Chef Thomas Keller will be having his first ever Las Vegas book signing later this month. Keller, considered one of America's best chefs, will be at Bouchon at the Venetian, from 6-7:15pm on June 16. The event will start with a brief question and answer session. Under Pressure, Keller's latest cookbook is dedicated to the science of cooking sous vide, a technique used in all of Chef Keller's restaurants. Copies of "Under Pressure" will be available for purchase the day of the event for $75 plus tax. Keller's other titles including "The French Laundry" and "Bouchon" will also be available for $50 each plus tax (they're available online for less but how many chances do you get to meet Keller?). Like his other books, "Under Pressure" is for those home cooks looking for a real challenge and a chance to cook high-end restaurant fare in their own kitchens. Interested parties may RSVP for Chef Keller's event at Bouchon by contacting Annie Kang Drachen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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