Author: Abou-Ganim, Tony
Number Of Pages: 208
Release Date: 08-04-2010
Details: Product Description
This is the definitive twenty-first century cocktail guide, complete with 60 great recipes for drinks new and old and gorgeous full-color photography throughout, by one of the leading figures in the contemporary cocktail renaissance. Over the course of the past two decades, Tony Abou-Ganim has earned his reputation as one of the leaders of the craft cocktail movement. Through his work with food and hospitality legends like Mario Batali, Steve Wynn, and Harry Denton, Abou-Ganim has earned his reputation as 'the Modern Mixologist', someone bringing the traditional art of mixology into the 21st century for the benefit of new generations. Now, in "The Modern Mixologist", Abou-Ganim has created the new standard in cocktail books - a must-have guide to home mixology, featuring 60 terrific recipes in a beautiful, coffee-table-suitable format. Featuring gorgeous full-color photography throughout by the award-winning Tim Turner, this book instantly becomes the most beautiful, comprehensive guide to creating cocktails available anywhere.
PRAISE FOR TONY ABOU-GANIM AND THE MODERN MIXOLOGIST:
"Tony Abou-Ganim is the poster boy for modern mixology."
Modern Mixologist] unfolds with wonderfully simple step by step logic that will lead the reader to cocktail expertise...Cheers to a triumph!"
Dale DeGroff, author of
The Craft of the Cocktail and
The Essential Cocktail
"One of the top mixologists in the world." Adam Klappholz,
Modern Mixologist: this book is the one to get!"
Jimmy Fallon, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon
"A modern classic from an industry legend."
Jim Meehan, GQ
"If you've ever had a greator even a goodcocktail in Las Vegas, one of the people you need to thank is Tony Abou-Ganim."
The Modern Mixologist] is both fascinatingfrom a historical perspectiveas well as informational, with all sorts of helpful photos on techniques, tools and other miscellaneous requirements to becoming a better bar chef."
Steve Dolinsky, Adventures in Urban Eating
"One of the top 25 most influential cocktail personalities of the past century...[Tony Abou-Ganim's] influenced countless bartenders and has built an empire of modern bartending."
"Abou-Ganim is now one of the giants in his industry, yet his new book,
The Modern Mixologist, makes cocktails accessible. There is no insider's regalia; there are no navel-gazing anecdotes. Aptly named,
The Modern Mixologist is a guide to being just that."
"It is a challenge to produce a cocktail book that is unlike all of the others on the market and it is a task that I believe Tony Abou-Ganim has successfully accomplished in his first book,
The Modern Mixologist: Contemporary Classic Cocktails." Colleen Graham,
"Who better to deliver an advanced course in home bartending than the 'Modern Mixologist' himself? Tony Abou-Ganim's new book covers specialized glassware, infusions and seasonal drinks, along with 60 of his best recipes."
The Tasting Table
"Tony Abou-Ganim, the legendary 'Modern Mixologist,' is a global leader in the craft cocktail renaissance." Catherine Stanton Schiff, Cocktails for Everyone
"Abou-Ganim is one of the fathers of modern mixology, one of the superstars of the cocktail revival and a mentor to many of the best bartenders in the country." Anthony Todd,
"The book is beautiful. It's packed with helpful information on glassware and bar basics, and it also provides a guide to mixing drinks with seasonal produce as well as a brief history of cocktails." YUMsugar
"Despite his stature, Abou-Ganim's one of the more humble and passionate successful food people I've met. This comes across in the book. Most refreshingly, he's not judgmental or pedantic. He doesn't vilify vodka or make amateurs feel dumb. His only non-negotiable is the pursuit of quality." Mike Nagrant,
New City magazine
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Package Dimensions: 10.0 x 9.3 x 0.9 inches