Back of the House: The Secret Life of a Restaurant

Back of the House: The Secret Life of a Restaurant

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Paperback, Berkley Publishing Group, 2013, ISBN13 9780425256107, ISBN10 0425256103
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BACK OF THE HOUSE

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 on Main, in Boston. He became part of the family, experiencing the drama first-hand. Here, Haas exposes the inner life of a chef, what it takes to make food people crave, and how to achieve greatness in a world that demands more than passion and a sharp set of knives.
A lens into what motivates and inspires all chefs including Thomas Keller, Andrew Carmellini, whose stories are also shared here "Back of the House" will change the way you think about food and about the complicated people who cook it and serve it."

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Number of Pages: 302
Number in Series: 1
Original Languages: English
Author: Haas, Scott
Book Format: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
ISBN-13: 9780425256107
Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H): 5.50 x 8.25 x 0.75 Inches
ISBN-10: 0425256103
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