The Restaurant Book
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The Restaurant

  • Author : Pamela M. Kelley
  • Publisher : Piping Plover Press
  • Date : 2020-11-06
  • Category : Fiction
  • Pages : 282
  • ISBN : 9780991243556

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Three sisters. An inherited Nantucket restaurant. One year before they can sell. Mandy, Emma and Jill are as close as three sisters who live hundreds of miles apart can be. They grew up together on Nantucket, but Mandy is the only one that stayed. Jill lives a glamorous life in Manhattan as a co-owner of a successful executive search firm. Never married, she is in her mid-thirties and lives in a stunning, corner condo with breathtaking views of the city and Hudson river. Everyone thinks there's something going on with her partner, Billy, because as a workaholic, she spends more time with him than anyone else. But there's never been anything but friendship between them and Billy loves being a bachelor in NYC. Emma lives in Arizona and is an elementary school teacher and an aspiring photographer. She met her college professor husband, Peter, in grad school and they've been married for about fifteen years. In recent years, she's noticed that Peter has grown distant. But when he shares a surprising secret, she doesn't see it coming and her world is turned upside down. Mandy followed her high school boyfriend, Cory to Boston College, and right after graduation, they married and settled in Dover, just outside of Boston. Cory joined a successful hedge fund, while Mandy took a job at a downtown financial services firm as an administrative assistant. She quit a year later, when Blake, the first baby came. Two years later, when Brooke was born, Cory left to open a competing Hedge Fund and they moved home to Nantucket. Now that the children are older, Mandy has more free time and is eager to do more than just volunteer with local charity events. But Cory doesn't want her to work. He thinks it doesn't reflect well on him and appearances are everything to Cory. Though when Mandy finds something unusual in his gym bag, she begins to question what is really going on. When their beloved grandmother, Rose Ferguson passes peacefully in her sleep a week before her ninety-ninth birthda

The Restaurant Book

The Restaurant

  • Author : William Sitwell
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Date : 2020-04-09
  • Category : History
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN : 9781471179631

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AS READ ON BBC RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEK. The fascinating story of how we have gone out to eat, from the ancient Romans in Pompeii to the luxurious Michelin-starred restaurants of today. Tracing its earliest incarnations in the city of Pompeii, where Sitwell is stunned by the sophistication of the dining scene, this is a romp through history as we meet the characters and discover the events that shape the way we eat today. Sitwell, restaurant critic for the Daily Telegraph and famous for his acerbic criticisms on the hit BBC show MasterChef, tackles this enormous subject with his typical wit and precision. He spies influences from an ancient traveller of the Muslim world, revels in the unintended consequences for nascent fine dining of the French Revolution, reveals in full hideous glory the post-Second World War dining scene in the UK and fathoms the birth of sensitive gastronomy in the US counterculture of the 1960s. This is a story of the ingenuity of the human race as individuals endeavour to do that most fundamental of things: to feed people. It is a story of art, politics, revolution, desperate need and decadent pleasure. Sitwell, a familiar face in the UK and a figure known for the controversy he attracts, provides anyone who loves to dine out, or who loves history, or who simply loves a good read with an accessible and humorous history. The Restaurant is jam-packed with extraordinary facts; a book to read eagerly from start to finish or to spend glorious moments dipping in to. It may be William Sitwell’s History of Eating Out, but it’s also the definitive story of one of the cornerstones of our culture.

The Restaurant at the End of the Universe Book
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The Restaurant at the End of the Universe

  • Author : Douglas Adams
  • Publisher : Pan
  • Date : 2020-03-05
  • Category :
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN : 1529034531

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Following the smash-hit sci-fi comedy The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, The Restaurant at the End of the Universe is the second part in Douglas Adams' multi-media phenomenon and cult classic series. This edition includes exclusive bonus material from the Douglas Adams archives, and an introduction by Monty Python star, Terry Jones. If you've done six impossible things this morning, why not round it off with breakfast at Milliways, the Restaurant at the end of the Universe? Which is exactly what Arthur Dent and the crew of the Heart of Gold plan to do. There's just the small matter of escaping the Vogons, avoiding being taken to the most totally evil world in the Galaxy and teaching a space ship how to make a proper cup of tea. And did anyone actually make a reservation? Follow Arthur Dent's galactic (mis)adventures in the rest of the trilogy with five parts: Life, the Universe and Everything, So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish, and Mostly Harmless.

The Restaurant Manager s Success Chronicles Book

The Restaurant Manager s Success Chronicles

  • Author : Angela C. Adams
  • Publisher : Atlantic Publishing Company
  • Date : 2007-06-26
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Pages : 284
  • ISBN : 9780910627962

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Restaurants are one of the most frequently started businesses, yet they have a high failure rate. This title provides real life examples of how successful restaurant operators avoid the pitfalls and thrive. It includes hundreds of tricks, tips and secrets on how to make money with your restaurant.

