COOKBOOK PRESS RELEASE
The Classical Vegetarian Cookbook For Professional Chefs and Inspired Cooks
Author: Ron Pickarski, ...
French Mother Sauces into vegan cuisine with an array of variations. With more than 100 desserts, Chef
Ron presents non-da...
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PRESS RELEASE_CLASSICAL VEGETARIAN COOKBOOK

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  • 1. COOKBOOK PRESS RELEASE The Classical Vegetarian Cookbook For Professional Chefs and Inspired Cooks Author: Ron Pickarski, Executive Chef & Culinologist “To see the five French Mother Sauces adapted for vegan cuisine opens a NEW culinary chapter that would delight my great-grandfather .” --- Michel Escoffier Veteran Executive Chef, IKA Culinary Olympic Gold Medalist, and vegan foods pioneer, Chef Ron Pickarski offers a new classical vegetarian cuisine focused on ancient, traditional, and modern vegan proteins, plant-based ingredients, and special techniques. With more than 400 recipes and 1200 variations, this cookbook addresses vegetarian proteins (Seitan, Tofu, Tempeh, beans, and meat-style proteins), classical modern American pastries, many gluten-free choices, limitless center of the plate and classical sauce options, complementary salads and sides, and elegant non-dairy desserts. As culinary educator, Chef Ron explores the history of vegetarianism, different types of vegetarian diets, vegan protein nutrition, ingredients, techniques, and an extensive array of recipes. The book addresses different vegan protein sources, ingredients used in vegan cooking today, plus modern and ancient ways to create and prepare vegan entrées and pastries. He adapts classic recipes including Cacciatore, Coq Au Vin, Fricassee, pâtés, and duxelles, offers wood smoking options and more, and translates the five A Comprehensive Guide to Modern Vegetarian Cuisine As Mastered by a Classically-Trained Chef The Vegetarian 21st Century Renaissance of Classical Cuisine & Sustainability Contact: Ron Pickarski, 303-402-0289 ron@eco-cuisine.com Publisher: Eco-Cuisine Inc. - June 22, 2015 ISBN: 978-0-692-41536-8 Hardcover, 400 pages $35.98 ($59.95 less 40%, only at http://www.eco-cuisine.com
  • 2. French Mother Sauces into vegan cuisine with an array of variations. With more than 100 desserts, Chef Ron presents non-dairy pastry creams, ice cream made in a blender, and introduces the chemistry of vegan pastries. Whatever your skill level or understanding of vegan cuisine, this cookbook has comprehensive basic information on vegan you can relate to and build on at their culinary level of competency. One could have no understanding of vegan cuisine, read this cookbook from page to page, and be able to competently cook vegan cuisine at a basic level. There are recipes as simple as making ice cream in a blender. Chef Ron elevates vegetarian food from everyday fare to simple sophistication already in demand by today’s consumers. With health as a driver and a vocal audience supporting culinary change, The Classical Vegetarian Cookbook for Professional Chefs and Inspired Cooks is now a necessary resource for every home and professional kitchen. “…—this may be the future of classical cuisine.” Chef Louis Perrotte, Former Chairperson of the World Association of Chef Societies (WACS), Continental Director of the Americas, American Culinary Federation Vice President, CEC, AAC, HOF “Invaluable…Chef Ron shows his mastery of vegan and vegetarian cuisine, teaching the core principles of vegan protein nutrition, special techniques, and flavorful food.” Chef Helmut Holzer, CMC “A dedicated professional, Chef Ron brings a marvelous creativity to reinterpret the classics with his vegetarian culinary skills. I am honored to endorse this book.” Chef Hilmar Jónsson, former Vice President, World Association of Chefs Societies, CMC, AAC “Chef Ron’s book is a valuable and necessary tool for all who want to fully understand this new twenty-first century cuisine—animal-free with classical standards and classical taste.” Chef Alfonso Contrisciani, CMC, MC, WGMC, ACE, AAC “Chef Ron is a true pioneer and leader through his creative innovative approach to outstanding world- class vegetarian cuisine! The heart of this book reflects his passion, showcasing vegan dietary principles with basic cooking fundamentals along with modern techniques and methods that are dedicated to vegetarian culinary excellence for all to enjoy and savor.” Stafford T. DeCambra, CEC®, CCE®, CCA®, WCMC, AAC® Chairman, American Academy of Chefs®, American Culinary Federation

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