A unique collection of 33 endlessly imaginative recipes from the world-class chefs who work their culinary magic at Southern California's most famous restaurants! Now the home-based "chef" can wow dinner guests with these sumptuous savories from celebrated eating spots, or simply create a romantic evening at home, topped with inspiring cuisine. In addition to the recipes, behind-the-scenes interviews with the eclectic Master Chefs provide cooking tips, anecdotes and more than a few personal culinary secrets. Restaurants Include: Valentino's, Morton's, Border Grill, The Palm, L'Orangerie, Rockenwagner and Drago, among others. The author's proceeds from Compliments Of The Chef are being donated to the Los Angeles Regional Foodbank to further its work in providing food and meals to the homeless and disadvantaged.