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AS SEEN IN THE NEW DOCUMENTARY JEREMIAH TOWER THE LAST MAGNIFICENTNewly revised and reissued to coincide with The Last Magnificent, a documentary feature produced by Anthony Bourdain, the indelible and entertaining memoir from Jeremiah Tower which chronicles life at the front lines of redefining modern American cuisine.Widely recognized as the godfather of modern American cooking, Jeremiah Tower is one of the most influential cooks of the last forty years In 2004, he rocked the culinary world with a tell all story of his lifelong love affair with food, and the restaurants and people along the way.In this newly revised edition of his memoir, retitled Start the Fire, Tower shares with wit and honesty his insights into cooking, chefs, celebrities, and what really goes on in the kitchen Above all, Tower rhapsodizes about foodthe meals choreographed like great ballets, the menus scored like concertos No other book reveals about the seeds sown in the seventies, the excesses of the eighties, and the self congratulations of the nineties.With a new introduction by the author, Start the Fire is an essential account of the most important years in the history of American cooking, from one of its singular personalities....

Title : Start the Fire: How I Began A Food Revolution In America
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ISBN : 0062498436
Format Type : Paperback
Language : English
Publisher : Anthony Bourdain Ecco April 4, 2017
Number of Pages : 416 pages
File Size : 761 KB
Status : Available For Download
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Start the Fire: How I Began A Food Revolution In America Reviews

  • Charles Tuna
    2018-11-15 04:05

    Printed in tandem with the Anthony Bourdain theatrical release of the film 'the Last Magnificent," if you love chefs, you love cooking, and love to look behind the scenes, this is a delicious must-read about the man who put his beliefs and talent where they belong, right on the table in front of everyone. It's a drop what you're doing, put your feet up and take your appetite for fun on an adventure. Widely recognized as the godfather of modern American cooking, Jeremiah Tower is one of the most influential cooks of the last forty years. Today, his new book updates his escapades and provides new recipes. I can't wait for his next book.

  • newpsh
    2018-12-03 23:14

    What a fantastic book! J. Tower OBVIOUSLY educated, eloquent and talented writer and story teller and more than just a chef! Food perspective, menus, business approach, standards, all awesome. An education in running restaurants.

  • Nick Stagnaro
    2018-12-14 03:22

    Loved it, was great meeting him at the San Francisco premier of the documentary and really touched on points in the book.

  • alabamaclay
    2018-12-12 00:58

    Interesting book about big egos in food business. Wonderful menu ideas.

  • STA
    2018-11-22 23:01

    A really fun, well written memoir that offers a great window into Northern California during the 1970s and 80s.

  • Amazon Customer
    2018-12-06 21:56

    The story was great ... sent the 2nd copy to a friend for birthday ...

  • Francisco R Jaje
    2018-11-15 01:04

    Excellent book by JT. It’s a classic that you must have in you book case

  • Warren
    2018-11-29 21:10

    Great book.