America's First Gluten-Free Caribbean-Influenced Cookbook That is Also QR Code-Enhanced

The Professional Image, Inc - publisher for the culinary profession, announced its first cookbook release from Chef Michael Bennett on September 1st, 2009. Now his first book has been revised and is now 100 percent gluten-free.

Online PR News – 18-July-2011 – – HOLLYWOOD, FL -- In the Land of Misfits, Pirates and Cooks -- a Gluten-free cookbook boasts over 125 mouth-watering recipes. This four color book serves up an easy to read 180 pages of delectable recipes and narrative about what it is like to live in the Caribbean.

This Gluten-free cooking book is the result of author Chef Michael Bennett's equating and collaborating hundreds of years of compelling Caribbean food and cookery elements. This book is overflowing with a scrumptious mix of seasoning blends and marinades, salads, appetizers and entrees written in a way where you are the aspirant chef and, YOU can compose or alter recipes while atop the stove.

The modern metropolitan recipe styling captures the distinct local flavor of a multinational cookery heritage. Vibrant photography, easy to use design, one-of-a-kind recipe flow and, interesting and helpful sidebars and QR (Quick Response) codes blend to create the perfect sampling of what this multicultural, Caribbean-based cookery style has to offer.

This gluten-free cookbook was developed as a way of thanking the many fans of Caribbean cuisine that know "curry powder" or a "jerk glaze" are not the only examples of a Caribbean chef's repertoire.

Chef Michael Bennett asserts that after cooking for the past four years in applaudable Caribbean dining venues, each has played an important role in the successful dispatch of this book. Chef Michael Bennett's travels throughout the Caribbean, whether on a British, American, French or Spanish island nations, has helped Michael to shape this unprecedented recipe collection.

About the Author:
Chef Michael Bennett is a well-known award-winning (Chef of the Year 1995) south Florida chef whose clients are a who's who of media and sports personalities. He earned critical culinary kudos as the executive chef for the 26-year local culinary force Left Bank Restaurant. Under his auspices he brought "best of" (Zagat survey), four stars (AAA) and four diamonds (Mobil) to the long-time three-star rating. He also holds culinary affiliations with several culinary and food-related organizations. He regularly lectures on Miami's "Carib-ican" CUISINE.

About The Professional Image, Inc. (TPI)
The Professional Image was founded in 1991 and as a "budding" chef / author services provider for chefs and soon-to-be authors has helped to publish food-related articles and books on a regional and national basis. The Professional Image is based in south Florida with outposts throughout the Caribbean. TPI provides chefs/authors with direct and personal access to quick, quality orientated publication in trade paperback, custom leather-bound and full-color formats.

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The Professional Image only publishes cookbooks.

Creative Director/Art Director/Designer:
Michael Bennett
Chief Photographer:
J.Christopher photography
Food Stylists: Michael Bennett
Editor-in-Chief: Eileen Clark