The 10 Best Culinary Textbooks

Updated December 15, 2016

10 Best Culinary Textbooks
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We spent 26 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top choices for this wiki. Although these culinary textbooks are not written for home cooks, any dedicated kitchen dabbler may find them informative and interesting. But for those who are planning on a career in the gastronomic world, one or more of these editions will be essential reading in order to prepare you for the financial, logistical and creative realities of being a professional chef. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best culinary textbook on Amazon.

10. Math for the Professional Kitchen

9. Baking and Pastry 2nd Edition

8. On Cooking

7. Larousse Gastronomique

6. Fundamental Techniques of Classic Cuisine

5. Introduction to Culinary Arts

4. Professional Cooking 8th Edition

3. The Professional Chef 9th Edition

2. The Flavor Bible

1. Culinary Arts Principles and Applications

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