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  • Don't Try This At Home: Culinary Catastrophes from the World's Greatest Chefs
  • Kimberly Witherspoon
  • English
  • 10 January 2019
  • 9781596910706

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Don't Try This At Home: Culinary Catastrophes from the World's Greatest Chefs Download ñ 2 Ey are revealing A delicious reminder that even the chefs we most admire aren't always perfect Don't Try This at Home is a must have for anyone who loves food or is fascinated by those who masterfully prepare i I love to read Anthony Bourdain He is brilliant Honest and sarcastic He is than willing to be self deprecating and call others on their BS So when I saw a book featuring short tales from various famous and infamous Mario Batali chefs I grabbed it Unfortunately most chefs aren t Anthony Bourdain most are apparently pompous little snots Too often their culinary catastrophes occurred when they were very young were blamed upon another or were just so boring you couldn t care When reading any of Mr Bourdain s books I will find myself laughing so hard I am crying There were few stories in this book that even made me smileI would be hard pressed to pick out the worst but one that is close is the story by Tamasin Day Lewis Her story is about a cooking disaster when she was a student at Cambridge involving hanging a bunch of grouse I cannot begin to fathom what tiny percentage of readers would consider this an engaging anecdote And as a home cook I wanted disasters not oh the chef was mean or they didn t like me because I am an American Or I should have never agreed to cater cook outside the kitchen There are a few stories of brilliant saves my favorite the massive meringue that was really a trash bag stuffed with chef s whites and the lamb that set off the sprinkler system and the young chef to be who toured France with a good suit and dined alone and later learned that he was being mistaken for a Michelin reviewerBourdain s contribution is hilarious

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Don't Try This At Home: Culinary Catastrophes from the World's Greatest Chefs Download ñ 2 E outrageous true tales from their kitchens From hiring a blind line cook to flooding the room with meringue to being terrorized by a French owl these behind the scenes accounts are as wildly entertaining as th Cast in its most positive light with the exception of language that is in my opinion inappropriate to the situation or the reading audience this collection of chefs outrageous true tales depicts the restaurant industry as the downstairs of the Public Television series Upstairs Downstairs What societal pressures created these often mean spirited chefs and cooks who cannot ask for help identify that they even need help or acknowledge at the time to the customer the food catastrophe and how they created it by their own driving planning timing preparation inflated ego lack of knowledge etc and how they plan to make it right When did honesty become the last policy One chef goes so far as cast blame on the dogs Michel Richard s AlibiWith these glimpses of what goes on behind the scenes can I comfortably eat out againPage 194But we had big problems finding support in the kitchen or the dining room It uickly became apparent to me that no matter how many ads we ran in the paper and no matter how many phone calls I made we were going to have trouble filling all the positions As for the few employees that we did manage to find locals who had worked in diners and greasy spoon joints they could barely handle the pressure Most of them stopped showing up for work after a few day never to be heard from againI hope that the chef of preceding paragraph Pino Luongo learned to do market research before buying and developing subseuent properties He kept shooting the messengers the work force available to him in the remote area where HE CHOSE to locate As for the pressure he mentions it was his creation What could he do to reduce the pressure on new employees so they wanted to return to work

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