Come In, We're Closed

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Come In, We're Closed

An Invitation to Staff Meals at the World's Best Restaurants

By Christine Carroll; Jody Eddy; Ferran Adria (Foreword by)

Running Press Book Publishers, Hardcover, 9780762442621, 320pp.

Publication Date: October 2, 2012

Peer behind the closed sign in theworld's greatest restaurants, and you may glimpse a packed table whose seats are elusive even to the most in-the-know diner: the daily staff meal. This insider's look goes behind thescenes to share the one-of-a-kind dishes professional cooks feed each other.
Joinauthors Christine Carroll and Jody Eddy as they share these intimate staff mealtraditions, including exclusive interviews and never-before-recorded recipes, fromtwenty-five iconic restaurants including: Ad Hoc in Napa, California;Mugaritz in San Sebastian, Spain; The Fat Duck in London, England; McCrady's in Charleston, South Carolina; Uchiin Austin, Texas; Michel et Sebastien Bras in Laguiole, France; wd 50 in New York City, New York, and many more.
Enjoy more than 100 creative and comforting dishesmade to sate hunger andnourish spirits, like skirt steak stuffed with charredscallions; duck and shrimp paella; beefheart and watermelon salad; steamed chicken with lily buds; Turkish red pepperand bulgur soup; homemade tarragon and cherrysoda; and buttermilk doughnutholes with apple-honey caramel glaze. It's finally time to come in from the cold and explore the meals that fuelthe hospitality industry; your place has been set.

About the Author
Christine Carroll is the author of "Children of Dynasty," She lives in Las Cruces, New Mexico.

Praise For Come In, We're Closed

From the foreword:
Ferran Adrià, author of The Family Meal and owner of elBulli
"...From the hands of Jody and Christine, we are given the opportunity to enjoy staff meals around the globe."

The Daily Meal
“A great picture of different restaurants across America and Europe!”