Andrew Talks to Chefs

Episode 120: Bill Buford (Author, Dirt)

Episode Summary

The great author Bill Buford discusses his new book DIRT, about training to be a chef in Lyon, France.

Episode Notes

Author Bill Buford recently debuted his new book Dirt, about his adventures in Lyon, France, training to be a professional cook and chef. That might sound like a stunt, but Buford--who also wrote the bestselling Heat, among many other literary accomplishments--actually went to cooking school and put in the hard yards in prep kitchens, and on the line. He and Andrew discuss key moments from the book and compare notes on pro kitchens, France, and some iconic figures.

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