In the Kitchen with Alain Passard
Inside the World (and Mind) of a Master Chef
Publication Date: May 2013
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Available in English for the very first time, In the Kitchen with Alain Passard is the first graphic novel to enter the kitchen of a master chef. Over the course of three years, illustrator Christophe Blain trailed acclaimed chef Alain Passard through his kitchens and gardens. With simple yet sublime drawings and thousands of colorful panels, this book gives the reader an inside, uncensored look at the world of Passard, who shocked the food universe in 2001 by removing meat from the menu at his celebrated Paris restaurant, L'Arpege, and dedicating himself to serving vegetables from his own organic farms. This irresistible hardcover combines a portrait of an amazing chef, an inside look at his creative process, and a humorous riff on fine dining culture plus fifteen recipes for the home kitchen in one haute cuisine comic book for foodies
About the AuthorChristophe Blain is the award-winning creator and illustrator of several successful French graphic novel series. He lives in Paris.