Kitchen Confidential: Insider's Edition by Anthony BourdainKitchen Confidential: Insider's Edition by Anthony Bourdain

Kitchen Confidential: Insider's Edition

byAnthony Bourdain

Paperback | June 4, 2013

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After twenty-five years of 'sex, drugs, bad behaviour and haute cuisine', chef and novelist Anthony Bourdain has decided to tell all. From his first oyster in the Gironde to his lowly position as a dishwasher in a honky-tonk fish restaurant in Provincetown; from the kitchen of the Rainbow Room atop the Rockefeller Center to drug dealers in the East Village, from Tokyo to Paris and back to New York again, Bourdain's tales of the kitchen are as passionate as they are unpredictable, as shocking as they are funny.
Anthony Bourdain is the executive chef at Brasserie Les Halles in New York City. He is also the author of two novels GONE BAMBOO and BONE IN THE THROAT to be published by Cannongate in March 2000. His expose of New York restaurants 'Don't Eat Before Reading This' was published in the NEW YORKER in 1999 attracting huge attention in Amer...
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Title:Kitchen Confidential: Insider's EditionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 7.85 × 5.01 × 0.98 inPublished:June 4, 2013Publisher:Bloomsbury USALanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1408845040

ISBN - 13:9781408845042

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from love i absolutely adore this book!
Date published: 2017-09-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from One of the books.. One of the books that has inspired many people to become chefs. It doesn't paint a rosy picture, but rather delves into the underbelly of the industry from a drug addicted low life.
Date published: 2017-08-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from One of the first of its kind This book started the whole thing of chef's talking about their crazy adventures. A really exciting books with some great insights into that murky world.
Date published: 2017-03-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from fantastically written. he spares no details (of his own/restaurant life) and clearly has a brilliant mind. certainly made to be both chef AND writer.
Date published: 2017-03-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Compelling and Thought-Provoking I can literally hear Anthony Bourdain's voice as I read his novels - the way he conveys his love for the kitchen coupled with the attrocities of the occupation in and of itself is amazing. Learning of his personal and occupational triumphs and tribulations was one of the best reads I've had in awhile. Thank-you!
Date published: 2017-03-15
Rated 4 out of 5 by from finished in one sitting a through-the-eyes approach on the life in the culinary world. love the writing
Date published: 2017-03-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Not what I was expecting ...but super insightful book about the restaurant industry and the life of a chef
Date published: 2017-02-15
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Couldn't put it down... Bourdain tells his life story and early career experiences with humour and insight. An enjoyable read and very eye opening.
Date published: 2017-02-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Foodie Must Read! I consider myself a foodie and really enjoyed the insight into the backstage of restaurants. Highly recommend this book to all!
Date published: 2016-12-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Interesting look #plumreview Tremendous insight into the world of restaurants, this book is entertaining, but Bourdain can sometimes be a bit pretentious.
Date published: 2016-12-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this book Re-read this book every once in a while and it's still entertaining.
Date published: 2016-12-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Bourdain is the man For those who want to read an insiders account of the restaurant industry, Bourdain is the writer to tell you about it. It's funny, its insightful and its also biting. He is just so frank about the whole thing. It is 100% worth your time to read this.
Date published: 2016-12-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Doesn't disappoint A must read for anyone working in the industry. This book made me fall in love with the cook lifestyle!
Date published: 2016-11-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Love Anthony Bourdain Great book for Bordain fans.
Date published: 2016-11-10