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This incredible, never-before-assembled collection of recipes offers a rare and exciting glimpse into the private home kitchens of 75 national culinary superstars as they prepare show-stopping meals for their own last-minute guests in an hour or less.

For example, Curtis Stone whips up delicious Charcoal-Grilled Rib Eye Steaks & Boccolini, while Stephanie Izard prepares a fabulous Stir-Fried Eggplant and Sesame Cucumber Salad. And for her choice, the legendary Naomi Pomeroy makes a mouthwatering Pasta Amatriciana. These aren’t complicated, fussy recipes. They’re stress-free dishes the chefs fall back on to impress those closest to them—and ones you can easily duplicate in your own home kitchen.

With more than 180 personal recipes, secret tips, inside advice, beverage pairings, and music playlists—plus gorgeous full-color photos—you’re set up for success no matter the occasion. After all, it’s only a matter of time before someone special drops by.




In the Kitchen with Cleveland's Favorite Chefs is a real tribute to the remarkable culinary talent found right here in my hometown of Cleveland!

This award-winning cookbook (currently in its 9th printing!) features 35 of Cleveland's top chefs and what they prepare for their own last-minutes guests at home in 1 hour or less. It takes you on a fascinating journey into their private kitchens to discover what's really cooking.

Profiles of each chef offer captivating insights into everything from their personal life stories to their secrets for successful last-minute entertaining.

In the Kitchen with Cleveland's Favorite Chefs is filled with informative tips and clear step-by-step instructions using local ingredients and familiar techniques. It gives busy home cooks and foodies alike the tools and confidence they need to entertain just like the pros.




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