Peer behind the"e;closed&rdquo sign in the world'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 the scenes to share the one-of-a-kind dishes professional cooks feed each other.Join authors Christine Carroll and Jody Eddy as they share these intimate staff meal traditions, including exclusive interviews and never-before-recorded recipes, from twenty-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 Uchi in Austin, Texas Michel et Sébastien Bras in Laguiole, France wd50 in New York City, New York, and many more.Enjoy more than 100 creative and comforting dishes made to sate hunger and nourish spirits, like skirt steak stuffed with charred scallions duck and shrimp paella beef heart and watermelon salad steamed chicken with lily buds Turkish red pepper and bulgur soup homemade tarragon and cherry soda and buttermilk doughnut holes with apple-honey caramel glaze. It's finally time to come in from the cold and explore the meals that fuel the hospitality industry your place has been set.
Come In, We're Closed
An Invitation to Staff Meals at the World's Best Restaurants