Everyone wants to cook with perfection. But learning how requires assistance. With recreational culinary programs popping up everywhere, offering to teach you, the question is, which one will work best for you? In Gourmet Getaways (The Globe Pequot Press, April 2009), Joe David introduces readers to over 50 culinary programs throughout the U.S. and their chefs. Many of these programs are in exceptionally romantic areas of the country, some within easy reach of your home.
You will meet and learn form such prominent chefs as Patrick O'Connell, John Ash, Joanne Weir and more. To simplify selecting the right chef and program for you, special attention is given to the following:
·Educational goals of the chef, staff, and school; · Types of programs (i.e., adult, children, and corporate team-building);
·Lodging, sight-seeing, and food events;
·Rare interviews with leading chefs;
·Class schedules, fees, staff, and much, much more.
And such extras as:
·Favorite recipes from famous chefs;
·Suggestions for home entertaining;
·Hot tips on buying, handling, and cooking food; ·Latest rages in food preparation (from vegan to classic French); ·Fun distractions and activities in the area.