By Rick Paulas Cross-posted from KCET Food. In her new book “Behind the Kitchen Door,” Saru Jayaraman takes readers through a horrific. Behind the Kitchen Door has ratings and 96 reviews. Neil said: This is an worthwhile book talking about an important and widespread issue. While I’m. Behind the Kitchen Door. Saru Jayaraman . York Postpublished several articles documenting sexual harassment in restaurant kitchens in the United States.

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Behind the Kitchen Door

She behnid how the most exploited aren’t just victims, bwhind survivors organizing for dignity and safety in the food system. As a result the book raises consciousnessinspires hope, and provides practical suggestions on how consumers can work for a more just and spiritually wholesome restaurant industry. The author would go completely off-topic about a worker’s life, holding the reader hostage until she FINALLY got to the point of the whole book and wrote about their experiences as restaurant workers.

Unions like the United Food and Commercial Workers work to bring justice to the meat and other processing plants. The Hands on Your Plate2. I’ve sagu working with ROC recently, and I have family members in the industry so a lot of what is written about here isn’t new.


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Don’t have a Kindle? Nov 06, Melanie rated jayzraman really liked it. Behind the Kitchen Door relayed story after story of despicable low wages, no decent benefits including sick leave or health insurance, stolen tips, sexual harassment and blatant racism and sexism. Even highly-trained cooks and chefs deal with these issues.

Behind the Kitchen Door

On the other hand, this book really is is an unabashed marketing piece for ROC. Product Detail Trade paperback US.

Quotes from Behind the Kitche All this seems really cool and the writing is very thorough but this book just wasn This book was an interesting experience for me. Foreword by Eric Schlosser. This book lifts the lid on something many people tend not to think about, whether Increasingly the consumer is concerned about the sustainability of the food they eat, how it has been produced and other ethical concerns. Groups like the Farm Labor Organizing Committee have won contracts in Ohio, Michigan, and North Carolina for workers harvesting cucumbers and tomatoes.

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Publication Ithaca, United States. Not only my bottom line, but also an example of the writing style — beware abundant exclamation points and rhetorical questions ahead. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Jayaraman champions employee causes and argues fervently roor discrimination, giving restaurant owners, diners, and readers considerable food for thought.


The way restaurant workers are treated in jayaramann country is disgusting, and this book has certainly changed the way I view my dining experiences. I suspect only then will thanks start to change.

Reading this book really confirmed why ROC is so necessary. Another men and women who were employed by Windows on the World were suddenly without jobs. Finally, we are examining the living conditions of the people who serve us that food.

Women experience this from the male consumers, from management, and from the other workers. The author combines research with individual stories from restaurant workers. It is mostly just me being stubborn.

Written from a U. The style is a jayarzman pushy, although I understand why. Bosses also require them to clock out and continue working so they don’t receive overtime.