RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 829239293 LA English T1 The business of food. A1 H.W. Wilson Company., YR 2013 SN 9780824212131 0824212134 9780824212117 0824212118 AB The business of food covers the complexity of the production and consumption of food, in a variety of social and cultural contexts. Topics include the growth of organics and local farm movements, which have provided Americans with an alternative food chain to the big food business industry. Readers will enjoy reports on the development of food and media, covering some of the most popular chefs and shows on television, beginning with the celebrity of Julia Child. A chapter on the art of food writing offers articles by writers who see the written word as important as quality food. Also covered is one of the most challenging business ventures -- the restaurant. This volume reveals the broad array of issues and stories of how we understand food industry today.