Burger Bar: Build Your Own Ultimate Burgers

Burger Bar: Build Your Own Ultimate Burgers

by Hubert Keller, Penelope Wisner





"There are burgers and then there are Hubert Keller's Burger Bar burgers. In this book, Hubert Keller turns out original and delicious burgers and raises the bar for everyone else."—Alain Ducasse

Drawing on his experience as a four-star chef and using only the finest fresh ingredients, Chef Hubert Keller, the creator and owner of the popular Burger Bar restaurants in Las Vegas, St. Louis, and San Francisco, reveals how to re-create his sophisticated, succulent burgers in your own home.

Burger Bar features more than 50 inspirational recipes for Keller's burgers and sides that emphasize high-quality ingredients, fabulous flavor combinations, and simple preparation techniques. From meaty delights such as the New York Strip Surprise Burger and the Greek Burger, to the off-the-beaten-path Crab Sliders and Buffalo Burger, to must-have sides and sauces such as Perfect French Fries and Piquillo Pepper Ketchup, there's a recipe to delight every palate.

Packed with professional tips on preparation and presentation plus Keller's "Build Your Own" techniques, Burger Bar is the go-to cookbook for anyone who wants to know how to build a better burger.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470187678
Publisher: HMH Books
Publication date: 04/27/2009
Pages: 180
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

HUBERT KELLER is the chef and owner of Burger Bar in the Mandalay Bay Hotel & Resort in Las Vegas, in the Lumière Place Casino & Hotels in St. Louis, and at Macy's Union Square in San Francisco. He is also owner/chef of Fleur de Lys in San Francisco and Las Vegas and SLeek Steak House and Ultra-Lounge in St. Louis. The winner of a James Beard Award for Best Chef: California and named one of the ten best chefs in America by Food & Wine, Hubert Keller is also the host of the public television series Secrets of a Chef. Keller was the first invited guest chef in White House history and personally cooked for President Bill Clinton. He is renowned for elevating the ordinary burger into an extraordinary pleasure.

PENELOPE WISNER is a San Francisco–based freelance writer and recipe developer. She has co-written three books, one of which, The Tra Vigne Cookbook, was nominated for a James Beard award.

Table of Contents

Dedication and Acknowledgments.


Building Better Burgers.

Chapter 1: Big Beef Burgers.

Chapter 2: More Meaty Burgers.

Chapter 3: Burgers on the Wing.

Chapter 4: Burgers from the Sea.

Chapter 5: Burgers from the Garden.

Chapter 6: Grand Finale Burgers.

Chapter 7: On the Side.

Chapter 8: Sauce it Up.

Chapter 9: Shake & Pour.


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