Omaha, NE: Joslyn Art Museum, 1976.
Square octavo (20.5 x 20.5 cm.), 216 pages. Illustrated. Index. FIRST EDITION. Schimmel was an Omaha born and raised youth when he left for Switzerland to study at Lausanne's Hotel School. He eventually returned home to become one of the Midwest's most celebrated chefs and innkeepers. Fine in publisher's illustrated cloth. A presentation copy, from the collection of American fashion and style icon Bill Blass, and boldly inscribed by the chef to Blass on the title page.