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The Making of a Chef: Mastering Heat at the Culinary Institute of America Chapter Summary & Analysis - St. Andrew's Cafe and St. Andrew's Kitchen Summary

Michael Ruhlman
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St. Andrew's Cafe and St. Andrew's Kitchen Summary and Analysis

Part of the curriculum for CIA students is to learn how to wait tables in order to gain a better understanding of what waiters go through while in the restaurant. They learn what the appropriate dress code is and the particular stresses of being a waiter. In order to gain a different perspective on St. Andrew's Cafe before serving there, Ruhlman takes his wife and daughter there as an anonymous customer. They are greeted by Phillip Papineau and seated. As soon as they are seated, they are immediately brought some bread for Ruhlman's eleven-month-old daughter, which he and his wife greatly appreciate.

Overall, the staff range from awkward to delightfully attentive, but Ruhlman feels incredibly at ease in the St. Andrew's Cafe.

Soon, Ruhlman himself will be serving at St. Andrew's Cafe. He...

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