The updated edition of the book Julia Child called "a 'must' foraspiring chefs"-the James Beard Award-winning guide to one oftoday's hottest careers With more and more chefs achieving celebrity status, interest inthe exciting world of today's leading chefs is higher than ever.Essential reading for anyone who loves food, Becoming a Chef givesan entertaining and informative insider's look at this dynamicprofession, going behind the scenes to look into some of the mostcelebrated restaurant kitchens across the nation. More than 60leading chefs-including some of the newest up-and-coming-discussthe inspiration, effort, and quirks of fate that turned would-bepainters, anthropologists, and football players into culinaryartists. Andrew Dornenburg and Karen Page (both of New York, NY) are theauthors of the bestselling titles Culinary Artistry, Dining Out,Chef's Night Out. Dornenburg has cooked professionally at Arcadia,Judson Grill, and March in New York City and Biba and the EastCoast Grill in Boston. Page, the recipient of the 1997 MelittaBentz Award for Women's Achievement, is a graduate of the HarvardBusiness School.