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Published: 15 April 2014

392 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199651658

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The Cultivation of Taste

Chefs and the Organization of Fine Dining

Christel Lane

  • Traces history of restaurants and fine dining in France, Germany, and the UK
  • Includes numerous interviews with renowned chefs such as Marcus Wareing, Ruth Rogers, Tom Kerridge, Joachim Wissler, Harald Wohlfahrt, and Rainer Maria Halbedel
  • First systematic sociological study of Michelin-starred restaurants
  • Provides an in-depth investigation of the working lives of chefs and front-of-house staff
  • Explores different food cultures