Europe's most authoritative culinary reference comes to the New World A sound and comprehensive knowledge of cooking theory and technique is as essential to a great cook as a full complement of well-made kitchen tools. Based on the European culinary classic, Lehrbuch der Küche, Classical Cooking the Modern Way: Methods and Techniques provides a complete review of the most basic culinary principles and methods that recipes call for again and again. Whether used alone or with its companion volume, Classical Cooking the Modern Way: Recipes, this book is a cornerstone culinary reference that belongs in every kitchen. With everything needed to master the core repertoire of cooking methods, from grilling and broiling to braising, sautéing, and more, it explains in detail how to work with all of the main types of ingredientsincluding meat and poultry, fruits and vegetables, and pastas and grains. Contributions from 75 acclaimed European chefs offer a dynamic and informed perspective on classical cookinga fresh and contemporary look at the fundamentals with a dash of Continental flavor.
How to build extraordinary, memorable, and profitable buffets, from acclaimed experts The ability to plan and execute a successful buffet is an essential skill for foodservice professionals in the rapidly growing realm of catering and special events—whether executed by an independent business or as ancillary services offered by restaurants, hotels, clubs, colleges, and hospitals. Modern Buffet Presentation successfully incorporates the art of buffet and banquet entertaining with tantalizing, current recipes; guidance on plating, garnishing, and arranging; and design concepts and visual appeal. Practical concerns for the professional are thoroughly addressed—from setting price points, selecting proper equipment, and training staff to marketing, communicating with clients, and practicing proper sanitation. Guides to menu planning, including action stations (omelets made to order) and creation stations (sushi bars), help professionals navigate the many possibilities in serving large numbers creatively and effectively. Nearly 200 recipes provide inspiration for buffet foods that delight customers while contributing to the bottom line, and more than 100 color photographs illustrate winning dishes, successful buffet setups, and platter arrangements, as well as provocative centerpieces and displays. Written by a husband and wife team with more than 50 years combined experience in the catering and restaurant business Combines the business of running a catering operation with recipes and menus to provide inspiration Features tantalizing photos by Francesco Tonelli
Buffets have often been referred to as "a melting pot of flavors and types of food" influenced by many things. Modern Buffets: Blueprint for Success offers students inspiration, recipes, and ideas to advance the craft of buffets to a more modern place. The recipes featured in this text offer modern interpretations of classic recipes with contemporary presentations and new dishes. This text can be used as a resource in buffets, catering, and garde manger courses or by industry professionals to learn about buffet service and menus, as well as to develop presentation concepts and ideas. More than 100 beautiful color photos show completed buffet presentations, which can be used as models or inspiration for buffet presentations. In addition, blueprint drawings help demonstrate how to properly set up the displays for successful presentations. Modern Buffets: Blueprint for Success focuses on methodology and recipes to ensure students understand what it takes to execute successful buffets in today's culinary environment.
The first new professional book published on this subject in years, Modern Buffets: Blueprint for Success by Edward Leonard, CMC, features the newest trends in buffet presentations and the story behind why one of America's favorite ways to eat is changing for the better. The text begins with a brief history of buffets in America and abroad, and proceeds into the new methods guaranteed to exceed customer expectations and set the standards for a whole new dining experience. Chapters include recipes and menu ideas, as well as numerous photos of buffets, centerpieces, plate presentations, dine around concepts, and action stations. Whether working in or studying about any aspect of the hospitality business the students will be sure to find a valuable resource in this new text.
Based on over six years of research, the Gluten and Wheat Free Toolbox for Local Dining and Global Travel helps you quickly identify and order safe gluten free menu items from seven ethnic restaurant cuisines close to your home or around the world. Discover hundreds of gluten and wheat free menu choices detailing ingredients, gluten free preparatio.
