T Magazine

“The book has been deeply influential in the food world — it’s the first thorough explication of sous-vide cooking, among other things…”


“40 pounds of lushly photographed, scientifically detailed techniques meant to serve as the Gray’s Anatomy of the kitchen.”


“Julia Child Meets Mr. Wizard…. A masterwork of gastronomy and science.”

MIT Technology Review

“Modernist Cuisine is an incom­pa­ra­ble intro­duc­tion to many of the basic tech­niques of food and cook­ing… as com­pre­hen­sive and read­able and valu­able as any books I’ve seen on sub­jects essen­tial for any­one inter­ested in food.”

USA Today

“Arguably the most beau­ti­ful, in-depth man­ual of cook­ing meth­ods ever pub­lished.”

Art Culinaire

“Destined to ignite spirited debate, find a prominent place in the most celebrated professional kitchens and inspire the imaginations of chefs and home cooks around the world.”


“Astonishing photography…”


“This is a publishing breakthrough—six stunning volumes covering for the first time all of the most modern, advanced cooking techniques and the science behind them, with the most breathtaking photography of cooking ever achieved.”


“For me, it’s the most in-depth book that has ever been produced of what is happening in world gastronomy and modern cooking techniques.”

The Guardian

“Just might be the ultimate encyclopedia for serious foodies.”