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By Vanina Leschziner

This booklet is ready the artistic paintings of cooks at best eating places in long island and San Francisco. in keeping with interviews with cooks and commentary in eating place kitchens, the e-book explores the query of ways and why cooks make offerings in regards to the dishes they wear their menus. It solutions this question by way of interpreting an entire variety of components, together with cooks' careers, eating place rankings and experiences, social networks, how cooks take into consideration meals and cross approximately growing new dishes, and the way prestige affects their paintings and careers.
Chefs at best eating places face competing pressures to carry complicated and artistic dishes, and navigate industry forces to run a ecocnomic enterprise in an with highly excessive charges and coffee revenue margins. making a special and unique culinary type lets them stand out out there, yet making the standard foodstuff that many shoppers wish guarantees that they could remain in company. cooks needs to make offerings among those competing pressures. In explaining how they accomplish that, this ebook makes use of the case examine of excessive delicacies to research, extra typically, how humans in inventive occupations navigate a context that's rife with uncertainty, excessive pressures, and contradicting forces.

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By Vanina Leschziner

This booklet is ready the artistic paintings of cooks at best eating places in long island and San Francisco. in keeping with interviews with cooks and commentary in eating place kitchens, the e-book explores the query of ways and why cooks make offerings in regards to the dishes they wear their menus. It solutions this question by way of interpreting an entire variety of components, together with cooks' careers, eating place rankings and experiences, social networks, how cooks take into consideration meals and cross approximately growing new dishes, and the way prestige affects their paintings and careers.
Chefs at best eating places face competing pressures to carry complicated and artistic dishes, and navigate industry forces to run a ecocnomic enterprise in an with highly excessive charges and coffee revenue margins. making a special and unique culinary type lets them stand out out there, yet making the standard foodstuff that many shoppers wish guarantees that they could remain in company. cooks needs to make offerings among those competing pressures. In explaining how they accomplish that, this ebook makes use of the case examine of excessive delicacies to research, extra typically, how humans in inventive occupations navigate a context that's rife with uncertainty, excessive pressures, and contradicting forces.

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