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Summary

Thomas Keller is a famous Celebrity from USA, he is 62 years old and still alive, born October 14, 1955.

Biography

He's an American chef, restaurateur, and cookbook writer. He and his landmark Napa Valley restaurant, The French Laundry in Yountville, California, have won multiple awards from the James Beard Foundation, notably the Best California Chef in 1996, and the Best Chef in America in 1997. The restaurant is a perennial winner in the annual Restaurant Magazine list of the Top 50 Restaurants of the World.

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac libra, who is known for Balance, Justice, Truth, Beauty, Perfection. Our collection contains 30 quotes who is written / told by Thomas, under the main topic Food.

Related authors: James Beard

Source / external links:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Keller

Famous quotes by Thomas Keller (30)


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"Once you understand the foundations of cooking - whatever kind you like, whether it's French or Italian or Japanese - you really don't need a cookbook anymore"
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"Now the restaurants have begun to catch up with the wine-making; there are numerous great restaurants in Napa Valley, and it's wonderful because the people are there for just that: great food and great wine"
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"No, it's funny, when I eat out it's not typically in the kind of restaurants people might imagine"
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"My favorite wines are Zinfandels"
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"My childhood wasn't full of wonderful culinary memories"
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"Let's face it: if you and I have the same capabilities, the same energy, the same staff, if the only thing that's different between you and me is the products we can get, and I can get a better product than you, I'm going to be a better chef"
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"It's one thing you aspire to: someday, you'll be able to write a book"
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"It wasn't about mechanics; it was about a feeling, wanting to give someone something, which in turn was really gratifying. That really resonated for me"
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"In any restaurant of this caliber, the chefs are in the same position, building relationships"
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"I wanted to write about what we were doing at the French Laundry, the recipes and the stories"
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"I wanted to learn everything I could about what it takes to be a great chef. It was a turning point for me"
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"I think every young cook wants to write a book"
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"I like to drink young wines, wines which are robust and have a lot of forward fruit to them"
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"I hope the cooks who are working for me now are getting that kind of experience so they can use what they're learning now as a foundation for a great career"
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"I have no formal culinary training, right"
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"I drank more wine when I wasn't working as much, to be honest"
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"Hopefully, imparting what's important to me, respect for the food and that information about the purveyors, people will realize that for a restaurant to be good, so many pieces have to come together"
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"But once in a while you might see me at In and Out Burger; they make the best fast food hamburgers around"
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"A kaiseki meal is like that, very small courses over a long period of time"
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"You're getting to know who the great chefs are through their books"
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"Whether it's destiny or fate or whatever, I don't think I could do a French Laundry anywhere else"
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"When I go out to eat, it's usually something moderate in style"
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"We rely on our purveyors to tell us what's available and what's good"
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"We go through our careers and things happen to us. Those experiences made me what I am"
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"They know what my standards are. They know what I need and how to get it to me, and they know how to communicate with me if for some reason they can't get it"
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"Then, as the day progresses, depending on how the product is coming in - for instance, the fish man will fax us and say black bass is great - throughout the day, we'll also make judgment calls and adapt to what's available"
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"The law of diminishing returns is something I really believe in"
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"The book is there for inspiration and as a foundation, the fundamentals on which to build"
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"Some of the recipes in the book have evolved for us. Many haven't"
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"Food should be fun"


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