San Francisco Chefs

San Francisco Chefs

A collection of keepsake recipes from 12 of the Bay Areas most reknown chefs was put together originally to benefit the St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, and now, as a donated prize to Menu for Hope, will benefit the World Food Programme. The book is not only a cookbook, but also includes profiles of the chef's and stories about how each one got she he or she is now.

  • Bob Spitz had the dream: go to the cooking schools of Europe. He combes an outrageous travelogue with gastronomic lore, hands-on cooking instruction, hot-tempered chefs, local personalities, and a batch of memorable recipes.

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  • There are many skills to be learned in the kitchen, and knife skills is one of the most critical. For more than 20 years, Norman Weinstein, a chef-instructor at the Institute of Culinary Education, has taught everyone from first-t... There are many skills to be learned in the kitchen, and knife skills is one of the most critical. For more than 20 years, Norman Weinstein, a chef-instructor at the Institute of Culinary Education, has taught everyone from first-time cooks to professional chefs how to select and use knives. "Each cutting, slicing, and chopping method is thoroughly explained—and illustrated with clear, step-by-step photographs. Extras include information on knife construction, knife makers and types, knife maintenance and safety, and cutting boards, as well as a 30-minute instructional DVD featuring Weinstein’s most important techniques." Learn to cut it right!

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