L'Atelier de Joël Robuchon.
Paris: Hachette, 1996.
Collection "Les Maîtres de la Gastronomie". Quarto (29.5 x 23.5 cm.), 248 pages. Illustrated with color and black & white photographs by Hervé Amiard. Text in French. FIRST EDITION. Joël Robuchon (1945-2018) was named "Chef of the Century" by Gault Millau in 2018 and he was awarded a total of thirty two Michelin stars, more than any other restaurateur. L'Atlier is as much a workshop as a taste laboratory. In this work, the great chef opens the doors of his studio to us, illustrated with the photographs of Hervé Amiard and with narrative by Patricia Wells. The recipes are focused on just eight food stuffs: potatoes, caviar, scallops, porcini mushrooms, sweetbreads , truffle, chestnut and almond. Fine in publisher's white cloth; unclipped dust jacket. With the ownership inscription of culinary collector Marlene Andrews Gilboy to the free front endpaper. Also inscribed to Gilboy by Patricia Wells, "For Marlene, To single pleasure, memorable meal! Patricia Wells."