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Bill Buford
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Mid-Book Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does the food prepared on the grill have to be considered acceptable?

2. When was the article that put Mario Batali on the map published according to Bill in Chapter 13?

3. What station did Bill say he had to take over in Chapter 15?

4. What does "hammered" mean in a kitchen?

5. Who was the pasta guy at Babbo?

Short Essay Questions

1. What did not work well in Chapter 6?

2. What did Bill convince his wife to do at the start of Chapter 19?

3. What did the workers at Babbo's always need to assume?

4. Who suggested that Bill and Mark go to Italy?

5. What did Bill become obsessed with according to Chapter 16?

6. Where did Bill visit in Chapter 11?

7. What does Bill learn about clams despite not liking them?

8. What did Bill become in Chapter 1, and what did it teach Bill?

9. Why did Bill arrive ten days earlier than Mark?

10. What did Bill eventually find it impossible to do in?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Do you think that the organizational system (brigade system) of a kitchen makes successful chefs?

Essay Topic 2

Batali opened a pizzeria that had a lot of success despite having "inedible" pizzas. Do you think cuisine is losing the fight of good taste against processed food and that people have lower standards for what is good?

Essay Topic 3

Discuss how Buford intertwines elements of a memoir, biography, and tutorial into his writing.

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