Anthony Bourdain, Gabrielle Hamilton, and Eric Ripert are all well established, accomplished chefs. Here, they share their early cooking experiences, what influenced their cooking styles, and what made them want to be chefs forever. Bourdain is the executive chef at Brasserie Les Halles, the author of the best-selling book Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly, and the host of the popular Food Network series, A Cook´s Tour. Panelist Gabrielle Hamilton is the chef and owner of Prune, and Eric Ripert is the chef at Le Bernardin, both New York City culinary landmarks. Moderator Michael Ruhlman is a journalist and author of The Soul of a Chef and The Making of a Chef. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Michael Ruhlman. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/sp/nsty/000048/sp_nsty_000048_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Anthony Michael Bourdain was an American celebrity chef, author, travel documentarian, and television personality who starred in programs focusing on the exploration of international culture, cuisine, and the human condition. He was considered one of the most influential chefs in the world. Bourdain was a 1978 graduate of the Culinary Institute of America and a veteran of a number of professional kitchens in his long career, which included many years spent as executive chef at Brasserie Les Halles in Manhattan. He first became known for his best-selling book Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly. His first food and world-travel television show, A Cook´s Tour, ran for 35 episodes on the Food Network in 2002 and 2003. In 2005, he began hosting the Travel Channel´s culinary and cultural adventure programs Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations and The Layover. In 2013, he began a three-season run as a judge on The Taste and concurrently switched his travelogue programming to CNN to host Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown. Though best known for his culinary achievements and television presentations, along with several books on food, cooking, and travel adventures, Bourdain also wrote both fiction and historical nonfiction. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Joseph Kent. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/121793/bk_acx0_121793_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Recently, The New Yorker published chef Anthony Bourdain´s shocking, ´´Don´t Eat Before Reading This.´´ Bourdain spared no one´s appetite in this tell-all about what happens behind the kitchen door. Now, the author uses the same ´´take-no-prisoners´´ attitude in his deliciously funny and shockingly delectable audiobook, sure to delight gourmands and philistines alike. From his first oyster in the Gironde, to his lowly position as a dishwasher in a honky-tonk fish restaurant in Provincetown, from the kitchen of the Rainbow Room atop Rockefeller Center, to drug dealers in the East Village, from Tokyo to Paris and back to New York again, Bourdain´s tales of the kitchen are as passionate as they are unpredictable. Kitchen Confidential will make your mouth water while your belly aches with laughter. You´ll beg the chef for more, please. Anthony Bourdain is the author of the novels Bone in the Throat and Gone Bamboo. This is his first work of nonfiction. He is the executive chef at Brasserie Les Halles in New York City. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Anthony Bourdain. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/rhau/000012/bk_rhau_000012_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.