Death by perfection

The Perfectionist: Life and Death in Haute Cuisine, by Rudolph Chelminsky, Michael Joseph, €25.90.

29th January, 2005

The Perfectionist: Life and Death in Haute Cuisine, by Rudolph Chelminsky, Michael Joseph, €25.90.

The Perfectionist is part biography, part cookbook, part history of French food and part social documentary. It examines not only the troubled chef Bernard Loiseau, but also of the culture and society of which he was a product.

While sympathetic to both, it reveals the stranglehold the pursuit of three Michelin stars has over its devotees, and the lengths to which...

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