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- John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2009; US$ 45.00
Master the mysteries of wine. The study of wine and beverages has become integral to hospitality education. The Wine, Beer, and Spirits Handbook demystifies the wine and wine-making process, examining not only the making and flavor profiles of wine, beer, and spirits, but also the business of wine service as practiced by a chef or sommelier. Unique... more...
- University of California Press 2008; US$ 68.95
Ten years after the publication of the highly acclaimed, award-winning Côte D'Or: A Celebration of the Great Wines of Burgundy , the "Bible of Burgundy," Clive Coates now offers this thoroughly revised and updated sequel. This long-awaited work details all the major vintages from 2006 back to 1959 and includes thousands of recent tasting notes of... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2010; US$ 75.00
Over the past twenty-five years, renowned critic Robert M. Parker, Jr., has visited both legendary and fledgling wineries all over the world and has tasted hundreds of thousands of wines. Only a fraction of those wines have earned his highest ratings and are considered by him to be truly legendary. In his latest book, Parker brings together what he... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2009; US$ 6.99
This is the resource book for vegetarian travelers. -- Healing Retreats. "This is a terrific and much-needed guidebook that makes traveling easy and worry-free for vegetarians. It lists and rates vegetarian restaurants and also reports on the best places to find produce." -- Society of American Travel Writers Foundation. "... a handy... more...
- University of California Press 2010; US$ 34.95
The best wine and food pairings create harmony among unexpected flavors. Chardonnay, Riesling, and Merlot are classic pairing choices, but less conventional grape varieties like Albariño, Grenache, Grüner Veltliner, Malbec, and Tempranillo are becoming increasingly popular, coveted by those with curious palates and a taste for good value. In Daring... more...
- Neil Wilson Publishing 2012; US$ 11.99
A classic work on Scotch and its origins, Lockhart's book has long been regarded as a whisky classic. Including the foreword written by his late son in 1995, fully updated and revised, this book covers some of the lesser known episodes in the industry's history. In particular the author's family's involvement with Balmenach Distilery on Speyside is... more...
- Wiley 2006; US$ 31.00
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...
- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 18.99
One morning while reading Barron?s, Kara Newman took note of a casual bit of advice offered by famed commodities trader Jim Rogers. “Buy breakfast,? he told investors, referring to the increasing value of pork belly and frozen orange juice futures. The statement inspired Newman to take a closer look at agricultural commodities, from the iconic pork... more...
- Wiley 2006; US$ 71.50
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...
- Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 104.00
Wine Tasting: A Professional Handbook is an essential guide for any professional or serious connoisseur seeking to understand both the theory and practice of wine tasting. From techniques for assessing wine properties and quality, including physiological, psychological, and physicochemical sensory evaluation, to the latest information on types of... more...