Contributor biographical information for A great American cook : recipes from the home kitchen of one of our most influential chefs / by Jonathan Waxman, with Tom Steele ; foreword by Bobby Flay ; photographs by John Kernick.

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Jonathan Waxman grew up in Berkeley, California, studied political science and wine making at the University of California at Berkeley, and was a professional jazz trombonist. He apprenticed in France, was chef for Alice Waters's Chez Panisse, and opened a succession of famous restaurants in New York City, including the legendary Jams. He is chef-owner of Barbuto, an Italian bistro in the West Village, and West County Grill in Sonoma, California.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Cookery, American.
Waxman, Jonathan, -- 1950-
Cookery, American -- California style.