graphic artist.

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