Celebrating Seattle’s best restaurants and eateries with recipes and photographs
Hot chefs are setting the Seattle restaurant scene ablaze. With innovative ideas and culinary surprises, the city’s most heralded restaurants and eateries continue adding spark to an already sizzling food scene. From James Beard winners Holly Smith and Maria Hines to Chris Mills, who competed on the original Japanese Iron Chef in Tokyo, and restaurants like Volterra, which Rachael Ray named one of her “favorite restaurants in the world,” the Emerald City is filled with celebrity chefs, heralded restaurants, and Food Network star eateries that serve up delicious cuisine to locals and tourists.
Seattle Chef’s Table is the first cookbook to gather Seattle’s best chefs and restaurants under one cover. Profiling signature “at home” recipes from almost fifty legendary dining establishments, the book is also a celebration of the growing sustainable food movement in the Pacific Northwest. With full-color photos throughout highlighting fabulous dishes, famous chefs, and Seattle landmarks, it is the ideal ode to the city’s coveted food culture and atmosphere.
James Fraioli is the published author of 15 cookbooks. His work has been recognized by dozens of national radio shows, including Martha Stewart Living Radio, Food Talk with Rocco DiSpirito, The Gene Burns Show, and The Tom Douglas Show. He is notorious for teaming up with celebrity chefs and world-renowned restaurants to showcase the best the culinary world has to offer. His titles: Ocean Friendly Cuisine: Sustainable Seafood Recipes from the World’s Finest Chefs and Wild Alaskan Seafood: Celebrated Recipes from America’s Top Chefs proves Fraioli is experienced in contacting numerous chefs and restaurants and getting them to participate in collection-style cookbooks. Notable chefs who’ve teamed up with Fraioli over the years include: James Beard award-winners John Ash, Tom Douglas, Bradley Ogden, Jacques Pepin, Holly Smith and Allen Susser, as well as Emeril Lagasse, Roy Yamaguchi and Martin Yan. Fraioli’s cookbooks have been featured on The Food Network, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, and given as gifts to members of The White House staff. The author’s beautiful and well-crafted books, continually noted for their exceptional prose, high-production value, exquisite photography, and savory subject matter, have received further praise from such esteemed periodicals as Forbes Traveler, Reader’s Digest, The San Francisco Chronicle and The New York Times. Visit him at www.jamesofraioli.com