Wife of the Chef

April 21, 2010|
Wife of the Chef by Courtney Febbroriello
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Wife of the Chef is at once a no-holds-barred memoir of restaurant life and a revealing look at married life. For Courtney Febbroriello, the two are intertwined. She and her husband own an American bistro in Connecticut. He's the chef, so naturally he gets all the credit. She has the role of keeping things running, but she's the wife, so she remains anonymous or invisible or both.

Febbroriello comes front and center here, detailing the everyday challenges she faces—taking over dish-washing duty, bailing waiters out of jail, untangling the immigration laws, cajoling lazy suppliers, handling unreasonable customers, and a host of other emergency duties. She pokes fun at people who take food and wine—and the chef—too seriously, with witty comments on everything from "chef envy" to the much-ballyhooed James Beard Awards.

Spiced with a healthy spoonful of feminism and enriched with a cup of humor, Wife of the Chef is the tastiest "dish" of the season.

Title:Wife of the ChefFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:April 21, 2010Publisher:CrownLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:030754933X

ISBN - 13:9780307549334

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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