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    Joel Robuchon was born in Poitiers, France, in 1945 and began his apprenticeship at a hotel restaurant when he was fifteen years old. In 1981, he opened his own restaurant in Paris, Jamin, which had earned three Michelin stars by 1984. It was the fastest rise in the guidebook's history. Named "Chef of the Century" in 1989 by theGault Millau, he now works as a consultant and runs L’Atelier restaurants around the world.
    An incomparable culinary treasury: the definitive guide to French cooking for the way we live now, from the man theGault Millau guide has proclaimed “Chef of the Century.”

    Joel Robuchon’s restaurant empire stretches from Paris to New York, Las Vegas to Tokyo, London to Hong Kong. He holds more Michelin stars than any other chef. Now this great master gives us his supremely authoritative renditions of virtually the entire French culinary repertoire, adapted for the home cook and the contemporary palate.

    Here are more than 800 precise, easy-to-follow, step-by-step recipes, including Robuchon’s updated versions of great classics—Pot-au-Feu, Sole Meuniere, Cherry Custard Tart—as well as dozens of less well-known but equally scrumptious salads, roasts, gratins, and stews. Here, too, are a surprising variety of regional specialties (star turns like Aristide Couteaux’s variation on Hare Royale) and such essential favorites as scrambled eggs. Emphasizing quality ingredients and the brilliant but simple marriage of candid flavors—the genius for which he is rightly celebrated—Robuchon encourages the beginner with jargon-free, impeccable instructions in technique, while offering the practiced cook exciting paths for experimentation.

    The Complete Robuchon is a book to be consulted again and again, a magnificent resource no kitchen should be without.

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    ISBN 9780307267191
    Genre COOKING / Regional & Ethnic / French
    Format Hardcover
    Pages 813
    Publisher Date 2008-11-04 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Alfred a Knopf Inc
    Copyright Year 2008
    Height 10.25 in
    Wdth 7.75 in
    Thickness 2.0 in
    Unit weight 3.25 lb
    Language English
    Edition Number 1
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Robuchon, Joel
    Dimensions 9.0x6.0x1.0
    Country of Origin United States

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