When searching by subject in the Library online catalog, use the following terminology:
- Cooks - Biography
- Women Cooks - Biography
- Cooks - California - Biography
- Cooks - United States - Biography
- Hotels - United States - Biography
- Hotels - Biography
- Restaurateurs - Biography
- You may also search by name, such as Hilton, Conrad
Women chefs: A collection of portraits and recipes from California's culinary pioneers
Auguste Escoffier: Memories of my life
Life a la Henri: Being the memories of Henri Carpentier
A chef’s tale: A memoir of food, France, and America
Becoming a chef: With recipes and reflections from America’s
Kitchen confidential: Adventures in the culinary underbelly
MFK Fisher, Julia Child and Alice Waters: Celebrating the pleasures of the table
An appetite for life: The biography of Julia Child
The world of “Mr.Sheraton”
Silver spade: The Conrad Hilton story
Conrad Hilton, hotelier
The man who bought the Waldorf: The life of Conrad N.Hilton
Work is my play
Front please: Fifty years of hospitality: An autobiography
Nobody knows the truffles I’ve seen
Be a mensch
Marriot: The J.Willard Marriot story
The indestructible crown: The life of Albert Pick Jr.
Cesar Ritz: Host to the world
The colonel: The captivating biography of the dynamic founder of a fast food empire
Pour your heart into it: How Starbucks built an empire
one cup at a time
A bed for the night: The story of the Wheeling bellboy, EM Statler and his remarkable hotels
Statler, Americas’ extraordinary hotelman
Frankly speaking: Trader Vic's own story
A time well spent: A biography of Jerome Brody
Waiting: True confessions of a waitress
Your host, Peter Gust: Of the Park Lane restaurant, his story
Throw away the key
Great restaurant innovators
Videos are housed in a locked case neat the Circulation Desk. Students may check them out and view them in the Computer Lab. The following list is merely
a small sample of the videos available.
Julia Child: An appetite for life - Video 0105
Heat of the Kitchen - Video 123
Conrad Hilton - Video 0106
J. Willard Marriot - Video 0108
Dave Thomas - Video 0109
Ray Kroc - Video 0107
What's Cooking? Julia Child's Kitchen at the Smithonian
Find diary entrees, kitchen stories, a biography and if you visit The Kitchen, you will find more great information from Julia's world!
Cookery Biographies, The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001.
This index to the biographical entries related to cookery directs users quickly to a number of well known chef's biographies.
Who's Who in the Culinary World
Hosted by Foodreference.com., this site provides brief biographies on famous chefs, critics, cookbook authors, patrons, inventors, restaurant owners, etc.
Provides recipes and chef biographies from the Great Chefs TV shows. It also has a shopping section that features Great Chefs cookbooks and videos.
Biographies of chefs amateur and professional
Biographies of peoples from around the world who cook and most of who also have some type of web presence.
Biographies of contemporary chefs.
World Culinary Institute: Visit the Masters
Brief biographies on James Beard, Escoffier, Fernand Point and Julia Child.
Biography.com is the online destination of A&E s popular, award-winning documentary series, Biography, and the new digital network, and The Biography Channel. Search using the name of the person.