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David Lebovitz

Biography

David Lebovitz

David Lebovitz has been a professional cook and baker for most of his life; he spent nearly 13 years at Chez Panisse until he left the restaurant business in 1999 to write books. He moved to Paris in 2004 and turned his website into a phenomenally popular blog. He is the author of six books, including THE PERFECT SCOOP, READY FOR DESSERT, THE GREAT BOOK OF CHOCOLATE, and a memoir called THE SWEET LIFE IN PARIS, and he was named one of the Top Five Pastry Chefs in the Bay Area by the San Francisco Chronicle. David has also been featured in Bon Appétit, Food & Wine, Cook’s Illustrated, the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times, Saveur, Travel + Leisure and more.

David Lebovitz

Books by David Lebovitz

by David Lebovitz - Cookbooks, Cooking, Food, Nonfiction

It’s been ten years since David Lebovitz packed up his most treasured cookbooks, a well-worn cast-iron skillet, and his laptop and moved to Paris. In that time, the culinary culture of France has shifted as a new generation of chefs and home cooks --- most notably in Paris --- incorporates ingredients and techniques from around the world into traditional French dishes.