Katherine Darling

Katherine Darling graduated first in her class at the French Culinary Institute in New York City.  After receiving her diploma, she went on to work at Saveur magazne.  She currently lives in Manhattan. 

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A deliciously entertaining memoir about one woman’s adventures in the student kitchens of the legendary French Culinary Institute—flavored with celebrity chefs, eccentric characters, and mouthwatering recipesTo anyone who has ever dreamed of life in a French kitchen, Katherine Darling serves up a savory dose of reality in this funny, fascinating, and altogether delightful account of her time spent slaving over a hot stove, wrestling with veal calves, and cleaning fish heads at The...

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. live life

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. Good luck with that.

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. My smile.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. George Macdonald Fraser's Flashman. He is such a delightful rotter.

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. I laugh, mostly at myself.

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