PX This – The Revised Edition (Diary of the “Maitre d’ to the Stars”)

| July 15, 2013

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PX This - The Revised Edition (Diary of the

PX This. (Diary of the “Maître d’ to the Stars”), by Abbe Diaz, is the witty, irreverent (star-studded) four-year diary of a struggling artist/fashion-designer moonlighting as a maître d’ at some of Manhattan’s most renowned restaurants. It is a humorous, poignant, and uniquely insightful romp through the nightly playgrounds of some of New York’s (and Hollywood’s) most glamorous and elite, as viewed from the front podium.
You’ll laugh! You’ll cry! It’s “the bible of the [NYC fine-dining Food and Beverage] industry.”

• “Restaurateur Jean-Georges Vongerichten is so annoyed by the success of his former Maitre D’ Abbe Diaz’s new tell-all book, he is forcing his employees to sign confidentiality agreements. They were also banned from discussing [the book] at work.” – The New York Post

• “Per Variety, ‘Daily Show’ correspondents Jason Jones and Samantha Bee have inked a deal with CBS to write and star in a sitcom about a celebrity chef and the two women who run his empire… [But] it turns out… Abbe Diaz has spent over a year shopping a treatment based on her own book… assuming the producers can find someone fierce enough to play the role of Diaz.” – New York Magazine

• “… [Abbe Diaz] kept a diary in which she vented all her frustration — and named names.” – msn.com

• “… that’s YOUR book? Great… it’s about time somebody wrote a book like that…” – Bobby Flay

• “I liked your book. I always knew [withheld] was like that… I’m just glad it wasn’t me!” – Drew Nieporent

• “…[My book] will be nothing like your book…” – John deLucie, Chef/Author, The Hunger

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