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Michel Stroot is the executive chef at the Golden Door.  His food has been praised by the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Gourmet, and Vogue.  Craig Claiborne, former food editor of the New York Times, has called Chef Stroot "a kitchen genius" and his creations "tantalizing and singularly inspiring." Stroot lives in San Diego, California.

The Golden Door, located in Escondido, California, was founded in 1958 by Deborah Szekely.  Alex Szekely, Deborah's son, is president of the Golden Door and Rancho La Puerta, sister spa to the Door and America's first fitness spa.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Cookery (Natural foods)Low-calorie diet Recipes