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Chef's Story
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Founder of The French Culinary Institute and The Italian Culinary Academy, Dorothy Hamilton is chairwoman emerita for life of the American Institute of Wine and Food and was chairwoman of the board of trustees for the James Beard Foundation. She lives in New York and Connecticut. Patric Kuh is the author of The Last Days of Haute Cuisine: The Coming of Age of American Restaurants, which won the 2002 James Beard Award for writing on food. He is the restaurant critic for Los Angeles Magazine, and he lives in Los Angeles.

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Although simply a collection of biographically enhanced introductions similar to those found in cookbooks, this companion to the PBS series is quite an entertaining read. Fans of these chefs-many of whom are authors and/or have television shows-are given nuanced insights into the roads that led each chef to the stove. This work also provides inspiration to scores of neophytes in waiting. Bobby Flay offers that salt brings the other flavors together, while Marcus Samuelsson writes of learning at the foot of his grandmother that time and taste are inseparable. Cat Cora thinks that the South produced great bluesmen, writers, and cooks-perhaps, she allows, because of the heat. This collection would have been more appealing had it been more diverse. Of the 27 chefs, three are women and only one a person of color; most are American-born white males. Perhaps a sequel is being cooked up to serve readers an abundance of cultures. Recommended for medium to large libraries.-Steven G. Fullwood, Schomburg Ctr. Lib., New York Copyright 2007 Reed Business Information.

..".quite an entertaining read...nuanced insights...provides inspiration to scores of neophytes in waiting."--Library Journal

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