Chef Neal gives an honest yet bizarre account of what it was like to work as a top private chef during the “Golden Age” of superyacht construction and sailing, as well as grand estate renovation and construction (1998-2008). It doesn’t matter if you read it for pleasure, a helpful career reference, or to help you create better events—enjoy the ride.
The Billionaire’s Chef- Cooking For The Rich & Famished
You were cooking for the Rich and Famished transports you worldwide and into the private world of working with, living with, and traveling with the world’s billionaires.
Not only will you find anecdotes and advice on event planning and social etiquette, but there’s more. You’ll get career guidance from someone who’s been to the top of the game, made mistakes, and clawed his way back in.
The book goes beyond polite smile-inspiring stories to discuss the real-life obstacles Chef Neal and his friends faced, describing disappointments and surprising victories, ego clashes, money, sex (or lack thereof), and loneliness, all of which are part of the job—written with zeal, love, and reverence for the craft.
This book focuses on what makes a kitchen operation on a superyacht or plane, or even an impromptu or brilliantly improvised kitchen on a beach, distinctive.
Chef Neal Sheldon Salisbury has been preparing meals for the world’s most influential people for more than 15 years, including Martha Stewart, Sean “Puff Daddy” Combs, and Jerry Seinfeld, as well as more than 20 of the world’s wealthiest people, including more than 20 billionaires.
Click here to learn more about his latest book, The Billionaire’s Chef: Cooking for the Rich and Famished. The Billionaire’s Chef: Cooking for the Rich and Famished takes you on an adventure worldwide and into the private world of working, living, and traveling with billionaires.
But that’s not all you’ll find here: you’ll also find anecdotes and suggestions on event planning and social etiquette. Getting career guidance from someone who has been to the top of the game, made mistakes, and worked his way back into the game will be a valuable asset.
Taking the reader beyond the polite, smile-inspiring stories, Chef Neal and his colleagues reveal the real-life challenges they face daily. They share their disappointments and unexpected victories and their battles with ego, money, sex (or lack thereof), and loneliness, which are all a part of the job.
It is written with a great deal of enthusiasm, love, and respect for craft and artistry, and it focuses on the aspects of the operation of kitchens on yachts and airplanes that are distinctive, as well as unplanned or creatively created kitchens on the beach.
Chef Neal provides an honest, yet bizarre, account of his experiences as a top private chef during the “Golden Age” (1998-2008) of superyacht construction and sailing, as well as grand house refurbishment and construction. It doesn’t matter whether you read it for escapism, as a realistic career reference, or to help you host better events; the important thing is that you enjoy the journey.
About The Author
Neal Sheldon Salisbury, a classically educated chef, has served the power elite for over 15 years. Chef Neal has lived, traveled, dined, and vacationed with celebrities like Martha Stewart and P-Diddy, Royalty, and over 20 billionaires from throughout the world. Neal will lead you on a Willy Wonka-style adventure into this enchanted world.
Chef Neal Sheldon Salisbury has been feeding the world’s power elite for over 15 years, from cooking for Martha Stewart to over 20 of the world’s most reclusive billionaires. Neal is a traditionally educated chef who began his education at 16 before attending the famed Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York, in the 1980s.
He grew up outside of Boston and worked for several years in the Northeast’s hotels and restaurants before accepting a position in the US Virgin Islands. He was discovered there by a yacht crew agent, who offered him an offer he couldn’t refuse.
Neal has worked as a freelance Private Superyacht Chef for his career, specializing in large and demanding projects. Salisbury might fly anywhere in the world at any time, changing languages, currencies, and modes of transportation daily.
He’d also work at some of the world’s most opulent estates and private islands, as well as cater for the owners’ private jets. He was allegedly dubbed “The James Bond of Cooking” by Newport Life magazine, owing to his privileged lifestyle. Neal will take you on a most candid tour deep inside this ultra-private realm, showing you what it takes to be an Artist with a Benefactor in the billionaire culinary world.
You will also be amazed by the incredible recipes in this box set. The Cookie Dough Billionaire Bars, for example, have a creamy edible cookie dough layer with layers of buttery shortbread and homemade salted caramel sauce. These cookies are part of the Cooking For a Billionaire Box Set, and the Cookie Dough Lover’s Cookbook is an excellent choice for baking enthusiasts.