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Kitchen Pro Series: Guide to Cheese Identification, Classification, and Utilization 1st Edition

Culinary Institute of America, John Fischer

  • Published
  • 256 Pages


Kitchen Pro Series: Guide to Cheeses Identification, Classification, and Utilization is the definitive guide to purchasing and utilizing cheese for professional chefs, foodservice personnel, culinarians, and food enthusiasts. Part of the CIA’s new Kitchen Pro Series focusing on kitchen preparation skills, this user-friendly, full-color resource discusses the basic history of cheese, its manufacture, and its incorporation into different cuisines across the dining spectrum. Product identification, availability, storage, flavor and development are all described in detail in this invaluable introduction to the world of cheese!

Culinary Institute of America, Culinary Institute of America, Hyde Park, NY

Founded in 1946, The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) is an independent, not-for-profit college offering bachelor’s and associate degrees, as well as certificate programs, in culinary arts or baking and pastry arts. A network of more than 37,000 alumni in foodservice and hospitality has helped the CIA earn its reputation as the world’s premier culinary college. Visit the CIA online at

John Fischer,

John Fischer is an associate professor in table service at The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) in Hyde Park, NY. A Certified Hospitality Educator (C.H.E.), Mr. Fischer also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Swarthmore College in Swarthmore, PA. Mr. Fischer serves as maitre d’ instructor in the college’s Ivy Award winning Escoffier Restaurant.
  • Offers practical information on fabricating and utilization.
  • Additional features include storage information, basic preparation methods, and recipes.
  • Full color photographs show the distinct differences in each food type, which is essential in cuisine identification
  • Step-by-step procedures clearly outline the key steps involved in fare fabrication
  • Tips provide essential information on nutrition, sanitation, trade, cuisine origins and much more.
Recipe Contents
About the CIA
Author Biography
Chapter 1: Why Cheese?
Chapter 2: Fresh and Young Cheeses
Chapter 3: Mild Aged Cheeses
Chapter 4: Medium Strength and Nutty Cheeses
Chapter 5: Strong & Stinky Cheeses
Chapter 6: Cooking With Cheese
Chapter 7: What’s with this Cheese?
Appendix A: Reference Tables
Appendix B: Resources
Photo Credits

Recipe Contents

Croque Monsieur
Grilled Halloumi
White Wine Vinaigrette
Macaroni & Cheese with Bacon
Ravioli with Zucchini and Lemon Thyme
Midnight Moon Cheese Soufflé
Tartiflette Americaine
Gnocchi alla Romana
Warm Mozzarella Appetizer
Risotto with Taleggio and Arugula
Fromage Fort
Flamiche aux Poireaux
Pâte Brisée
Spiedini alla Romana
Roquefort and Walnut Pithivier
Goat Cheese and Pecan Napoleon
Homemade Ricotta
Herb-Marinated Yogurt Cheese
Belgian Endive au Gratin
Grilled Trevigiano with Smoked Scamorza
Paneer Paratha

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  • ISBN-10: 1133480977
  • ISBN-13: 9781133480976
  • STARTING AT $13.99

  • ISBN-10: 1435401174
  • ISBN-13: 9781435401174
  • Bookstore Wholesale Price $71.25
  • RETAIL $94.95

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