09 April 2013
In the past week obituary writers have been working overtime. Iron Lady and Mouseketeer, Movie Critic and Educator, even the son of a preacherman. But here at Cookbook Of The Day, we are deeply saddened at the passing of Peter Workman. Workman may not be a household name, but in our household, Workman was a giant. Every bookshelf in our vast collection contains a title that Peter Workman laid hands on. Ask anyone who worked for him -- he was a hands-on guy.
He published books about preppies and cats and what to expect when you were expecting and he published some of the most stunning cookbooks of all time: The French Laundry, The Silver Palate, and Hot,Sour, Salty, Sweet, to name just a few.
Peter Workman was a gentleman and a scholar and he will be missed.
New York Time Obituary.
Remembering Workman in Eater.