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Heat : an amateur's adventures as kitchen slave, line cook, pasta maker, and apprentice to a Dante-quoting butcher in Tuscany

The author, an untrained, inexperienced, and middle-aged desk jockey, learns to become a line cook in the notoriously difficult, cramped kitchens of New York's three star Babbo restaurant. Provides a portrait of chef/entrepreneur Mario Batali and chef Marco Pierre White, as well as othercooks, chefs, butchers, artisans and restaurant lifers.Strong language. 2006
Audiobook on CD, English, 2007
CNIB, Toronto, 2007