Ad Hoc at Home – Thomas Keller Signing New Cookbook in Los Angeles and Orange County

Ad Hoc at Home by Thomas KellerQuickly. First. (Slow seconds coming in a future post). Because everything about and around this man requires calculation, lightning speed, and laser precision in execution, including how you interact with him.

Getting a reservation. Eating in his restaurants. Cooking his recipes.

Formulating a solid strategy so you can show up to work early Monday morning, then slowly but surely “contract” some fast-acting email-borne-only-to-you spam flu virus that has you out the door by oh, say about 11:30 with a surgical mask hiding your evil gleeful smile because you weren’t really lying when you mentioned something about “swine.”

You just meant “pork belly confit.”

(That’s one of the recipes in Thomas Keller’s new cookbook, Ad Hoc at Home.)

Over the next two weeks, Thomas Keller will be signing copies of Ad Hoc at Home at Williams-Sonoma and Borders stores in Los Angeles and Orange County. The schedule itemizes his in-store appearances below.

Strategize wisely. TKells’ first appearance is Monday, November 9 at 12 PM in Santa Monica.

That’s this Monday.

We’ll write you a doctor’s note.

Thomas Keller’s Ad Hoc at Home Book Signing Schedule in LA and OC:

Monday, November 9, 2009 at 12 pm
Williams-Sonoma, Santa Monica
1600 Montana Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90403 [map/directions]
(310) 586-1018

Thursday, November 12, 2009 at 11 am
Williams-Sonoma South Coast Plaza
3333 South Bristol St., Costa Mesa, CA 92626 [map/directions]
(714) 751-1166
Recipes from the book will be tray passed for sampling.

Tuesday, November 17, 2009, 7 – 9 pm
Borders Bookstores
3700 Torrance Blvd
Torrance, CA 90503 [map/directions]
310.540.7000

** Williams-Sonoma will have Ad Hoc at Home, Bouchon and The French Laundry cookbook available for sale.
** Borders will have all four books (Ad Hoc at Home, Bouchon, The French Laundry cookbook and Under Pressure)

Obviously, the books are all available on Amazon: Ad Hoc at Home, Bouchon, The French Laundry cookbook and Under Pressure

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  • Craig

    Looks like a good cookbook.

  • http://www.thedeliciouslife.com Sarah J. Gim

    supposedly much more accessible to a home cook than previous cookbooks, but i am not sure how many home cooks have a propane-powered blowtorch, and a $500 vitamix blender. still worth it to add to the collection on the coffee table, tho, i think.

  • http://www.mythaibeach-restaurant-santacruz.com Restaurants Capitola

    definitely an awesome cookbook

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