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Coming to My Senses

The Making of a Counterculture Cook

Coming to My Senses( )
Author: Waters, Alice
ISBN:978-1-74379-386-2
Publication Date:Sep 2017
Publisher:Hardie Grant Books
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $39.99
Book Description:

The long-awaited memoir from cultural icon and culinary standard bearer Alice Waters recalls the circuitous road and tumultuous times leading to the opening of what is arguably America's most influential restaurant. In Coming to My Senses Alice retraces the events that led her to 1517 Shattuck Avenue and the tumultuous times that emboldened her to find her own voice as a cook when the prevailing food culture was embracing convenience and uniformity....
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Book Details
Pages:320
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Culinary
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):14 x 21.001 cm
Book Weight:0.591 Kilograms
Author Biography
Waters, Alice (Author)
Chef and restauranteur Alice Waters was born April 28,1944, in Chatham, New Jersey. She attended University of California at Berkeley where she earned a degree in French Cultural Studies.

She has been the owner of the Chez Panisse in Berkeley, California for almost three decades. She is the author of The Chez Panisse Menu Cookbook, and Chez Panisse Vegetables. She also wrote a memoir entitled Coming to My Senses: The Making of a Counterculture Cook. Waters collaborated with others chefs and a cardiologist to produce Heart-Healthy Cooking for All Seasons.

Her awards include the Bon Appetit magazine's Lifetime Achievement Award, Restaurant and Business Leadership Award, Restaurants & Institutions Magazine and the James Beard Humanitarian Award. She was named Best Chef in America by the James Beard Foundation in 1992 and was listed as one of the ten best chefs in the world by Cuisine et Vins de France.

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