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The Reach of a Chef Ruhlman tries to define the chef's role in our ''sprawling, food-neurotic country'' by profiling trendsetters from Masayoshi Takayama to Rachael Ray.The Reach of a ChefNonfiction Ruhlman tries to define the chef's role in our ''sprawling, food-neurotic country'' by profiling trendsetters from Masayoshi Takayama to Rachael Ray.2006-05-19Viking
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The Reach of a Chef

Genre: Nonfiction; Author: Michael Ruhlman; Publisher: Viking

Ruhlman tries to define the chef’s role in our ”sprawling, food-neurotic country” by profiling trendsetters from Masayoshi Takayama to Rachael Ray.

Kitchen Hero
Ruhlman has a terminal case of chef worship, but he reserves his most obsequious praise for Thomas Keller, the ”artist-monk” of California’s French Laundry.

The Skinny
A fun page-turner on what happens in restaurants, but Ruhlman’s breathless accounts of minor kitchen mishaps — spilled vinaigrette, broken egg yolks — border on self-parody.

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