Everything you need to understand or teach The Making of a Chef by Michael Ruhlman.
The novel is a biographical account of Ruhlman, the author and narrator and his quest to learn how to become a chef through the Culinary Institute of America school of training. One of the top cooking schools in the country, the Culinary Institute of America, otherwise known as the CIA, has produced some of the world's greatest chefs and Ruhlman's account details the intense process that is required of anyone who wants to become a graduate of their school.
A writer, Ruhlman moves his wife (a photographer with paying clients) and young daughter from Cleveland Ohio to New York to the CIA setting. It is his goal to write an unbiased account of what happens when a person decides to enroll in one of the most influential cooking schools in the country.
Initially, Ruhlman details the steps of learning how to make a good brown stock. To the...
The Making of a Chef: Mastering Heat at the Culinary Institute of America Lesson Plans contain 111 pages of teaching material, including: