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The Making of a Chef: Mastering Heat at the Culinary Institute of America Chapter Summary & Analysis - American Bounty Restaurant and Benediction Summary

Michael Ruhlman
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American Bounty Restaurant and Benediction Summary and Analysis

The last stop for Ruhlman is the American Bounty Restaurant, the CIA's finest restaurant. Ruhlman holds his own in the kitchen and when he leaves, is given the ultimate compliment of another chef telling him that he did not cook like a writer, he cooked like a real chef. This is what Ruhlman has ultimately been wanting to hear since he started the CIA courses. He learns at the end of his Culinary education that part of the secret to success here is to always keep moving. It is a vagabond lifestyle and to keep moving is to stay active in the career. Of course, if you come from the CIA, you have to keep moving perfectly.

After Ruhlman receives his ultimate compliment, he drives to Chef Pardus's home to have a drink with him on his...

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