A Wealth of Insight: The World’s Best Chefs on Creativity, Leadership and Perfection

TAOP Staff

Releasing today is A Wealth of Insight: The World’s Best Chefs on Creativity, Leadership and Perfection is a must-read for any food lover fascinated by the minds of the world’s most well renowned chefs.

Author Rahim B Kanani gives readers an inside look into the creative processes, commitment to leadership, and the constant pursuit of perfection of 45 of the world’s best chefs, all who have collectively amassed nearly 100 Michelin stars. Each chapter features insights by a chef who regularly appears at the top international rankings and awards, accompanied by photography of their work. They offer their stories, culinary philosophy, their approach to management and advice for aspiring chefs.

Kanani says, “The idea for this book, unbeknownst to me at the time, originated in November 2012 during an hours-long tasting menu of pure discovery at minibar by Chef José Andrés in Washington DC. It was my first experience at a restaurant designed and built for gastronomes, and one that was revered worldwide for its creativity and innovation. Course after course was awe-inspiring, imaginative and superb. Witnessing the culinary freedom, precision and thoughtfulness that embodied the minibar experience was like awakening my palette from a coma. I walked away with a sense of wonder and curiosity not just about the world of cuisine, but about life.”

Black Truffle Club, April 2019
Rahim B. Kanani
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Ana Ros of Hiša Franko

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Albert Adria of Tickets Bar

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Eric Ripert of Le Bernardin

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Emma Bengtsson of Aquavit

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Andoni Luis Aduriz of Mugaritz

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Eneko Atxa Azurmendi of Azurmendi