Takes students as well as lovers of food preparation beyond the basics to more complex recipes, subtler preparation and plating techniques. It includes both color and black and white photographs to illustrate concepts. Following two introductory chapters which detail the development of modern cookery, modern cooking styles, mise en place, finishing, and presentation, it goes on to cover sauces; soups; first courses; fish and other seafood; poultry and feathered game; beef, lamb, pork and veal; variety meats, sausages and game; vegetables; and cold foods. Recipes are given in two quantities--4 and 16 portions.
Up-to-date, advanced techniques for the professional pastry chef and serious home baker The Advanced Professional Pastry Chef brings up-to-date coverage of the latest baking and pastry techniques to a new generation of pastry chefs and serious home bakers. This book covers advanced material and--like chef Bo's classic The Professional Pastry Chef: Fundamentals of Baking and Pastry, Fourth Edition (Wiley: 0-471-35925-4)--contains contemporary information to meet the needs of today's pastry kitchen. This volume contains nearly 500 recipes, which emphasize the techniques and presentations offered in top restaurants and bakeshops today. Topics covered in depth include decorated cakes, modernist desserts, wedding cakes and holiday favorites, sugar work, marzipan figures, and chocolate decorations. Illustrated step-by-step instructions demystify even the most complex techniques and preparations, while over 100 vivid color photographs bring finished dishes to life. Bo Friberg (Greenbrae, CA) is a Certified Master Pastry Chef and Executive Pastry Chef at the San Diego Culinary Institute. He has more than forty years of experience in the industry and has received numerous awards and honors for his work.
Essentials of Professional Cooking, Second Edition, focuses on fundamental cooking procedures and techniques, functions of ingredients, and desired results to empower the reader with the keen understanding necessary to prepare virtually any dish to perfection—without relying solely on a recipe. Specially constructed to meet the on-the-job demands of food-service managers, the streamlined approach of Essentials of Professional Cooking, Second Edition, extends the benefits of this material to students and professionals in hospitality management and food-service management.
Professional Cooking, Eighth Edition reflects the changing nature of our understanding of cooking and related fields such as food safety, nutrition, and dietary practices, as well as new thinking about how best to teach this material. Familiar material reflects the core curriculum that has stayed focused on the essentials, the comprehensive understanding of ingredients and basic cooking techniques that are the foundation of success in the kitchen.
The Study Guide to Accompany Professional Cooking, Seventh Edition is a useful tool to help students study and review the material in the textbook Professional Cooking. It contains 35 chapters of key exercises related to key terms; true/false questions; completion, short-answer, and other written exercises; and math exercises. The purpose is to reinforce learning, support your study efforts, and assist you in mastering the material.
Wayne Gisslen’s Professional Cooking for Canadian Chefs has helped train hundreds of thousands of professional chefs—with clear, in-depth instruction on the critical cooking theories and techniques successful chefs need to meet the demands of the professional kitchen. Now, with 1,200 recipes and more information than ever before, this beautifully revised and updated edition helps culinary students and aspiring chefs gain the tools and confidence they need to succeed as they build their careers in the field today.
This is the best-selling undergraduate food preparation textbook in the marketplace. It has a long standing reputation for being comprehensive, yet easy for students to understand and follow. Wayne Gisslen's reputation for being able to simply, yet comprehensively, communicate information to beginning chefs is unsurpassed. Professional Cooking, Seventh Edition includes videos that will help further illustrate the correct techniques in the kitchen. On top of that there are over 100 new recipes, some with particular emphasis on international cooking. Enhanced visual program includes over 220 new color photos, including plated dishes, procedures, and products. Approximately 100 new recipes have been added, for a total of 650 recipes plus another 600 variations. More focus on international recipes and variations. Enhanced topical coverage on such things as: food science, molecular gastronomy, international recipes, and culinary maths. Chapter 10, Understanding Meats, now includes all information on meat fabrication in one convenient place. Up-to-date nutrition guidelines. Thoroughly revised and enhanced CulinarE-Companion Recipe Management software contains all recipes from the book – and 90 bonus recipes. The software is available through download with the registration code in the back of the book.
For peerless coverage of the theory and practice of baking. This edition is packed with new material and features - from six new chapters on pastry, desserts and sugar work to hundreds of colour photographs and a stunning new user-friendly design. Features extensive contributions from the Le Cordon Bleu Cooking School, including procedures, techniques and tempting new recipes. 600 classic and creative recipes with 350 colour photographs.
