Award-winning chefs Rick Tramonto and Gale Gand have translated the French brasserie into a style that is uniquely American. In American Brasserie, they share 180 of their most beloved recipes from their acclaimed Chicago restaurant, Brasserie T, so that cooks everywhere can enjoy the pleasure of brasserie-style fare at home. Reflecting the classic dishes of France, Italy, and America, it is filled with delights to savor, from perfect starters like French Onion Soup with Gruyere and Country Mustard to superb desserts like Chocolate-Almond Biscotti. The book also features gorgeous color photographs that capture the energetic atmosphere of the American brasserie.
Rick Tramonto and Gale Gand are a husband-and-wife chef team that have created several acclaimed restaurants in the Chicago-area, including the restaurants Brasserie T and Tru. Tramonto is the winner of the James Beard Award for best chef in the midwest and Gand is the host of Sweet Dreams on the TV Food Network.