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Kitchen Confidential

By Anthony, Bourdain




A New York City chef who is also a novelist recounts his experiences in the restaurant business, and exposes abuses of power, sexual promiscuity, drug use, and other secrets of life behind kitchen doors. 

Published in 2000 by Bloomsbury, Kitchen Confidential was Bourdain’s memoir and behind-the-scenes look at restaurant kitchens, a follow-up to his popular and shocking article published the April 19th 1999 edition of The New Yorker titled "Don't Eat Before Reading This." 

The book is both a personal confessional, including stories of Bourdain’s misdeeds and weaknesses, including his drug use, and an industry commentary, divulging money-saving secrets of restaurants and things for consumers to avoid. Bourdain called the book "twenty-five years of sex, drugs, bad behavior and haute cuisine."


Anthony Bourdain is the author of multiple books about cooking and food including the follow-up to Kitchen Confidential  -

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The first edition was published in 2000 by Bloomsbury. 


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Bloomsbury USA. Hardcover. New. Hardcover. 288 pages. Dimensions: 9.3in. x 6.3in. x 1.1in.New York Chef Tony Bourdain gives away secrets of the trade in his wickedly funny, inspiring memoirexpose. Kitchen Confidential reveals what Bourdain calls twenty-five years of sex, drugs, bad behavior and haute cuisine. Last summer, The New Yorker published Chef Bourdains shocking, Dont Eat Before Reading This. Bourdain spared no ones appetite when he told all about what happens behind the kitchen door. Bourdain uses the same take-no-prisoners attitude in his deliciously funny and shockingly delectable book, sure to delight gourmands and philistines alike. From Bourdains first oyster in the Gironde, to his lowly position as dishwasher in a honky tonk fish restaurant in Provincetown (where he witnesses for the first time the real delights of being a chef); 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, Bourdains tales of the kitchen are as passionate as they are unpredictable. Kitchen Confidential will make your mouth water while your belly aches with laughter. Youll beg the chef for more, please. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN.

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Ecco, 2007-01-09. Paperback. New. Black & White. Description : An updated and revised edition of Anthony Bourdain's mega-bestselling Kitchen Confidential, with new material from the original editionAlmost two decades ago, the New Yorker published a now infamous article, ?Don?t Eat before You Read This,? by then little-known chef Anthony Bourdain. Bourdain spared no one?s appetite as he revealed what happens behind the kitchen door. The article was a sensation, and the book it spawned, the now classic Kitchen Confidential, became an even bigger sensation, a megabestseller with over one million copies in print. Frankly confessional, addictively acerbic, and utterly unsparing, Bourdain pulls no punches in this memoir of his years in the restaurant business.Fans will love to return to this deliciously funny, delectably shocking banquet of wild-but-true tales of life in the culinary trade from Chef Anthony Bourdain, laying out his more than a quarter-century of drugs, sex, and haute cuisine?this time with never-before-published material.

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