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Thomas Keller Quotes and Sayings

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Food should be fun.
- Thomas Keller

Related topics: Food

Your idea of that dish has evolved, and if you're a cook,
you can start thinking in different ways about it,
maybe even a different way than I think about it.
- Thomas Keller

In any restaurant of this caliber, the chefs are in the same position,
building relationships.
- Thomas Keller

I have no formal culinary training, right.
- Thomas Keller

 

But once in a while you might see me at In and Out Burger;
they make the best fast food hamburgers around.
- Thomas Keller

My favorite wines are Zinfandels.
- Thomas Keller

I think every young cook wants to write a book.
- Thomas Keller

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When I go out to eat, it's usually something moderate in style.
- Thomas Keller

They know what my standards are.
They know what I need and how to get it to me,
and they know how to communicate with me if for some
reason they can't get it.
- Thomas Keller

The law of diminishing returns is something I really believe in.
- Thomas Keller

My childhood wasn't full of wonderful culinary memories.
- Thomas Keller

I drank more wine when I wasn't working as much,
to be honest.
- Thomas Keller

Once you understand the foundations of cooking -
whatever kind you like,
whether it's French or Italian or Japanese -
you really don't need a cookbook anymore.
- Thomas Keller

I like to drink young wines, wines which are robust
and have a lot of forward fruit to them.
- Thomas Keller

No, it's funny, when I eat out it's not typically in
the kind of restaurants people might imagine.
- Thomas Keller

I hope the cooks who are working for me now are getting
that kind of experience so they can use what they're
learning now as a foundation for a great career.
- Thomas Keller

The book is there for inspiration and as a foundation,
the fundamentals on which to build.
- Thomas Keller

You're getting to know who the great chefs are through their books.
- Thomas Keller

Some of the recipes in the book have evolved for us.
Many haven't.
- Thomas Keller

It wasn't about mechanics; it was about a feeling,
wanting to give someone something, which in turn was really gratifying.
That really resonated for me.
- Thomas Keller

A kaiseki meal is like that, very small courses over a long period of time.
- Thomas Keller

It's one thing you aspire to: someday,
you'll be able to write a book.
- Thomas Keller

We go through our careers and things happen to us.
Those experiences made me what I am.
- Thomas Keller

Whether it's destiny or fate or whatever,
I don't think I could do a French Laundry anywhere else.
- Thomas Keller

I wanted to write about what we were doing at the French Laundry,
the recipes and the stories.
- Thomas Keller

We rely on our purveyors to tell us what's available and what's good.
- Thomas Keller

I wanted to learn everything I could about what it
takes to be a great chef.
It was a turning point for me.
- Thomas Keller

Hopefully, imparting what's important to me,
respect for the food and that information about the purveyors,
people will realize that for a restaurant to be good,
so many pieces have to come together.
- Thomas Keller

Then, as the day progresses, depending on how the product is coming in -
for instance,
the fish man will fax us and say black bass is great -
throughout the day,
we'll also make judgment calls and adapt to what's available.
- Thomas Keller

Now the restaurants have begun to catch up with the wine-making;
there are numerous great restaurants in Napa Valley,
and it's wonderful because the people are there for just that:
great food and great wine.
- Thomas Keller

Let's face it: if you and I have the same capabilities,
the same energy, the same staff, if the only thing
that's different between you and me is the products we can get,
and I can get a better product than you,
I'm going to be a better chef.
- Thomas Keller

For some of us, the world appears to provide
only a fixed quantity of each resource -
a limited amount of food, of money,
of love, of success, of appreciation.
For others, life is unlimited.
Their world expands with the generosity, compassion,
inventiveness, and service that they contribute.
In this world-view, money that is spent
or given away returns multiplied.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

My weaknesses have always been food and men -
in that order.
- Dolly Parton

Food simply isn't important to me.
- Alice Paul

The only think I like better than talking about Food is eating.
- John Walters

You don't need a silver fork to eat good food.
- Paul Prudhomme

If I could only have one type of food with me,
I would bring soy sauce.
The reason being that if I have soy sauce,
I can flavor a lot of things.
- Martin Yan

I do love Italian food.
Any kind of pasta or pizza.
My new pig out food is Indian food.
I eat Indian food like three times a week.
It's so good.
- Jennifer Love Hewitt

Food can become such a point of anxiety -
not because it's food,
but just because you have anxiety.
That's how eating disorders develop.
- Vanessa Carlton

Once, during Prohibition, I was forced to live for
days on nothing but food and water.
- W. C. Fields

We can no more do without spirituality
than we can do without food, shelter, or clothing.
- Ernest Holmes

Is Elizabeth Taylor fat? Her favorite food is seconds.
- Joan Rivers

The disparity between a restaurant's price and food
quality rises in direct proportion to the size of the pepper mill.
- Bryan Miller

Health food may be good for the conscience but Oreos
taste a hell of a lot better.
- Robert Redford

Never order food in excess of your body weight.
- Erma Bombeck

I love food and feel that it is something that should be enjoyed.
I eat whatever I want.
I just don't overeat.
- Tyra Banks

Our minds are like our stomaches; they are whetted
by the change of their food,
and variety supplies both with fresh appetite.
- Marcus Fabius Quintilian

Every major food company now has an organic division.
There's more capital going into organic agriculture than ever before.
- Michael Pollan

Civilization as it is known today could not have evolved,
nor can it survive, without an adequate food supply.
- Norman Borlaug

My favorite time of day is to get up and eat leftovers from dinner,
especially spicy food.
- David Byrne

In Italy, they add work and life on to food and wine.
- Robin Leach

I love all kinds of bread.
Whenever I crave junk food, I want salty things like peanuts or potato chips.
- Tyra Banks

I always say centered food equals centered behavior.
- Marilu Henner

I love food and I love everything involved with food.
I love the fun of it.
I love restaurants.
I love cooking, although I don't cook very much.
I love kitchens.
- Alma Guillermoprieto

I wouldn't hunt a person down for food.
But if he were already dead.
- Yasmine Bleeth

We provide food that customers love,
day after day after day.
People just want more of it.
- Ray Kroc

My philosophy from day one is that I can sleep better
at night if I can improve an individual's knowledge about food and wine,
and do it on a daily basis.
- Emeril Lagasse

A house is not a home unless it
contains food and fire
for the mind as well as the body.
- Benjamin Franklin

It's difficult to believe that people are still starving
in this country because food isn't available.
- Ronald Reagan

If you really want to make a friend,
go to someone's house and eat with him...
the people who give you their food give you their heart.
- Cesar Chavez

Human beings do not eat nutrients, they eat food.
- Mary Catherine Bateson

The less food, the more time to talk,
the more to talk about.
- Damon Wayans

The most dangerous food is wedding cake.
- James Thurber

I will not eat oysters.
I want my food dead.
Not sick.
Not wounded.
Dead.
- Woody Allen

So long as you have food in your mouth,
you have solved all questions for the time being.
- Franz Kafka

We may find in the long run that tinned food is a deadlier
weapon than the machine-gun.
- George Orwell

I always knew that food and wine were vital,
with my mother being Italian and a good cook.
- Robert Mondavi

Know how to garnish food so that it is more appealing
to the eye and even more flavorful than before.
- Marilyn vos Savant

Why does man kill? He kills for food.
And not only food: frequently there must be a beverage.
- Woody Allen

I think Australian food is probably some of the best in the world.
- Karrie Webb

Confit is the ultimate comfort food,
and trendy or not,
it is dazzling stuff.
- Sally Schneider


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