Notes From the Chef's Desk Cookbook - Waldorf Astoria Hotel

Notes From the Chef's Desk Cookbook - Waldorf Astoria Hotel shares the recipes of Chef Arno Schmidt of the Waldorf-Astoriahotel in New York City. Schmidt brings you on a journey -- month by month through a year in the workings of the hotel's famous kitchen. The book is touted as "required reading for every restaurant owner and chef." 


Format: Hardcover with dust jacket, 377 pages 

Copyright: 1977 

Publisher: Cahners Books International, Inc. 

Author: Arno B. Schmidt 

ISBN: 9780843621587

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Description: Arno B. Schmidt is Executive Chef of The Waldorf-Astoria in New York City -- a position he has held since 1969. He is master of all kitchens, supervising 110 chefs and cook assistants and 290 other employees who daily produce over 5,000 "covers." In this his first book, Chef Schmidt shares with us his prize recipes and offers us a unique behind the scenes look at the operation of a hotel which has been called "the unofficial palace of New York." 

Notes from the Chef's Desk takes us month by month through one full year in the workings of The Waldorf-Astoria kitchen. You'll find recipes, specifications, and buying hints described in detail. 

You'll learn how large banquets are organized with an eye to today's tastes and economics. And you'll see how Chef Schmidt and his staff maintain the reputation,of excellence in one of the world's finest establishments. This book should be required reading for every owner and chef. 


Condition: Good condition. 

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