Cooking With Patrick Clark: A Tribute To The Man And His Cuisine

Hardcover | October 12, 1999

byCharlie Trotter

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Charlie Trotter pays tribute to Chef Patrick Clark—a pioneer in French and regional Southern cuisine, and one of the first celebrity chefs—in this cookbook filled with Clark’s signature dishes, as well as recipes contributed by other chefs and dedicated to Clark’s memory.

In this beautifully designed and photographed cookbook, over 50 of America''s most notable chefs—including Charlie Trotter, Thomas Keller, Emeril Lagasse, Jacques Pepin, Alice Waters, and Mark Miller—have collaborated to memorialize one of their most influential and visionary colleagues the best way they know how . . . with good food. Patrick Clark, who died at age 42 while awaiting a heart transplant, was a chef trained in the French tradition, who achieved celebrity status and served as a role model for other African Americans interested in the culinary arts. Winner of the James Beard Award for best Mid-Atlantic Chef in 1995, Clark was deemed "a terrific chef" by former New York Times critic Ruth Reichl and was credited with elevating the food at NYC''s Tavern on the Green to legendary status. With all proceeds being donated to assist Clark''s five young children, this book is a wonderful way for food lovers to remember and celebrate a true culinary pioneer.

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A group of renowned chefs including Charlie Trotter, Thomas Keller and Emeril Lagasse have collaborated to honour the memory of their colleague Patrick Clark with a collection of his recipes. Trained as a chef in the French tradition, he died at the age of 42 while awaiting a heart transplant. In the African American community, Clark was a culinary pioneer and role model. The proceeds from Cooking...

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Charlie Trotter pays tribute to Chef Patrick Clark—a pioneer in French and regional Southern cuisine, and one of the first celebrity chefs—in this cookbook filled with Clark’s signature dishes, as well as recipes contributed by other chefs and dedicated to Clark’s memory.In this beautifully designed and photographed cookbook, over 50 of America's most notable chefs—including Charlie Trotter, Thoma...

CHARLIE TROTTER is the author of 14 cookbooks and three management books and is an eight-time James Beard Award winner. He is the chef and owner of the legendary Charlie Trotter's, which recently celebrated its 20th anniversary, as well as Trotter's To Go in Chicago. He recently founded C in Los Cabos, Mexico, and Restaurant Charlie in the Palazzo Hotel at the Venetian Resort and Casino in Las Vegas.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:240 pages, 10.49 × 8.85 × 0.94 inPublished:October 12, 1999Publisher:Potter/TenSpeed/HarmonyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1580080731

ISBN - 13:9781580080736

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from GASTRONOMIC 'DREAM TEAM' thank you chef charlie for putting together this delightful array of world renowned chefs and for including regional chefs, such as mark filippo from cafe meze in westchester, ny. the late chef patrick would be proud of this mouth watering memorial. i see several chefs are not waiting for the weekending april 25 dinner celebration to release their delicious contributions. they have already added them to thier present menu. these unique culinary delights will not only be used over and over again, but passed from generation to generation. This volume is a must for collectors. if you've said or heard the phrase 'i'll be home late, honey' too often, here's a recipe for moving ahead faster than a cake rises. PLAN AHEAD - pop one of these great chef's recipes in the oven and read 'the 2000 percent solution' by mitchell, coles and metz.
Date published: 1999-04-09