Monday, April 19, 2010

Book Giveaway: 101 Things I Learned in Culinary School

Here's another giveaway sponsored by the good folks at Hachette Book Group and Grand Central Publishing.  They are generously providing the readers of Joy of Desserts the chance to win 101 Things I Learned in Culinary School by Louis Eguaras with Matthew Frederick.


There will be 3 winners.  Enter through May 19, 2010 at midnight.
U.S. and Canada addresses only.


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GIVEAWAY! GIVEAWAY!
Don't miss this giveaway!
101 THINGS I LEARNED™
IN CULINARY SCHOOL
by Louis Eguaras with Matthew Frederick.
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From the publisher:

"Louis Eguaras, a renowned chef at the Le Cordon Bleu Program at the California School of Culinary Arts, provides readers with a terrific overview of what is truly involved in the preparation, cooking, and presentation of meals. He also provides invaluable insights into just what is involved in making this one's chosen profession.

"His 20-plus years of experience includes responsibilities as Staff Chef at the White House and Camp David, and Executive Chef and Marketing Manager in several other settings.

"The book will feature a wide range of illustrated lessons, from how to properly hold a knife... to the history of food... from food preparation and presentation... to restaurant hospitality and management, and much more.

"The book will be presented in the distinctive and highly-attractive packaged style of 101 THINGS I LEARNED IN ARCHITECTURE SCHOOL, and will be the perfect gift for anyone who is thinking about entering culinary school, is already enrolled, or even just the casual chef."


Title: 101 THINGS I LEARNED™ IN CULINARY SCHOOL
Authors: Louis Eguaras with Matthew Frederick
Publisher: Hachette Book Group/Grand Central Publishing
Category: BUSINESS & ECONOMICS, REFERENCE
Format: Hardcover Book
Publish Date: May 20, 2010
Price: $15.00
ISBN: 9780446550307
Pages: 212
Size: 7" x 5"

HOW TO ENTER:
  • Just leave a comment letting me know why you would like to win this book (other than it is free). It's that's easy!
Bonus Chances:
  • Write a blog post about this giveaway and get 3 more chances (leave your post link -- leave 3 comments);
  • Follow this blog via Blogger/Google Friend Connect and get 3 more chances (leave 3 comments);
  • Participate in Vintage Recipe Thursday and get 3 more chances (leave your post link -- leave 3 comments)
  •  Tweet about this giveaway linking to this post on Twitter (leave each tweet link in a separate comment);
  •  Follow @JoyOfDesserts on Twitter and get 1 more chance (leave 1 comment).
There will be 3 winners.  Enter through May 19, 2010 at midnight.
U.S. and Canada addresses only.

236 comments:

  1. would love to learn more about the details of cooking!!

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  2. I have always been curious about what a person learns in culinary school--besides the obvious cooking stuff. (For about a week I toyed with the idea of dropping out of grad school and signing up at culinary school.) I'd hope to pick up a few tips.

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  3. I would love to win it because I am the casual chef in my house and love to learn new things about cooking and baking not just new recipes.

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  4. Oooh, I've always wanted to go to culinary school and would love this book!

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  5. Of course I would like to win! It sounds great!

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  6. I'd like to win because I am trying to get away from recipes and more toward the basics. Thanks!

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  7. I would love to win b/c I don't know how to cook and need all the help I can get.
    rbjj32825[at]lycos[dot]com

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  8. I'd love to win it b/c I sometimes daydream about going to culinary school...then I get back to my regular job as a boring accountant :(

    aseipel at pmmilwaukee dot com

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  9. I tweeted! http://twitter.com/mamatojj/status/12535889329

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  10. I would love to learn any new techniques for in the kitchen...I can use all the help I can get :).

    hewella1@gmail.com

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  11. I'm always looking to learn new things in the kitchen. Sounds great!

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  12. Id love to read this because I love to cook!

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  16. I would love to win because I want to learn more about cooking

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  18. I have always wanted to attend culinary school. Hopefully this gives me that glimpse I want!

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  19. Would love to enter - always fun to learn more cooking techniques

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  20. Looks like a great book.

    I like to try new things.

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  21. It's always been my desire to go to culinary school and it looks like I'm never going to accomplish that dream but at least I would know 101 things that he learned. I really, really, want this book. Honest!

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  22. I would like to have this book so that I can continue teaching myself how to be creative in the kitchen. I have the basic skills, but I would like to razzle and dazzle those who come to my table.

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  32. I'd love to learn these tips, the chefs impress me with their cutting skills. I know that it would cut down on my cooking time if I didn't chop like a snail. kcarlson1152[at]hotmail[dot]com

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  33. HORTON111@AOL.COM

    I AM SURE I COULD USE SOME OF THE SUGGESTION IN THIS BOOK...IF YOU EVER ATE MY COOKING YOU WOULD KNOW WHY

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  34. This just looks interesting--not something you see everyday.

    amanda.townsend2 at gmail dot com

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  35. i like to read and cook mverno@roadrunner.com

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  36. I am currently trying to improve my cooking. A book like this may help. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  45. I love cooking and watching chefs shows, trying out recipes and would love to have this cookbook to see what I can learn!

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  46. I follow you on twitter
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  47. Tweeted!
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  48. I love to cook and I'm always wanting to learn more cooking "secrets"! This sounds like a fun book!!
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  49. i'd like to win because i've been doing a lot more cooking lately, and could use some help

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  50. I would like to win this, because no matter how good of cook you are, there is always something to learn. I also collect cookbooks and this would be a great addition.
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  59. I always dreamed of going to culinary school so I would love to read this book

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  60. I'm very interested in food presentation tips!

