"Michael has perfect recipes that combine hand-picked ingredients with awesome fresh flavors. He gives you simple and delicious food prepared with love…what could be better! You'll make lots of friends with this cookbook." --Emeril Lagasse
"Cooking from Michael's Genuine Food is like getting a private master class in the art of eating well. Michael effortlessly pulls back the curtain on pretense and pomp to reveal recipe after recipe of satisfying food. His approach to food is warm, casual, and—well—always genuine." --Gail Simmons
"Michael's food is honest, his flavors bold, and his approach to sourcing ingredients thoroughly modern." --Tom Colicchio
"The food at Michael’s restaurant is always a delicious treat. Now with this wonderful book we can all have it at home. Yummy!" --Maida Heatter
"The recipes featured in Michael’s cookbook are full of a sunny Florida spirit, and are the kinds of dishes I love to eat with friends. They are honest, ingredient-driven, and full of flavor." --Daniel Boulud
"Michael Schwartz is truly one of the greatest American chefs of our day. My favorite part of trips to Miami isn't the beach or the nightlife; it's my meal at Michael's Genuine. I can't wait to make his Roasted Sweet Onions, BLT Salad, and Slow-Roasted Short Ribs with Romesco Sauce--my mouth is watering just thinking about them!" --Katie Lee
MICHAEL SCHWARTZ, a James Beard Award winner and former Top Chef guest judge, is the chef-owner of Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink in Miami and the Cayman Islands. Since opening in March 2007, the restaurant has been lauded by the press, including the New York Times, Food & Wine, Gourmet, Esquire, and Condé Nast Traveler.
JOANN CIANCIULLI has written nearly a dozen cookbooks, most recently the acclaimed L.A.’s Original Farmers Market Cookbook, and has collaborated with noted chefs, including Michael Mina and Tyler Florence.