Shortlisted as the Irish Cookbook of the Year at the 2013 Bord Gais Energy Irish Book Awards and nominated for the Gourmand World Cookbook Award 2014 Chapter One opened in 1992 in the basement of the Dublin Writers Museum on Parnell Square in Dublin's city centre and has gone on to win many awards and a loyal following. It is Saveur Magazine US editor Colman Andrews' favourite Dublin restaurant, Tom Doorley describes it as the 'very essence of Irish hospitality', but perhaps it is best summed up in The Art of Eating: 'Chapter One today presents a defining picture of modern Irish cooking - superlative in technique, grounded in the produce of artisan suppliers, and served with easeful charm'. Chapter One is an Irish story. It has grown from humble beginnings with a sense of integrity, warmth, Irish spirit, but not one compromise on quality. Ross Lewis's talent is undeniable and he has always championed Irish artisan producers and Irish cooking. This beautiful book showcases the quality of the cooking at Chapter One, together with the Irish producers and staff who give the restaurant its heartbeat.
Ross Lewis's passion for what he does, the integrity of his vision, and the flair with which he runs his restaurant will be enjoyed on every page. Each recipe is accompanied by stunning photography by famed Irish photographer, Barry McCall. A truly stunning book, Chapter One: A Story of Irish Food is a fitting tribute to the achievements of the restaurant and of the Irish food industry. 'Ross Lewis' Chapter One - An Irish Food Story is a hefty tome packed with beautifully prepared meals based on the popular restaurant which champions the best of Irish artisan food produce. ' Hotel And Restaurant Review
Publisher: Gill & Macmillan Ltd