The Soul of a Chef
The Journey Toward Perfection
ISBN10: 0141001895 ISBN13: 9780141001890 Publisher: Penguin Group USA Published: Aug 1 2001 Pages: 370 Weight: 0.75lbs. Height: 8.50" Width: 5.50" Depth: 0.75" Language: English
In his second in-depth foray into the world of professional cooking, Michael Ruhlman journeys into the heart of the profession. Observing the rigorous Certified Master Chef exam at the Culinary Institute of America, the most influential cooking school in the country, Ruhlman enters the lives and kitchens of rising star Michael Symon and renowned Thomas Keller of the French Laundry. This fascinating book will satisfy any reader's hunger for knowledge about cooking and food, the secrets of successful chefs, at what point cooking becomes an art form, and more. Like Ruhlman's The Making of a Chef, this is an instant classic in food writing-one of the fastest growing and most popular subjects today.