The Chef's Library
Favorite Cookbooks from the World's Great Kitchens
  • Imprint: Abrams Books
  • Publication Date: October 11, 2016
  • Price: $40.00
  • Trim Size: 9 14 x 8 58
  • ISBN: 1-4197-2080-5
  • EAN: 9781419720802
  • Page Count: 352
  • Illustrations: 750 illustrations
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Rights: World English, ex AU and NZ

All chefs love and cherish cookbooks, and increasingly, cookbooks have become treasured manuals of the trade as well as beautiful art objects. The Chef’s Library is the world’s first attempt to bring together in a single volume a comprehensive collection of cookbooks that are highly rated and actually used by more than 70 renowned chefs around the world. Readers will discover the books that have galvanized acclaimed and brilliant culinary talents such as Daniel Humm, Jamie Oliver, Sean Brock, Michael Anthony, Tom Kerridge, Suzanne Goin, Tom Colicchio, and many others. Also featured are influential restaurant cookbooks, essential books on global cuisines and specialist culinary subjects, and historic favorites that have stood the test of time. Part reference, part culinary exploration, this book is a must-have for any cookbook collector or passionate foodie.

About the author

Jenny Linford is a London-based food writer, a member of the Guild of Food Writers, and the author of several books, including Food Lovers’ London, Great British Cheeses, and The Tomato Basket. She was the general editor of 1001 Restaurants You Must Experience Before You Die, a guide to iconic restaurants around the world.