In his intrepid, irreverent, and terrifically entertaining memoir, Restaurant Man, Joe Bastianich charts his remarkable culinary journey from his parents’. In his winning memoir, Joe Bastianich charts his culinary journey from working his father, Felice Bastianich, the ultrapragmatic, self-proclaimed “restaurant man. Joseph Bastianich isn’t content being a mere Restaurant Man, as he’d have it. Or even a haute grocer. “Hopefully, we’re going to change the.

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After reading this book, I will never drink Trader Joe’s sludge again. A few years ago I had no idea who Joe Bastianich was, then I caught him as the persnickety, staring judge on tv’s MasterChef. One reason is that, although I usually do not mind some salty language, there comes a point when too much is too much, and this book crossed the line not only very early on but repeatedly.

Bastianich talks of his restaurant math and restaurqnt business savvy he has to juggle to keep the restaurant empire afloat. Rwstaurant a quick read and has some good laughs, so enjoy. I’ve never even been to New York.


Overall a good read and an eyeopener into the restaurant world. I tried to make it work, but fuck it, it was a big world, and I was going to get my ass the hell out of there. LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices. If you can get past the cursing, it is a great story. Joe speaks frankly about friends and restahrant, but at the heart of the book is the mythical hero Restaurant Man, the old-school, bluecollar guy from Queens who once upon a time learned to sweat it out and make his money through hard work.

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Maestros and Bastiajich Music. Bastianich’s biography proved to be much more riveting than I expected. Restaurant Man Joe Bastianich Limited preview – Jan 26, Ty rated it liked it. I found this autobiography interesting. My library Help Advanced Book Search. I kept saying to my husband, “Hey, listen to this!

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Restaurant Man is more about nonfiction then it is about superheros. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.

I like wine but I’ve never tasted the good stuff he extols in his book. Not unless I want to really hammer home a point. PS – I realize lately Mr. May 24, Al rated it liked it. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.


He went to Boston College, gained a degree, and left for Wall Street as an investment manager.

A Writer of Our Time. Half mab time it isn’t even Coke I knewwwww it! Less proteins, more carbs, more legumes, more rice, more barley. Mario Batali [“Restaurant Man” is a] rambunctious memoir. Bastianich opened up his first restaurant: Then Reload the Page. Ever since Anthony Bourdain whet literary palates with Kitchen Confidentialrestaurant memoirs have been mainstays of the bestseller lists.

Such as frugality, not wasting leftovers, among other things. Highly recommended if, for example, you enjoyed Bourdain’s Kitchen Confidential. Preview — Restaurant Man by Joe Bastianich. This is the “Some Girls” of restaurant memoirs.