In this first cookbook from chef Thomas Keller, we learn the story of his iconic French Laundry restaurant in the Napa Valley through recipes, essays, profiles and stunning photographs. The book includes 150 featured recipes based exactly on some of the French Laundry’s most popular dishes and have been thoroughly tested in home kitchens. Through dishes steeped in classic French technique, Keller advocates respect for ingredients and shunning convenience in favor of the satisfaction that comes from cooking every step of a meal with care. Keller also shares dozens of simple, yet innovative techniques as well as tips on how to re-create many of his signature dishes at home. Whether you are an accomplished home cook or just want to get a glimpse into one of the most revered restaurants in the country, this cookbook will be a treasured addition to your collection. Hardcover, 336 pages.