Lesson 1 (from Dinner with Mario and Kitchen Slave: Chapters 1-3)
Dinner with Mario and Kitchen Slave: Chapters 1-3
Bill Buford is not only the author of the book, but also became an employee of Mario Batali. The objective of this lesson is to examine the background of Bill Buford, who is not only the author, but also a prominent figure in "Heat: An Amateur's Adventures as Kitchen Slave, Line Cook, Pasta Maker, and Apprentice to a Dante-quoting Butcher in Tuscany" by Bill Buford.
1) Pair Work: Library Research:
a) Biography: Students should find information on Bill Buford, including information on his childhood, education, and work as both an author and journalist.
b) Outline: Create an outline of Buford's titles that have been published, such as "Among the Thugs" and articles like "Extreme Chocolate: The Quest for the Perfect Bean."
2) Class Discussion: Who is Bull Buford? What does he do? What magazines has he worked for? What...
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