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  61. I would love to know the inside secrets to cooking.

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  71. I'd love to win this for my hubby who looooooves to cook and entertain but doesn't have all the skills necessary like proper knife handling which is covered in this book.

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  78. follow on twitter: @shootingstarmag

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  79. i can't cook for the life of me so it would be great for myself but also a few people that I know that LOVE to cook

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  89. I love cookbooks and any books about cooking so I'd love to win it. Great giveaway!

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  93. I would like to win this because being a chef was always a dream in my younger days and I think this would be really interesting to me!
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  94. I posted your contest on my Blog #3
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  95. I posted your contest on my Blog #2
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  96. I posted your contest on my Blog #1
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  97. I follow you on Twitter @cezovski
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  98. I so want this book....Learn from other's experience!!!
    Frenchy

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  99. I would like to win this because I am interested in trying out some new techniques in the kitchen!

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  100. This book would be perfect for me!
    I've never taken single cooking class. I just experiment, sometimes things go badly... plus I can't let my slow cooker do all the work!

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  101. Please enter me in your give away ! Thanks.
    Blessings,
    ~Myrna

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  102. ms(dot)verymarried(at)gmail(d0t)com

    It just looks so interesting! Plus, I need all the help in the kitchen I can get!

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  103. I'd love to win this because I need help in the culinary department! Thanks.

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  104. looks like a great book!
    julieb82@gmail.com

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  105. My daughter would like to go to culunary school and I thought she would be interested in reading this book
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  106. This sounds like a great book; I'm sold on the title alone! I don't think I'd be a good candidate for culinary school (because I don't really want to carve up a whole cow ;)) but I would love to reap the benefits from someone who's actually been there. What a great giveaway :)

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  107. I want to win this so I could share it with my mom. We do most of our mother/daughter bonding in the kitchen!

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  108. Follow on Twitter @theladya. abailey_crace@yahoo.com

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  109. I would love to win because I love cooking meals that are good and make my family happy. abailey_crace@yahoo.com

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  110. Tweeted. http://twitter.com/theladya/status/13905875066. abailey_crace@yahoo.com

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  111. It sounds like a cool book. I make cakes and I can probably relate to many things in the book
    jonilynntaylor at gmail dot com

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  112. twitter follower
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  113. the Cook household loves to try new recipes and experiment with new tastes in the kitchen from around the world

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  114. I have always been interested in culinary school and I love to learn new things , especially about cooking and food. Sounsd like a great read.

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  115. i would love to win because i just got married and my poor husband is sick of eating burned bland food!! poor guy.

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  116. I would like to win because I have just recently started getting into cooking and baking and I LOVE IT!!!! I am inseparable with cooking and baking shows! I have learned valuable tips from chef academy and other shows and NEED TO KNOW MORE!!!!! can't get enough!!! PLEASE PICK ME! PICK ME!!!! :)

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  117. I love to cook but need to learn some cooking techniques to do some recipes

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  118. I follow on GFC #1

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  120. i follow on gfc #2

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  121. Would love to win this book :)

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  122. I'm following you now on twitter. My username is @thelittlekitchn

    Thanks!

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  123. I would love to win this book because I love to cook and would love to learn a possible 101 more things about cooking!

    Thanks for the opportunity to win!!

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  132. I've been in the restaurant/bar business for several years. I would love to read his perspective. Thanks.

    president(dot)peaches(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  133. I would love to win because my cousin is thinking about going to culinary school

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  134. I would love to win this for my oldest son. He would enjoy reading it :)

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  135. I like to think that I am a good cook and would like to be able to do it better!

    theyyyguy@yahoo.com

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  136. I'd like to win this book for my son who is an aspiring chef.

    SamneneD@aol.com

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  137. I would love to win I am not a great cook, just ok and would love the tips eaglesforjack@gmail.com

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  138. I would love to win a copy for my husband he dreams of attending culinary school.
    kakihararocks@gmail.com

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  139. I'd like to win this book because I am considering culinary school as a second career! prills@aol.com

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  140. I love that this book distills it down to 101 things. It sounds like a great summary of the "high points", which is all I'd have time to read with a toddler anyway. :-) Thanks for the chance to win!

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  144. #1 I follow your blog as degood with google friend connect.

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  145. I would like to win this book because I am always trying to learn more things about cooking to get better.

    kerrie@mayansfamily.com

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  146. #3 I follow your blog as degood with google friend connect.

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  147. #2 I follow your blog as degood with google friend connect.

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  148. I follow you on twitter as kmayans

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  149. would love to win because I enjoy cooking and the pleasure it brings to me and others

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  150. I'd like to win this book because I bet it has a lot of great efficient shortcuts for the kitchen.

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  151. Thanks so much for stopping by my blog. Oh gosh, how I would love to win your book.
    don't know if you saw an earlier post, but I collect cookbooks. I love them and anything to do with kitchen and cooking.

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  152. I'd like to win this book because I would have loved to have gone to culinary school but never had the opportunity.

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  153. I love learned new cooking techniques, thanks!

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  154. Would love to win for my daughter, it has been her dream to go to culinary school.
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  155. I need all the help I can get when it comes to cooking.

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  156. I would love to win this book because I read and use cookbooks like regular books, from cover to cover.

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  157. I love to cook, but I'm no pro and am blown away by the tricks I see on tv (that many of them have learned in Culinary School). I want to learn some of those things, so would love to have this book.

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  158. I follow your blog via Google Friend Connect. (1)

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  161. I would like to win it because it sounds like a fascinating insider's look into the culinary arts~! aitmama {{at}} gmail {{tod}} com

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  162. I am a new GFC follower! aitmama {{at}} gmail {{tod}} com 3

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