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Cookbooks, Food & Wine

Released: 2013-02-05

Back of the House: The Secret Life of a Restaurant by Scott Haas


Food writer and clinical psychologist Scott Haas wished to understand what went on inside the thoughts of a top chef—and what sort of emotional dynamics drove the quick-paced, severe interactions inside a really perfect restaurant. To capture all of the warmth and starvation, he spent eighteen months immersed within the kitchen of James Beard Award-winner Tony Maws’ restaurant, Craigie on Main, in Boston. He was part of the domestic, experiencing the drama first-hand. Here, Haas exposes the inner life of a chef, what it takes to make food people crave, and the way to reach greatness in a global that demands more than passion and a sharp set of knives.

A lens into what motivates and conjures up all chefs—together with Thomas Keller, Andrew Carmellini, whose tales are additionally shared here—Again of the House will trade the best way you think about meals—and about the sophisticated individuals who prepare dinner it and serve it.

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Author: Scott Haas Publisher: Berkley ExChange Binding: Paperback Language: English Pages: 320


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