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The Making of a Chef: Mastering Heat at the Culinary Institute of America Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Michael Ruhlman
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Mid-Book Test - Hard

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What was first used in brown sauce that those at CIA no longer used?



2. What had the building that housed the CIA previously been?



3. What world did Michael say grew friendlier because he learned to harness and manipulate it?



4. Which student in Chef Pardus's class always liked to joke about thyme?



5. Why did Michael leave class right after the knife exam?



Short Essay Questions

1. What happened on tasting day?



2. What did group leader Gene Huey tell the students when they arrived for their first day of service in the kitchen at St. Andrew's?



3. What rules of dress and appearance did Chef Coppedge enforce in his classroom?



4. Why did Michael choose not to meet President Metz for so long?



5. What was the weather like in winter 1996?



6. How did most students feel when beginning Garde Manger?



7. What things did Tim Ryan accomplish as the youngest person involved?



8. Why was Michael so upset that they had served burnt chips at lunch?



9. How did Chef Felder prepare chicken skin for a galantine?



10. How did Michael feel when he saw himself in the chef's uniform for the first time?



Essay Topics

Discuss how instructors at CIA felt about Michael sitting in on classes at CIA. Use examples from the book.

Michael's personal life was deeply affected by his experiences at CIA. Discuss the changes that occurred in his personal life as a result of the time he spent at CIA.

Discuss the impact that CIA had on the restaurant world.

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