Great Kitchens

Great Kitchens

At Home With America's Top Chefs

Book - 1999
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Baker & Taylor
A fascinating illustrated tour of the home kitchens of twenty-six of America's most famous and respected chefs shows how the experts design their workspaces for both efficiency and beauty, discussing a variety of food and design philosophies.

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Patrick O'Connell of The Inn at Little Washington (VA) admits that his dream home is sans a kitchen. Nonetheless, this color pictorial tour interviewing 26 notable chefs in their home kitchens complete with floor plans and sources of featured appliances should inspire remodeling fantasies. Includes favorite home recipes. The author hails from Alice Water's Chez Panisse home (Berkeley, CA). 9.25x10.25. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Ingram Publishing Services
Professional chefs design their home kitchens for efficiency, comfort, and style. What makes a pro's kitchen work so well? A knowledge of cooking and a signature style. This book features hundreds of design ideas offering readers a glimpse inside the home kitchens of some of America's most renowned chefs. It's a visual feast and a wellspring of design inspiration.
-- Features 26 dream kitchens and advice on creating your own.
-- Includes more than 300 photographs, floor plans, lists of equipment, and recipes.
Twenty-six of America's top chefs open their home kitchens to provide an expert look at the best in kitchen design. A knowledge of fine food and a well-defined cooking style informs each chef's workplace and more than 300 color photos reveal a wide variety of options and solutions for a home kitchen.

Publisher: Newtown, CT : Taunton Press, c1999
ISBN: 9781561582877
Characteristics: 231 p. : ill. ; 27 cm


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