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ISBN: 0141001895 / ISBN-13: 9780141001890

The Soul of a Chef: The Journey Toward Perfection

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Ruhlman's masterful storytelling combines with his immense love of food to reveal the men and women whose main goal is to serve food of perfection. ... Show synopsis

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junglechef

The Real Thing

by junglechef on Feb 17, 2011

I bought this book and Kitchen Confidential, by Anthony Bourdain because I have been a Chef all my life and am marrying a woman who has no experience with my lifestyle, motivations and inspirations. I feel that each of these books, in entirely different ways, represent a very real view of professional chefs. I have always liked this Ruhlman book, but must confess to not caring that much for his others.

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proof1

The Soul of a Writer

by proof1 on Jan 10, 2008

Michael Ruhlman portrays the workings of three important contemporary chefs. He does so with a keen sense of human nature, knowledge of the intricacies of "chef-dom", and a gentle humility. The book reminds me of an upward spiral, moving from a chef who is having difficulty with a Master exam, to a chef with creative chutzpah, Michael Symon, to the amazing creator of the French Laundry, Thomas Keller. This book is easy to read and sometimes hard to put second to other demands. The world is a better place for having a book like this to read. I have gratitude for Michael Ruhlman as I am better off for having read it.

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