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On Cooking: A Textbook of Culinary Fundamentals, 4th Edition

On Cooking: A Textbook of Culinary Fundamentals, 4th Edition
Author: Sarah R. Labensky - Alan M. Hause - Steven R. Labe
ISBN 13: 9780131713277
ISBN 10: 131713272
Edition: 4th
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2006-02-10
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 1440
List Price: $150.67

Attractively designed and extensively illustrated with color photographs, line drawings, charts, and sidebars, this contemporary introduction to cooking and food preparation focuses on information that is relevant to today's aspiring chef. Comprehensive and well-written, it emphasizes an understanding of cooking fundamentals, explores the preparation of fresh ingredients, and provides information on other relevant topics, such as food history and food science.

This introduction to cooking outlines professionalism, food safety and sanitation, nutrition, recipes and menus, tools and equipment, knife skills, kitchen staples, dairy products, principles of meat, fish and vegetable cookery, garde manger, baking, and presentation.

For Chefs, Restaurant Managers and others in the food service industry.