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Hotbox : inside catering, the food world's riskiest business / Matt Lee and Ted Lee.

Lee, Matt (Cookbook author), (author.). Lee, Ted, (author.).
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  • 3 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria 642.4 LEE (Text) 37521530920745 AMPL Adult New Nonfiction Shelf Available -
Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville 642.4 Lee (Text) 32604000205913 DCTPLD AD New Non-Fiction Available -
Mooresville PL - Mooresville 642.4 LEE (Text) 37323005494573 NEW-BKS Available -
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West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette 642.4 LEE (Text) 31951004400922 Main Floor - New Arrivals Checked out 05/10/2019

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781627792615
  • ISBN: 1627792619
  • Physical Description: xii, 272 pages : black & white illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Company, [2019]

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Manchego mayhem -- Not the sharpest knife in the drawer -- The client is (almost) always right -- Fiesta in the palace -- The telephone chef, the glorious guys, and G.I. Joe veterans frankfurter service -- Dinner in light and dark -- The big pink hippo -- Sixteen hundred deviled eggs -- Can I even eat this? -- No milk! (Butter and cream okay) -- Great expectations -- The happy couple fancied themselves food curators -- Piercing the veil.
Summary, etc.:
Hotbox reveals the real-life drama behind cavernous event spaces and soaring white tents, where cooking conditions have more in common with a mobile army hospital than a restaurant. Known for their modern take on Southern cooking, the Lee brothers steeped themselves in the catering business for four years, learning the culture from the inside-out. It’s a realm where you find eccentric characters, working in extreme conditions, who must produce magical events and instantly adapt when, for instance, the host’s toast runs a half-hour too long, a hail storm erupts, or a rolling rack of hundreds of ice cream desserts goes wheels-up.
Subject: Caterers and catering > Management.

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