The secret lives of cooks
What’s it like to be a chef? No, not all chefs are wild-child bad boys. Just some of them.
If you want to know more about the life of a chef or a celebrity chef, this is the place for you. I can’t be the only one who loves reading interviews with chefs, professional cooks or restaurant owners? Trouble is, there are so many great, revealing interviews scattered throughout the Web, publications, websites, blogs, print magazines and journals. How to find them? I’ll give it a try, though, and hope you – and I – learn something new as I scour the Web for you.
I bring you books, interviews, features and news about chefs, cookbook authors, food writers, professional cooks and celebrity chefs, including biographies, memoirs and tales from professional restauranteurs, chefs and cooking experts.
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NEW – Anthony Bourdain Documents the Return of First Celebrity Chef from Exile, The Tonight…
If you’re taking your general unhappiness out on your server — even if you’re not happy with your food — that’s a relationship-ender as far as I’m concerned.
BlogThe secret lives of cooksVideo interviews of note
Anthony Bourdain “weighed in” on today’s most popular food trends, including avocado toast, rosé and truffle oil.
If you love cooking, you should love books about cooks: books, Kindles, article or online features that tell us about the lives of chefs, cookbook authors, professional restaurateurs or people who have played a significant role in food, cooking or the history of food. Besides, some of these guys are really bad boys!
Anthony Bourdain talks (painfully) honestly about his early finances: “I was constantly in debt. I published a few books before Kitchen Confidential, but they were not financial successes. I was given a $10,000 advance for ‘Bone in the Throat,’ which I split 50-50 with my old college roommate, who got me into book publishing. For the second book, ‘Gone Bamboo,’ I probably walked away with around eight grand. When Kitchen Confidential was published, I hadn’t filed taxes in about 10 years…”