Christmas at the Restaurant Book

Christmas at the Restaurant

  • Author : Pamela M. Kelley
  • Publisher : Piping Plover Press
  • Date : 2020-12-01
  • Category : Fiction
  • Pages : 206
  • ISBN :

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Nantucket's famous Christmas Stroll is always the first week of December and this year sisters Mandy and Emma and Paul, the executive chef want to do something extra special for Mimi's Place, the restaurant that they co-own. It will be Emma and Paul's first Christmas together as a couple and Mandy's first holiday as a newly single and divorced mother of two. Although Mandy does have a promising new relationship, though she wants to take things very slow. Their sister Jen and her new husband, Billy, are planning to spend the whole month of December on Nantucket too, juggling working remotely for the executive search firm they own together in Manhattan and relaxing and spending time with family and helping out at the restaurant too. And Gina, their awesome bartender is spending her first winter on Nantucket and it's a bit of an adjustment--winters on Nantucket are so much quieter than the city life she was used to. She's even more confused when someone she had a major crush on back in the city moves to Nantucket. Suddenly her boring winter is starting to look a lot more interesting.

The Restaurant Diet Book

The Restaurant Diet

  • Author : Fred Bollaci
  • Publisher : Mango Media Inc.
  • Date : 2018-01-15
  • Category : Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN : 9781633537033

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“I know of no other book that offers its readers the opportunity to learn how to remain healthy without giving up the pleasure that dining out brings.” —Monty Preiser, veteran food & wine writer This is the ultimate guide for people who want to dine out guilt-free! In The Restaurant Diet, author Fred Bollaci, who lost 150 pounds from 330: • Teaches readers how to read a menu • Explains how to ask important questions of the restaurant staff • Gives guidance on how to have food customized to your dietary needs • Provides insights into converting this into healthy eating at home As Fred teaches readers how to eat out and lose weight, he reveals the real secret: It’s not about preparing “clean” food at home, or going “whole” and excluding wheat, sugar, and dairy. Nor is it about counting calories or grams. It’s about WHY one overeats in the first place. After trying every fad diet, Fred devised a four-phase eating and exercise plan with the help of his doctor, a nutritionist, a trainer, and a psychologist. Featuring recipes from America’s most noted restaurant chefs, as well as original recipes from Fred’s own kitchen, The Restaurant Diet is for the nineteen million Americans who love to eat out on a regular basis—and the 38 percent who are overweight. “The Restaurant Diet, with its smart, educated choices, will revolutionize the world of dieting. As a chef and restaurant owner, I am excited to be part of this game-changing book and way of life—where fine-dining restaurants are a conscious dieter’s friend.” Gabriel Kreuther, Michelin star chef and James Beard Award winner

The Restaurant Manager s Handbook Book
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The Restaurant Manager s Handbook

  • Author : Douglas Robert Brown
  • Publisher : Atlantic Publishing Company
  • Date : 2007
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Pages : 1052
  • ISBN : 9780910627979

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The multiple award-winning Restaurant Manager's Handbook is the best-selling book on running a successful food service. Now in the fourth completely revised edition, nine new chapters detail restaurant layout, new equipment, principles for creating a safer work environment, and new effective techniques to interview, hire, train, and manage employees. We provide a new chapter on tips and IRS regulations as well as guidance for improved management, new methods to increase your bottom line by expanding the restaurant to include on- and off-premise catering operations. We ve added new chapters offering food nutrition guidelines and proper employee training. The Fourth Edition of the Restaurant Manager s Handbook is an invaluable asset to any existing restaurant owner or manager as well as anyone considering a career in restaurant management or ownership. All existing chapters have new and updated information. This includes extensive material on how to prepare a restaurant for a potential sale. There is even an expanded section on franchising. You will find many additional tips to help restaurant owners and managers learn to handle labor and operational expenses, rework menus, earn more from better bar management, and introduce up-scale wines and specialties for profit. You will discover an expanded section on restaurant marketing and promotion plus revised accounting and budgeting tips. This new edition includes photos and information from leading food service manufacturers to enhance the text. This new, comprehensive 800-page book will show you step-by-step how to set up, operate, and manage a financially successful food service operation. The author has taken the risk out of running a restaurant business. Operators in the non-commercial segment as well as caterers and really anyone in the food service industry will rely on this book in everyday operations. Its 28 chapters cover the entire process of a restaurant start-up and ongoing management in an easy-to-understand

At the Restaurant Activity Book Book

At the Restaurant Activity Book

  • Author : Alice Hobbs
  • Publisher : QED Publishing
  • Date : 2022-06-07
  • Category :
  • Pages : 64
  • ISBN : 9780711275492

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At the Restaurant is a fun-filled book of restaurant-themed activities designed to keep children entertained and amused when out and about.

