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Description - The Making of a Pastry Chef by Andrew MacLauchlan

What it takes to become a pastry chef in today's exciting culinary arts world-with inspiration and insight from the pros As pastry chefs trade supporting roles for star status on today's culinary stage, the pastry field has become a huge growth area. The Making of a Pastry Chef takes an inside look at this fascinating world, with a treasury of interviews, anecdotes, and classic recipes from many of the nation's leading pastry professionals. Richard Leach (Park Avenue Cafe, New York), Nancy Silverton (La Brea Bakery, Los Angeles), Jacques Torres (Le Cirque 2000, New York), and Sebastian Canonne (French Pastry School, Chicago) are just a few of the figures who share their thoughts and experiences on training, career development, personal style, menu creation, and much more. Andrew MacLauchlan (Santa Fe, NM), a nationally distinguished pastry chef and author, is Executive Pastry Chef at the Coyote Cafe in Santa Fe. His books include Famous Flavored Breads and New Classic Desserts, which was nominated for the James Beard Book Award for Baking and Desserts.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780471293200
ISBN-10: 0471293202
Format: Paperback
(233mm x 191mm x 22mm)
Pages: 352
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 27-Sep-1999
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Andrew MacLauchlan

ANDREW MacLAUCHLAN, a nationally distinguished pastry chef and author, is Executive Pastry Chef at the Coyote Cafe in Santa Fe, New Mexico and Las Vegas, Nevada. His books include Flavored Breads: Recipes from Mark Miller s Coyote Cafe, Tropical Desserts, and New Classic Desserts, which was nominated for a James Beard Book Award. SCOTT VLAUN photographs botany, architecture, and food for a variety of magazines, books, and catalogs. His recent projects include Garden Cycle: A Gardener's Daybook and Cool Coyote Cafe Juice Drinks, as well as Flavored Breads and Tropical Desserts with Andrew MacLauchlan. He is currently based in Santa Fe, New Mexico and New York City.