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Boiling Point - My Adventures in the Restaurant Game (Electronic book text)
Boiling Point - My Adventures in the Restaurant Game (Electronic book text): Nick Munier, Esther McCarthy
Boiling Point - My Adventures in the Restaurant Game (Electronic book text): Nick Munier, Esther McCarthy

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Nick Munier, Esther McCarthy

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Temperamental chefs, Michelin inspectors, difficult customers and TV cameras - they're all in a day's work for Nick Munier Hell's Kitchen ma tre d' Nick Munier knows the restaurant game better than anyone, and now he's ready to serve up some spice As the front-of-house man who has worked at the coalface of some of the world's top restaurants, Nick Munier has witnessed the worst celebrity chef tantrums and the most bizarre customer antics. In this witty and revealing memoir, he lifts the lid on the bubbling pot of the restaurant trade and reveals the legends, egos and eccentrics who thrive in it.During his two decades in this colourful business, Nick learned to duck plates flung by the volatile Marco Pierre White and ran shop for revered restaurateurs such as the Roux brothers. he served fish and chips to Madonna and vodka ice cream to Ronnie Wood. He witnessed the rise and fall of Conrad Gallagher and delivered the diners' verdicts to the celebrity contestants on Hell's Kitchen.Nick and Michelin-starred chef Stephen Gibson opened their own restaurant, Pichet, in Dublin, during the crippling economic downturn. It has gone on to become the hottest table in Dublin, delighting diners and critics alike.In Boiling Point Nick charts his rise to the top of a cutthroat industry and gives a no-holds-barred account of what really goes on in your favourite restaurant. Step inside, take a seat - your table is ready.ENDORSEMENTS'In this entertaining book Nick gives us the best table in the best restaurant in town and invites us to sit back and enjoy the fun. He deserves a large tip.' GINO D'ACAMPO'Nick Munier is one of the best and most civilised restaurateurs in the business, and his life up to now has been fed full with delicious adventures.' JOHN BANVILLE'At last a book that blows the herb-tinted, cappuccino-infused semi-reduced froth from the meat-and-two-veg of the restaurant business. A brilliant read ' TOM DUNNE'Our Nick, the foodies' foodie: stylish, savvy, cheeky, smart. A man at the top of his game; a man with a plan. Watch this space ' HARRY CROSBIE


Imprint: Y Books
Country of origin: Ireland
Release date: November 2010
Authors: Nick Munier • Esther McCarthy
Format: Electronic book text
Pages: 304
ISBN-13: 978-1-908023-11-7
Barcode: 9781908023117
Categories: Books > Language & Literature > Biography & autobiography
Books > Biography
Books > Biography > General
Books > Language & Literature > Biography & autobiography > General
LSN: 1-908023-11-2

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