As the James Beard Foundation celebrates their 25th anniversary, this lush volume compiles the recipients of the prestigious Outstanding Chef Award, featuring a profile of each winner by author Kit Wohl, along with sumptuous recipes, photography, and a foreword by Martha Stewart. From Wolfgang Puck to Tom Colicchio, discover the culinary philosophy and passion behind each prizewinner s path to the kitchen, all contained in a beautiful collector's volume. An inspiration for a generation of chefs, James Beard set the standard through his cooking, teaching, consulting, writing, and media appearances. In honor of Beard s unrivaled legacy as the father of the gourmet movement, the James Beard Foundation established the annual James Beard Awards, which recognize excellence in food, beverage, and other culinary industries.
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