Dimensions: 448 Pages, 8.66 × 11.42 × 1.97 in
Published: November 16, 2009
Publisher: Phaidon Press
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0714849545
ISBN - 13: 9780714849546
From the Publisher
Coco is an exciting, unprecedented guide to the most
exceptional talent in the international restaurant world.
Coco presents 100 of the best emerging contemporary chefs
from all corners of the globe as selected by 10 culinary icons:
Ferran Adrià, Mario Batali, Shannon Bennett, Alain Ducasse, Fergus
Henderson, Yoshihiro Murata, Gordon Ramsay, René Redzepi, Alice
Waters and Jacky Yu.
From Singapore to New York, Stockholm to Seattle, Hong Kong to
Paris, these chefs are pushing their craft to new heights and have
just begun to receive attention for their cooking. Arranged
alphabetically, the book presents each chosen chef with an
insightful essay from the ?chef-curator? explaining their pick, a
bio, sample menu, and gorgeous full-color images of the restaurant,
the kitchen, the chef at work, as well as accompanying recipes such
as David Chang?s (Momofuku, New York), Mackerel with Kimchi
Puree, Oyster and Radish, Allison Vines-Rushing?s (MiLa, New
Orleans) Sweet Potato Pappardelle with Roasted Shitake
Mushrooms and Shaved Sheep Cheese and Amaryll Schwertner?s
(Boulette?s Larder, San Francisco) Hungarian Cabbage Leaves
Stuffed with Kurobuta Pork Shoulder, Sauerkraut with Quince, and
Smoky Pork Belly. Part cookbook, part guide to the world''s
best new restaurants, and part who''s who of the international food
scene, Coco is an invaluable and timely culinary
sourcebook for chefs and food enthusiasts alike.
About the Author
Ferran Adrià Working from his highly acclaimed
restaurant elBulli, Adria?s legendary talent and innovations have
inspired chefs around the globe.
Mario Batali is a celebrated chef, TV host, and
the owner of multiple restaurants in New York City including Babbo
and Del Posto.
Shannon Bennett is the chef and owner of
Melbourne?s famed restaurant, Vue du Monde, widely acclaimed for
its homage to classical French cuisine.
Alain Ducasse is one of the most respected chefs
in the world. Starting with the flagship 3-starred Louis XV in
Monaco, his restaurants throughout the world have earned him more
Michelin stars than any other chef.
Fergus Henderson is a famous British chef and
cookbook author. His restaurants St John and St John Bread and Wine
both opened to critical acclaim.
Yoshihiro Murata is the third-generation chef and
owner of the famed Kikunoi restaurant in Kyoto.
Gordon Ramsay is a world-renowned chef, television
celebrity and restaurant entrepreneur based in the UK.
René Redzepi, master of the emerging New Nordic
cuisine, is head chef and owner of Noma restaurant in
Alice Waters founded the seminal Chez Panisse
restaurant in Berkeley, California in 1971, and is Vice President
of Slow Food International.
Jacky Yu?s restaurant Xi Yan, which opened in Hong
Kong 2000, is one of the most coveted tables in the city and has
helped make Yu China?s most famous chef.
"Informative and fun."
-The San Francisco Chronicle
"Ridiculously impressive book highlighting future food stars as
crowned by the industry''s current masters."