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Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

Anthony Bourdain
This Study Guide consists of approximately 43 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Kitchen Confidential.
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Topics for Discussion

Bourdain reveals some restaurant kitchen secrets in this book. Discuss any particularly enlightening facts.

There are several personality traits and characteristics that are essential to a successful culinary arts career. Discuss what traits you think would make a person a good chef.

Bourdain's personality is extremely strong and sometimes abrasive. Discuss why this has both helped and harmed his career.

Loyalty is an important aspect of the interpersonal dynamics in a kitchen. Discuss reasons why this is so important in the culinary industry.

Has Bourdain's book changed your views on restaurant dining? Discuss.

This book was published before the rise of culinary superstars in the media. Today Bourdain is one of those superstars with books and television programs to his credit. Why do you think Bourdain has achieved such notoriety?

In this book the role of women is sublimated in the male-dominated world of restaurant kitchens. Do...

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This section contains 155 words
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