Have you ever wished you could skip the restaurant and make your favorite gourmet dishes at home? You can-regardless of your level of expertise. All it takes is a clear understanding of the fundamentals and the right teacher to show you how. The Everyday Gourmet: Rediscovering the Lost Art of Cooking offers you both with 24 methodical, hands-on lessons delivered by a chef-instructor at the world-renowned Culinary Institute of America. A veteran of professional kitchens, Chef Bill Briwa has devoted his career to educating audiences around the globe about the craft of cooking, gastronomy, and flavor dynamics. In this course, he reveals the culinary secrets of CIA-trained chefs and arms you with the major techniques all good cooks must know. And since these lessons were produced in the kitchens of the CIA, you'll be seeing this chef instructor in his natural environment, cooking right in front of your eyes. Taken all together, The Everyday Gourmet: Rediscovering the Lost Art of Cooking is a masterful course that lets you peer over the shoulder of a master chef, invites you to participate in the joy of cooking, engages your senses, and leaves you with the lasting confidence you need to make the most out of every meal you cook. It's a must-have for anyone who loves to cook or eat.