This is the only directory assembled by and for food professionals, covering virtually the entire food business. Endorsed by the James Beard Foundation, an educational foundation of professional and amateur cooks dedicated to American gastronomy, it includes an exhaustive listing of names and phone numbers previously available only through time-consuming means. Contains information on new suppliers, schools, cookbook publishers, chefs, stylists, designers, consultants, research facilities, conventions, fairs, promotional ideas for new products and more. Essential reading for food professionals, this guide will also appeal to amateur cooking and food enthusiasts who want to be on the cutting edge of culinary art. This ``Who's Who'' and ``What's Where'' is a virtual encyclopedia of the food business.