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eBook ò Service Included FourStar Secrets of an Eavesdropping Waiter Read ↠ [Download] ➺ Service Included: Four-Star Secrets of an Eavesdropping Waiter By Phoebe Damrosch – Goproled.co.uk Warning May contain material offensive to vegans pharmaceutical lobbyists and those on a low sodium dietWarning May contain material offensive to vegans pharmaceutical lobbyists and those on a low sodium diet Animals were harmed during the writing of this bookWhile Phoebe Damrosch was waiting for life to happen she supported herself by working as a waitress Before long she was the only female captain at the four star New York City restaurant Per Se during its first year Service Included is the story of her obsession with food her love affair with a sommelier and her amusing eye opening and sometimes shocking experiences in the fascinating frenetic highly competitive world of fine diningSitting down at a restaurant table will never be the same I was initially going to write an awful review of this memoir but after reading some of the other harsh customer reviews I must say that SERVICE INCLUDED is not as terrible as some reviewers make it out to beFor starters I don't think the Damrosch claims or pretends that this book will be a gossip column about all of the scandals witnessed at Per Se It is a memoir about her life bookended by her experience at the esteemed restaurant 'Foodies' who are interested in what happens behind the scenes will get a firsthand account of what it is like to train and work at a four star restaurant including the pressure camaraderie pride and self doubt that comes with it Damrosch has tales of Chef Keller and staff's generosity and absurdly high standards Those who are interested only in celebrity gossip will be disappointedThe book is ultimately about a young woman at a crossroads in her life who is trying to figure out who she is and happens to be working at one the world's best restaurants while doing so I must admit that Ms Damrosch's writing style sort of annoyed me but I think the main failing of her memoir is that she isn't genuinely vulnerable in her accounts of her experience She doesn't make herself out to be exceptional than she is but she doesn't let us in on her true feelings either After describing in great detail the personal dedication necessary and the consuming nature of working at Per Se Damrosch says that a period in her life was defined by two failed relationships without going into any of the emotional detail that would enable us as readers to connect with the experience Similarly she mentions her father's infidelity which leads to the dissolution of a decades long marriage to her mother without exploring how that felt to her betrayal? relief? We don't knowDamrosch is guarded while masuerading as transparent and her readers are thereby kept at arms length from the deep emotions of her soul which we so long to understand and empathize with As such the very interesting details of Thomas Keller's prestigious restaurant are all we have to hold on to Damrosch relies on our fascination with that mysterious world to sell this tale tragically unable to see that we'd genuinely like to know the woman behind the collar as much as the wizard behind the kitchen door

Service Included Four Star Secrets of an Eavesdropping WaiterWarning May contain material offensive to vegans pharmaceutical lobbyists and those on a low sodium diet Animals were harmed during the writing of this bookWhile Phoebe Damrosch was waiting for life to happen she supported herself by working as a waitress Before long she was the only female captain at the four star New York City restaurant Per Se during its first year Service Included is the story of her obsession with food her love affair with a sommelier and her amusing eye opening and sometimes shocking experiences in the fascinating frenetic highly competitive world of fine diningSitting down at a restaurant table will never be the same I was initially going to write an awful review of this memoir but after reading some of the other harsh customer reviews I must say that SERVICE INCLUDED is not as terrible as some reviewers make it out to beFor starters I don't think the Damrosch claims or pretends that this book will be a gossip column about all of the scandals witnessed at Per Se It is a memoir about her life bookended by her experience at the esteemed restaurant 'Foodies' who are interested in what happens behind the scenes will get a firsthand account of what it is like to train and work at a four star restaurant including the pressure camaraderie pride and self doubt that comes with it Damrosch has tales of Chef Keller and staff's generosity and absurdly high standards Those who are interested only in celebrity gossip will be disappointedThe book is ultimately about a young woman at a crossroads in her life who is trying to figure out who she is and happens to be working at one the world's best restaurants while doing so I must admit that Ms Damrosch's writing style sort of annoyed me but I think the main failing of her memoir is that she isn't genuinely vulnerable in her accounts of her experience She doesn't make herself out to be exceptional than she is but she doesn't let us in on her true feelings either After describing in great detail the personal dedication necessary and the consuming nature of working at Per Se Damrosch says that a period in her life was defined by two failed relationships without going into any of the emotional detail that would enable us as readers to connect with the experience Similarly she mentions her father's infidelity which leads to the dissolution of a decades long marriage to her mother without exploring how that felt to her betrayal? relief? We don't knowDamrosch is guarded while masuerading as transparent and her readers are thereby kept at arms length from the deep emotions of her soul which we so long to understand and empathize with As such the very interesting details of Thomas Keller's prestigious restaurant are all we have to hold on to Damrosch relies on our fascination with that mysterious world to sell this tale tragically unable to see that we'd genuinely like to know the woman behind the collar as much as the wizard behind the kitchen door

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Service Included: Four-Star Secrets of an Eavesdropping Waiter À Warning May contain material offensive to vegans pharmaceutical lobbyists and those on a low sodium diet Animals were harmed during the writing of this bookWhile Phoebe Damrosch was waiting for life to happen she supported herself by working as a waitress Before long she was the only female captain at the four star New York City restaurant Per Se during its first year Service Included is the story of her obsession with food her love affair with a sommelier and her amusing eye opening and sometimes shocking experiences in the fascinating frenetic highly competitive world of fine diningSitting down at a restaurant table will never be the same Mildly interesting when the author is discussing food and the restaurant not so much when she's discussing her love life which is a lot of the book Also her political jabs are kind of annoying and the story about 'Eve' and the condom was revolting But the strongest feeling I got from the book was What planet are these people living on? It describes an environment where the pleasure of good food is elevated to an obscene and sometimes ridiculous level of snobbery book Ñ FourStar Secrets of an Eavesdropping Waiter Æ Phoebe Damrosch

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Phoebe Damrosch Æ Star Secrets of an Eavesdropping Waiter mobi Warning May contain material offensive to vegans pharmaceutical lobbyists and those on a low sodium diet Animals were harmed during the writing of this bookWhile Phoebe Damrosch was waiting for life to happen she supported herself by working as a waitress Before long she was the only female captain at the four star New York City restaurant Per Se during its first year Service Included is the story of her obsession with food her love affair with a sommelier and her amusing eye opening and sometimes shocking experiences in the fascinating frenetic highly competitive world of fine diningSitting down at a restaurant table will never be the same I'll admit to owning all of Thomas Keller's cookbooks and that one of my favorite recipes is the special dish he created for the movie Ratatouille My son's roommates from college were able to get reservations for French Laundry last summer and invited us along To eat food that is conceived prepared and served with such love is something that is for me at least a once in this lifetime it's worth it experience So i was prepared to enjoy Phoebe Damrosch's book And I did She's obviously a very spunky woman who likes to eat This is her first book No she is not yet the perfectly polished writer that is Ruth Reichl or MFK Fisher but neither were they right out of the chute I think there's lots good writing to come from Ms Damrosch Just as she used her powers of observation of the restaurant and her own personality to master a difficult job those observations and her sense of humor make the book fun for foodies and former waitresses Oh yes I forgot to mention my try at waitressing at the old La Terrasse in Philadelphia where I flunked out when the customer refused the bartender's third try at a banana daiuiri So read it You can say you knew about her before she hits the big time