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- Penguin Group US 2013; US$ 9.99
Food writer and clinical psychologist Scott Haas wanted to know what went on inside the mind of a top chef?and what kind of emotional dynamics drove the fast-paced, intense interactions inside a great restaurant. To capture all the heat and hunger, he spent eighteen months immersed in the kitchen of James Beard Award-winner Tony Maws? restaurant, Craigie... more...
- Ten Speed Press 2013; US$ 25.00
Taking cues from works by Andy Warhol, Frida Kahlo, and Matisse, pastry chef Caitlin Freeman, of Miette bakery and Blue Bottle Coffee fame, creates a collection of uniquely delicious dessert recipes (with step-by-step assembly guides) that give readers all they need to make their own edible masterpieces. From a fudge pop based on an Ellsworth Kelly... more...
- Appetite by Random House 2013; US$ 27.95
Host a dinner party * Make a bed * Set a table * Use the proper fork * Polish silver * Prepare high tea * Present a calling card * Make conversation * Fold a shirt ... all with the charm, ease and sophistication of a butler. In a clear, straightforward style, Charles MacPherson lays out the essentials of entertaining and household management... more...
- Wiley 2001; US$ 80.00
Catering and special events are a fast-growing area in today's food and beverage industry. On-premise catering accounts for about two-thirds of all catering sales, encompassing food produced on-sit in hotels, wedding facilities, conference centers, clubs and other venues. This book--the only one of its kind--covers the concepts and information that... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2000; US$ 15.00
The ultimate tool for mobile vegetarians, vegans and travelers looking for a good, healthy meal. Over 1,000 restaurants are described, with hundreds featured in great detail and reviewed using the unique Artichoke Trail rating system. Food stores and markets serving the vegetarian community are also listed, as well as facts and interesting tidbits... more...
- John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2002; US$ 85.00
For more than a decade, Purchasing: Selection and Procurement for the Hospitality Industry has set the standard for how the principles and practice of purchasing have been taught at universities, colleges, and culinary schools. Now, in its Fifth Edition, this cornerstone volume has been revised to address the latest technological tools used in... more...
- Wiley 2002; US$ 59.50
Create, manage, and grow a successful foodservice operation in any cultural institution The Complete Guide to Foodservice in Cultural Institutions provides insight, strategies, and information needed to run an appealing, efficient, and profitable foodservice operation that lives up to the commitment, standards, and quality expectations of any cultural... more...
- John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2006; US$ 52.00
A Compendium of Purchasing Principles for the Culinary Professional Purchasing For Chefs is unlike any other purchasing book on the market. It presents accurate, focused information that tells busy chefs what to do and how to do it. Unencumbered by theory and speculation, this practical guide can be read quickly and its principles can be implemented... more...
- John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2006; US$ 49.50
A ready resource of the standards by which foods are measured, purchased, and inspected SPECS: The Foodservice and Purchasing Specification Manual is a must-have reference manual for the standards by which food is measured, specified for purchase, and inspected upon delivery to ensure that the foodservice operation is getting the value it is paying... more...