It is said that asphyxiation brings on a state of hallucinatory intoxication...in which case the 71 year old artist who lay in his sprawling Provencal villa died happy. In the early afternoon of Monday 4 October 1999, wracked with Parkinson's, and unable to paint because of a fall in which he had broken his wrist, Bernard Buffet calmly placed a plastic bag over his head, taped it tight around his neck and patiently waited the few minutes it took for death to arrive. Bernard Buffet:The Invention of the Modern Mega-artist tells the remarkable story of a French figurative painter who tasted unprecedented critical and commercial success at an age when his contemporaries were still at art school. Then, with almost equal suddenness the fruits of fame turned sour and he found himself an outcast. Scarred with the contagion of immense commercial success no leper was more untouchable. He was the first artist of the television age and the jet age and his role in creating the idea of a post-war France is not to be underestimated. As the first of the so-called Fabulous Five (Francoise Sagan, Roger Vadim, Brigitte Bardot and Yves Saint Laurent) he was a leader of the cultural revolution that seemed to forge a new France from the shattered remains of a discredited and demoralized country. Rich in incident Buffet’s remarkable story of bisexual love affairs, betrayal, vendettas lasting half a century, shattered reputations, alcoholism, and drug abuse, is played out against the backdrop of the beau monde of the 1950s and 1960s in locations as diverse as St Tropez, Japan, Paris, Dallas, St Petersburg and New York, before coming to its miserable conclusion alone in his studio.
Author: Reesa (Concordia University Greenberg, Montreal Canada)
Publisher: Psychology Press
"Presents a multidisciplinary anthology of writings on current exhibition practice by curators, critics, artists, sociologists and historians form North America, Europe and Australia. It marks out the emergence of new discourses surrounding the exhibition and illustrates the urgency of the debates centred in and fostered by exhibitions today. Texts have been grouped ... in sections which focus on the history of the exhibition, forms of staging and spectacle, and questions of curatorship, spectatorship and narrative. These writings ... investigate exhibitions in settings outside of the traditional gallery as well as innovative work in extending cultural debates within the museum ... fully ilustrated with over ninety black-and-white photographs and includes a bibliography on the subject of art exhibitions"--Page i.
Re-organized to reflect the rapid pace of change in one of America's fastest-growing cities, this third edition of the guide to Las Vegas leads the reader from the glitz of the Strip to the hidden gems of local Las Vegas to uncover the city's unique combination of kitsch and class.
This collection examines the afterlives of early modern English and French rulers. Spanning five centuries of cultural memory, the volume offers case studies of how kings and queens were remembered, represented, and reincarnated in a wide range of sources, from contemporary pageants, plays, and visual art to twenty-first-century television, and from premodern fiction to manga and romance novels. With essays on well-known figures such as Elizabeth I and Marie Antoinette as well as lesser-known monarchs such as Francis II of France and Mary Tudor, Queen of France, Remembering Queens and Kings of Early Modern England and France brings together reflections on how rulers live on in collective memory.
Get the Trusted Source of Information for a Successful Walt Disney World Vacation The best-selling independent guide to Walt Disney World has everything you need to plan your family’s trip—hassle-free. Whether you are planning your annual vacation to Walt Disney World or preparing for your first visit ever, this book gives you the insider scoop on hotels, restaurants, and attractions. The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World 2021 explains how Walt Disney World works and how to use that knowledge to make every minute and every dollar of your vacation count. With an Unofficial Guide in hand—and with authors Bob Sehlinger and Len Testa as guides—find out what’s available in every category, from best to worst, and get step-by-step, detailed plans to help make the most of your time at Walt Disney World. There have been lots of changes at Walt Disney World, from park opening procedures, to rides, restaurants, and hotels. Here’s what’s NEW in the 2021 book: When to visit Walt Disney World to get lower crowds and bigger hotel discounts Details on how COVID-19 and social distancing measures have impacted Walt Disney World Resort Tips on how to get a spot to experience Disney's fantastic new Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance blockbuster attraction How to "Rope Drop" Disney theme parks to get on the most popular rides faster Ten tips for finding the cheapest Disney World tickets (and a free online search tool to do all the work for you) The latest on discounted stroller rentals, car rentals, and vacation homes Reviews of Disney's swanky new Riviera Resort, plus the new Mickey and Minnie's Runaway Railway and Remy's Ratatouille Adventure rides for families The best hotel rooms to request at every Disney resort
Developed with families in mind, this is the ultimate guidebook to family fun and adventure. Written by parents for parents, this guide to Las Vegas includes hundreds of ideas for families with kids from ages 2 to 12. 5 maps. Photos.