Download e-book for iPad: At the Chef's Table: Culinary Creativity in Elite by Vanina Leschziner

By Vanina Leschziner

ISBN-10: 0804787972

ISBN-13: 9780804787970

This publication is set the artistic paintings of cooks at best eating places in big apple and San Francisco. according to interviews with cooks and commentary in eating place kitchens, the e-book explores the query of ways and why cooks make offerings concerning the dishes they wear their menus. It solutions this query via studying an entire variety of components, together with cooks' careers, eating place rankings and studies, social networks, how cooks take into consideration meals and pass approximately growing new dishes, and the way prestige impacts their paintings and careers.
Chefs at best eating places face competing pressures to convey advanced and inventive dishes, and navigate marketplace forces to run a ecocnomic enterprise in an with really excessive expenditures and occasional revenue margins. making a detailed and unique culinary kind permits them to stand out out there, yet making the commonly used nutrients that many purchasers wish guarantees that they could remain in company. cooks needs to make offerings among those competing pressures. In explaining how they accomplish that, this publication makes use of the case research of excessive food to research, extra commonly, how humans in inventive occupations navigate a context that's rife with uncertainty, excessive pressures, and contradicting forces.

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