From the Publisher
Slow-roasted meats, marinated vegetables, surprising flavor
combinations, this is not your mother's sandwich.
With acclaimed restaurants located across the United States, and a
high-profile job as head judge of the hit show Top Chef,
Tom Colicchio is one of the best-known chefs and personalities in
the culinary world today. His popular chain of 'wichcraft sandwich
shops is known for crafting sandwiches with high-quality fresh
ingredients prepared to Colicchio's exacting standards. And since
the first 'wichcraft opened in 2003, diners can't seem to get
In 'wichcraft, Colicchio shares the shops' secrets with
step-by-step recipes for all their best-loved offerings. You'll
learn how to create new classics like Roasted Turkey with Avocado,
Bacon, Onion Marmalade, and Mayonnaise, and Sicilian Tuna with
Fennel, Black Olives, and Lemon; and elevate basic cold cuts
through imaginative combinations like Smoked Ham with Avocado and
Butter, and Salami with Marinated Cauliflower and Bitter Greens.
Routine staples are refashioned into unforgettable meals, like
Onion Frittata with Roasted Tomato and Cheddar, and Slow-Roasted
Pork with Red Cabbage, Jalapeños, and Mustard. 'wichcraft
is stuffed with sandwiches like these, and many more, that will add
something special to both your lunchbox and your life.
With 100 full-color photographs, recipes for pantry items including
dressings and condiments, and a host of sandwich cookies and ice
cream treats to round out your meals, this is the book to get a
little 'wichcraft magic going in your own kitchen.
About the Author
TOM COLICCHIO was named Best New Chef by Food & Wine
before opening the acclaimed Gramercy Tavern in 1994. He received
the 2000 James Beard Award for Best Chef in New York City and for
Best General Cookbook in 2001 for his first book, Think Like a
Chef. His groundbreaking restaurant, Craft, was awarded three stars
by the New York Times and named the James Beard
Foundation's Best New Restaurant in America in 2002. The Craft
restaurant family has grown to include Craftbar, Craftsteak, and
'wichcraft sandwich shops in New York City, San Francisco, and Las
Vegas. Colicchio is also the head judge of the hit Bravo reality
show Top Chef and an avid lover of sandwiches. He lives in
New York City.
SISHA ORTUZAR is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America.
After cooking in Chile, New Orleans, and New York City's Gramercy
Tavern, he cofounded 'wichcraft with Tom Colicchio in 2003. He
lives in New York City.
About the Book
"Top Chef" head judge Colicchio shares the secrets behind the wichcraft spin on the sandwich with recipes that elevate sandwich making to new heights--from cool or warm sandwiches to dessert varieties.
Published: March 31, 2009
Publisher: Crown Publishing Group
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0609610511
ISBN - 13: 9780609610510