2022 Miami   South Beach   The Restaurant Enthusiast   s Discriminating Guide Book

2022 Miami South Beach The Restaurant Enthusiast s Discriminating Guide

  • Author : Andrew Delaplaine
  • Publisher : Gramercy Park Press
  • Date : 2021-11-19
  • Category : Travel
  • Pages : 124
  • ISBN : 9781641874151

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Andrew Delaplaine is the ultimate Restaurant Enthusiast. With decades in the food writing business, he has been everywhere and eaten (almost) everything. “Unlike the ‘honest’ reviews on sites like Yelp, this writer knows what he’s talking about. He’s a professional, with decades in the business, not a well-intentioned but clueless amateur.” = Holly Titler, Los Angeles “This concise guidebook was exactly what I needed to make the most of my limited time in town.” = Tanner Davis, Milwaukee This is another of his books with spot-on reviews of the most exciting restaurants in town. Some will merit only a line or two, just to bring them to your attention. Others deserve a half page or more. “The fact that he doesn’t accept free meals in exchange for a good review makes all the difference in his sometimes brutally accurate reviews.” = Jerry Adams, El Paso “Exciting” does not necessarily mean expensive. The area’s top spots get the recognition they so richly deserve (and that they so loudly demand), but there are plenty of “sensible alternatives” for those looking for good food handsomely prepared by cooks and chefs who really care what they “plate up” in the kitchen. For those with a touch of Guy Fieri, Delaplaine ferrets out the best food for those on a budget. That dingy looking dive bar around the corner may serve up one of the juiciest burgers in town, perfect to wash down with a locally brewed craft beer. Whatever your predilection or taste, cuisine of choice or your budget, you may rely on Andrew Delaplaine not to disappoint. Delaplaine dines anonymously at the Publisher’s expense. No restaurant listed in this series has paid a penny or given so much as a free meal to be included. Bon Appétit!

In the Restaurant Book
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In the Restaurant

  • Author : Christoph Ribbat
  • Publisher : Pushkin Press
  • Date : 2017-09-28
  • Category : Travel
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN : 9781782273103

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What does eating out tell us about who we are? The restaurant is where we go to celebrate, to experience pleasure, to show off - or, sometimes, just because we're hungry. But these temples of gastronomy hide countless stories. This is the tale of the restaurant in all its guises, from the first formal establishments in eighteenth-century Paris serving 'restorative' bouillon, to today's new Nordic cuisine, via grand Viennese cafés and humble fast food joints. Here are tales of cooks who spend hours arranging rose petals for Michelin stars, of the university that teaches the consistence of the perfect shake, of the lunch counter that sparked a protest movement, of the writers - from Proust to George Orwell - who have been inspired or outraged by the restaurant's secrets. As this dazzlingly entertaining, eye-opening book shows, the restaurant is where performance, fashion, commerce, ritual, class, work and desire all come together. Through its windows, we can glimpse the world. Christoph Ribbat (b. 1968) has taught in Bochum, Boston and Basel, and is now Professor of American Studies at the University of Paderborn.

The Restaurant Guide Book

The Restaurant Guide

  • Author :
  • Publisher :
  • Date : 2007
  • Category : Great Britain
  • Pages :
  • ISBN : CORNELL:31924095722447

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The best...restaurants in England, Scotland, Wales & Ireland.

Moosewood Restaurant Book of Desserts Book

Moosewood Restaurant Book of Desserts

  • Author : Moosewood Collective
  • Publisher : Clarkson Potter
  • Date : 2015-08-18
  • Category : Cooking
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN : 9781101905098

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A comprehensive collection of the most popular and tempting desserts created by Moosewood Restaurant chefs over the past two decades. Frequent visitors to the renowned Moosewood Restaurant know to leave room for one of the enticing offerings on the daily dessert board: comforting bread puddings and cobblers, rich poundcakes and cheesecakes, luscious seasonal fruit desserts, and pies of all descriptions. Here are desserts for every occasion, from the awesome, multi-tiered Festive Celebrations Cake to quick little cookies and muffins to slip into a lunch box or onto a tea tray. There are sumptuous low-fat favorites like Chocolate Cherry Clafouti and Pear Meringue Tart, easy home-style desserts including Gingerbread Cupcakes and Dark Chocolate Pudding with Bananas, and helpful lists of vegan desserts, children’s favorites, and last-minute options (when a minor miracle is in order). As always, each recipe has been carefully tested and retested by the cooks at Moosewood to help ensure consistent results every time. Quick to prepare and made with readily available ingredients, the recipes in Moosewood Restaurant Book of Desserts are the kind of satisfyingly down-to-earth, mouth-watering treats you’ll enjoy making for friends and family (and yourself) time and time again.

Restaurant Man Book
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Restaurant Man

  • Author : Joe Bastianich
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Date : 2012-05-01
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN : 9781101583548

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The New York Times Bestselling Book--Great gift for Foodies “The best, funniest, most revealing inside look at the restaurant biz since Anthony Bourdain’s Kitchen Confidential.” —Jay McInerney With a foreword by Mario Batali Joe Bastianich is unquestionably one of the most successful restaurateurs in America—if not the world. So how did a nice Italian boy from Queens turn his passion for food and wine into an empire? In Restaurant Man, Joe charts a remarkable journey that first began in his parents’ neighborhood eatery. Along the way, he shares fascinating stories about his establishments and his superstar chef partners—his mother, Lidia Bastianich, and Mario Batali. Ever since Anthony Bourdain whet literary palates with Kitchen Confidential, restaurant memoirs have been mainstays of the bestseller lists. Serving up equal parts rock ’n’ roll and hard-ass business reality, Restaurant Man is a compelling ragu-to-riches chronicle that foodies and aspiring restauranteurs alike will be hankering to read.