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




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Food writer and clinical psychologist Scott Haas wanted to know what went on inside the mind of a top chef--and what kind of emotional dynamics drove the fast-paced, intense interactions inside a great restaurant. To capture all the heat and hunger, he spent eighteen months immersed in the kitchen of James Beard Award-winner Tony Maws' restaurant, Craigie on Main, in Boston. He became part of the family, experiencing the drama first-hand. Here, Haas exposes the inner life of a chef, what it takes to make food people crave, and how to achieve greatness in a world that demands more than passion and a sharp set of knives.

A lens into what motivates and inspires all chefs--including Thomas Keller, Andrew Carmellini, whose stories are also shared here--Back of the House will change the way you think about food--and about the complicated people who cook it and serve it.

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Food writer and clinical psychologist Scott Haas wanted to know what went on inside the mind of a top chef--and what kind of emotional dynamics drove the fast-paced, intense interactions inside a great restaurant. To capture all the heat and hunger, he spent eighteen months immersed in the kitchen of James Beard Award-winner Tony Maws' restaurant, Craigie on Main, in Boston. He became part of the family, experiencing the drama first-hand. Here, Haas exposes the inner life of a chef, what it takes to make food people crave, and how to achieve greatness in a world that demands more than passion and a sharp set of knives.

A lens into what motivates and inspires all chefs--including Thomas Keller, Andrew Carmellini, whose stories are also shared here--Back of the House will change the way you think about food--and about the complicated people who cook it and serve it.


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  • ISBN-13: 9780425256107
  • ISBN-10: 0425256103
  • Publisher: Berkley Books
  • Publish Date: February 2013
  • Page Count: 302
  • Reading Level: Ages 18-UP
  • Dimensions: 8.21 x 5.51 x 0.81 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.58 pounds


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