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The Making of a Chef: Mastering Heat at the Culinary Institute of America Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

Michael Ruhlman
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Topics for Discussion

What are Ruhlman's goals for writing this book? What does he want to gain from moving his family from their home in Cleveland, Ohio to Hudson Valley, New York?

Do you think that Ruhlman gives an unbiased account of what a student goes through when they sign on to take classes at the CIA?

How do the instructors at the CIA teach their students creativity and passion in their students?

Name some of the differences between cooking on the line in a kitchen and the atmosphere and experiences in Chef Coppedge's baking rooms.

How does the Blizzard of '96 impact Ruhlman and his experiences at the CIA?

Describe the impact and influence that President Metz has on the students at the CIA.

Name the values that Metz says he wants to instill in the students at the CIA.

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