Chicago. Jessup Whitehead & Co., 1903.
Sixth Edition. Hardbound book, in-text illustrations in black and white, 464 + 29 pages + 6 advertising pages, 9 1/4 x 6 1/2 inches. Some white marks to covers, rubbing to cover extremities, corners bumped, hinges cracked, 1 inch tear to rear free endpaper, spotting to text block edges; interior in very good condition overall; binding tight. The five sections are as follows: Hotel Stewarding and Composition of Bills of Fare; Restaurant Stewarding and Public Party Catering; Catering for Private Parties, and Head Waiters and their Troops; A Dictionary of Dishes and Culinary Terms and Specialties; How to Fold Napkins. An incredibly detailed volume on food service with information on everything from laying out a grand wedding reception to dealing with the vagaries of waiters. First published in 1887 / 1889. Item #56578
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