Wayne Gisslen's Professional Cooking has helped train hundreds of thousands of professional chefs--with clear, in-depth instruction on the cooking theories and techniques successful chefs need to meet the demands of the professional kitchen. Now, with 1,100 recipes and more information than ever before, this beautifully revised and updated Sixth Edition helps culinary students and aspiring chefs gain the tools and confidence they need to succeed as they build their careers in one of the fastest growing and exciting fields today. Key features of this new Sixth Edition include: * Over 100 new, fully tested recipes * A brand new chapter on vegetarian cuisine, featuring different types of vegetarian diets * Expanded and updated information, such as a con-temporary look at presenting and garnishing food and a detailed history of modern food service * Nearly 1,200 illustrations--including over 200 new photographs--highlight ingredients, step-by-step techniques, and plated dishes in splendid visual detail * Completely revised, updated, and expanded vegetable chapters feature additional product identification and cooking techniques, as well as new recipes * Revised and expanded Nutrition chapter features the new USDA nutritional guidelines * Stunning new design--helpful sidebars and dedicated chapters on menus, recipes, and cost management; cooking with legumes, grains, and pastas; breakfast preparation; dairy; and beverages * New culinarE-Companion recipe management software features user-friendly navigation and robust content
Gisslen's 6th edition of Professional Baking continues to educate hundreds of thousands of readers with clear, detailed instructions in the theory and techniques necessary to meet the demands of the professional kitchen. The text continues to comprehensively cover baking basics while also offering enhanced coverage of higher-level techniques such as pastry, chocolate, and sugar work. Balancing theory and practice, Professional Baking provides both the understanding and performance abilities needed to progress and develop in a successful baking career.
Completely redesigned, updated and richly illustrated revision of the classic instructional guide to professional cooking. Includes step-by-step detail, 250 colour photos with thorough coverage of products. One of the most popular and endorsed guides.
Wayne Gisslen's Professional Cooking for Canadian Chefs has helped train hundreds of thousands of professional chefs-with clear, in-depth instruction on the critical cooking theories and techniques successful chefs need to meet the demands of the professional kitchen. Now, with 1,200 recipes and more information than ever before, this beautifully revised and updated edition helps you gain the tools and confidence you need to succeed as you build your career in the field today.
This much-awaited text provides a complete look at this specialized area in the culinary arts. Professional Garde Manger presents culinary students and professional working chefs with the comprehensive and visual coverage of everything they need to know to master the cold kitchen. This definitive new text on garde manger work provides step-by-step techniques and procedures covering over 450 recipes and more than 750 recipe variations for the garde manger chef. Illustrated with line drawings and more than 500 new photos, it covers topics ranging from simple salads to mousellines and charcuterie specialties to careers in the field. Same proven pedagogical features and easy-to-follow recipe layout as Professional Cooking and Professional Baking, including chapter pre-requisites and objectives and key terms. Focus on teaching and mastering skills necessary to be successful as a garde manger chef, with reinforcement in practicing recipes provided. Sidebars throughout the text present special topics, including The History of... and The Science of... boxes, which add interesting insight and detail Over 500 new photographs illustrate by step-by-step processes and techniques and beautifully presented finished dishes More than 450 new recipes and over 750 recipe variations combine to offer the most comprehensive selection of recipes encompassing numerous styles and techniques available Plating blueprint diagrams accompany many finished dish recipes show how the final presentation is built Thoroughly revised and updated, Wiley CulinarE-CompanionTM Recipe Management Software now includes video clips demonstrating basic skills for use as prework or review, and contains all recipes from the book -- and more!
Master culinary skills and prepare for assessment with the book which professional chefs have relied on for over 50 years to match the qualification and support their training and careers. With 460 recipes covering both classic dishes and the latest methods used in real, Michelin-starred kitchens, this book is structured exactly around the units and requirements of the Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Professional Cookery to make perfecting culinary techniques, meeting the qualification requirements and preparing for assessments easier than ever before. This edition is published in partnership with City & Guilds, further enhancing the book's reputation as the gold standard in the Hospitality and Catering industry. - Break down key techniques with 50 step-by-step photo sequences - Hone your presentation skills with photos of each recipe - Test your understanding with questions at the end of each unit - Prepare for assignments, written tests and synoptic assessments with the new assessment section - Access professional demonstration videos with links throughout the book
"Now in the new Second Edition, Purchasing for Chefs is a comprehensive yet concise treatment of the purchasing principles that teaches students and chefs the basic principles of how to purchase goods and services in order to run their businesses effectively. It contains sections on "Purchasing Technology" that explains purchasing lingo beyond the scope of the book as well as illustrating different tools used in purchasing. This book is written in a unique conversational style that makes purchasing an accessible subject"--Provided by publisher.