Kitchens : the culture of restaurant work (Book, 1996) []
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Kitchens : the culture of restaurant work

Kitchens : the culture of restaurant work

Author: Gary Alan Fine
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

In this portrait of the real lives of kitchen workers, the author relates their experiences, challenges and satisfactions. He provides an exploration of how restaurants actually work, both  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Alan Fine
ISBN: 0520200772 9780520200777 0520200780 9780520200784
OCLC Number: 31865472
Description: 303 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Living the Kitchen Life --
Ch. 2. Cooks' Time: Temporal Demands and the Experience of Work --
Ch. 3. The Kitchen as Place and Space --
Ch. 4. The Commonwealth of Cuisine --
Ch. 5. The Economical Cook: Organization as Business --
Ch. 6. Aesthetic Constraints --
Ch. 7. The Aesthetics of Kitchen Discourse --
Ch. 8. The Organization and Aesthetics of Culinary Life --
Appendix. Ethnography in the Kitchen: Issues and Cases.
Responsibility: Gary Alan Fine.
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