Any recommended books for caterers?

Discussion in 'Professional Catering' started by nicko, Apr 26, 2015.

  1. nicko

    nicko Founder of Cheftalk.com Staff Member

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    Wondering if there are any book recommendations for catering from the community? 
     
  2. lagom

    lagom

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    Not really catering focused but take a look at "the one minute manager"
     
  3. flipflopgirl

    flipflopgirl

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    I am not trying to be a smartie pants but whenever I need to learn something that I know NOTHING about (like knitting) I reach for the "Idiots" line of manuals.

    So here is a link to the book on Amazon plus a few other likely candidates.

    http://www.amazon.com/s?ie=UTF8&page=1&rh=n:283155,k:catering for dummies

    Hope the link will be even a little helpful....

    mimi
     
  4. nicko

    nicko Founder of Cheftalk.com Staff Member

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    @Lagom  that is a good book. Lately we have had a revival in catering discussions and it got me wondering if there are any good books out there. I would like to add them to the ChefTalk database as a resource for people. Here are a few I know of.
     
  5. rouxrobot

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    It is a bit antiquated but I suggest the entire Professional Caterer's Series by Denis Ruffel and of course a Chef of any kind should always have a copy of Le Repertoire de la Cuisine on hand IMO.

    I would also highly recommend the Lessons from Charlie Trotter series to any professional, not just caterers.