Famous Recipes by Famous People

By: Cerwin, Herbert

Price: $75.00

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Hardcover with dust jacket, 9 1/2 x 7 inches, 62 pages, pale orange illustrations on every page; cream leatherette boards show mild wear at extremities, previous owner's bookplate in front end paper, stock pages are lightly toned, sound binding, price clipped dust jacket with rubbing and edge wear, short closed tear at top rear edge, now in protective mylar cover. A collection of recipes by the rich and famous of the 1920s & 1930s, along with leading chefs of the world at the time. The book was a collaboration between Sunset magazine and the Del Monte Hotel, one of the hottest spots for the celebrities of the day. Contributors include the likes of Walt Disney, John Steinbeck, Gertrude Stein, J. Edgar Hoover, Eleanor Roosevelt, etc. The Hotel Del Monte was a large resort hotel in Monterey, California. From its opening in 1880 until it closed in 1942, it was one of the finest luxury hotels in North America. The hotel became popular with the wealthy and influential of the day, and guests included Theodore Roosevelt and Ernest Hemingway, as well as many early Hollywood stars. Del Monte Foods traces its name back to an Oakland, California food distributor who used the brand name "Del Monte" for a premium coffee blend made especially for the hotel.

Title: Famous Recipes by Famous People

Author Name: Cerwin, Herbert

Illustrator: Ross, Sinclair

Categories: Cooking,

Publisher: San Francisco, Lane Publishing Co./ Sunset Magazine: 1940

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Size: 8vo - over 7

Seller ID: 001080

Keywords: HOTEL DEL MONTE RESTAURANT COOK BOOK VINTAGE COOKBOOKS CELEBRITY RECIPES