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Title:
Food art : garnishing made easy
Author:
Gargone, John.
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Publication Information:
Atlgen, PA : Schiffer Pub., [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
96 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Language:
English
Electronic Access:
Table of contents http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip048/2003018724.html
ISBN:
9780764319600
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Illustrated with over 370 beautiful color photos, John Gargone takes readers step-by-step through the process of creating garnishes that are stunning works of edible art. Follow the straight-forward, systematic instructions and you will produce displays that guests will never forget, including border garnishes, salad and table centerpieces, fruit displays ranging from bird cages to watermelon wedding vases, melon sculpture displays, and masterpieces in cheese, vegetables, and deli spreads. Additionally, this book is packed with knife handling techniques, tricks of the trade, and recipes that will give you the confidence and knowledge to create food arrangements quickly, many of which may be reused over several days. This book is a must for every chef, whether cooking for family and friends or catering to thousands!


Author Notes

Chef John Gargone has been creating art with food for many years. He has worked at Atlantic City Casino Hotels, New Orleans Premier Hotel, and several exclusive country clubs and specialty restaurants in Palm Springs, California.