Get At the Chef's Table: Culinary Creativity in Elite PDF

By Vanina Leschziner

ISBN-10: 0804787972

ISBN-13: 9780804787970

This e-book is set the inventive paintings of cooks at most sensible eating places in manhattan and San Francisco. according to interviews with cooks and commentary in eating place kitchens, the booklet explores the query of ways and why cooks make offerings concerning the dishes they wear their menus. It solutions this query by means of reading a complete variety of parts, together with cooks' careers, eating place scores and stories, social networks, how cooks take into consideration foodstuff and move approximately developing new dishes, and the way prestige impacts their paintings and careers.
Chefs at most sensible eating places face competing pressures to carry advanced and inventive dishes, and navigate industry forces to run a ecocnomic enterprise in an with awfully excessive bills and coffee revenue margins. making a exact and unique culinary kind lets them stand out available in the market, yet making the usual foodstuff that many shoppers wish guarantees that they could remain in enterprise. cooks needs to make offerings among those competing pressures. In explaining how they achieve this, this publication makes use of the case learn of excessive food to research, extra in general, how humans in inventive occupations navigate a context that's rife with uncertainty, excessive pressures, and contradicting forces.

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