Design Your Next Feast with The Great Carving for a Great Occasion

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This book features step-by-step guidance, with photographs in the fine art of Chinese food sculpting

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Professional Chinese Chef KaiMin Zhao has applied twenty-five years of award-winning culinary mastery to write this fascinating step-by-step book, The Great Carving for a Great Occasion. This new and creative book features photographs to guide and assist in the sculpting of simple to very complex artistic food displays.

Whether it is a food carving to be set on the tables of big parties or wedding feasts, those that love to cook, amateur or professional, will find this an excellent work on the subject of food sculpture and decoration for the family kitchen or catered events.

Garnishing the festive table for home or hotel, Chinese vegetable carving is a tradition, a culture, and an art form. This volume presents some of the most magnificent and amazing works ever seen before by readers. From beginners to advanced levels, all will marvel and treasure this masterpiece as a reference.

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About the Author
Mr. Kaimin Zhao is a professional Chinese chef currently working at the Water Sky Chinese Restaurant in Bristol. He has been active in the culinary industry for twenty-five years. He is an ambitious, dynamic and energetic personality winning many provincial and national competitions in China, writing several articles for food magazines, and publishing a book on food carving. He has championed a number of cooking competitions in the City of Bristol College and has won the prestigious Food Industry Chef award in 2010. As a master chef, he desires to share his passion for food carving with the world and with those who love vegetable sculpture and have a zeal for learning. That is the aim of this book.

The Great Carving for a Great Occassion * by KaiMin Zhao
Publication Date: September 15, 2011
Picture Book; £24.99; 104 pages; 978-1-4628-7082-0
Picture Book Hardcover; £34.99; 104 pages; 978-1-4628-7083-7

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