Search - List of Books by Helen Corbitt

Helen Corbitt (1906 — 1978) was an American chef and cookbook author. Corbitt was born in New York but spent nearly 40 years in Texas promoting gourmet cuisine with new and unusual flavor combinations and serving temperatures. She traveled widely searching for new culinary inspiration. She was an early advocate of using the finest, freshest ingredients.

She moved to Austin in 1931 from her job as dietitian at Cornell Medical Center in New York City to manage the tearoom at the University of Texas. She was lured to the Houston Country Club before operating the tearoom at Joske's department store in Houston and had started her own catering business when the Driskill Hotel called her back to Austin. In 1955, after being courted by Stanley Marcus for eight years, she joined Neiman-Marcus as Director of Food Services. Several of her recipes are still on the department store's menu, including her famous Poppy Seed Dressing. Corbitt authored numerous cookbooks and was the first woman to receive the Golden Plate Award, the highest honor in the food business.
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Total Books: 5
The Best from Helen Corbitt's Kitchens
2000 - The Best From Helen Corbitt's Kitchens [Evelyn Oppenheimer Series, No. 1] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781574410761
ISBN-10: 1574410768
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Cookbooks, Food & Wine
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The Helen Corbitt Collection
1981 - The Helen Corbitt Collection (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780395312957
ISBN-10: 0395312957
Genre: Cookbooks, Food & Wine
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Helen Corbitt's Greenhouse Cookbook
1979 - Helen Corbitt's Greenhouse Cookbook (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780395257296
ISBN-10: 0395257298
Genre: Cookbooks, Food & Wine
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Helen Corbitt cooks for company
1974 - Helen Corbitt Cooks for Company (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780395184912
ISBN-10: 0395184916
Genre: Cookbooks, Food & Wine
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Helen Corbitt Cooks for Looks An Adventure in Low-Calorie Eating
1967 - Helen Corbitt Cooks for Looks an Adventure in Low-calorie Eating (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780395075753
ISBN-10: 0395075750
Genre: Cookbooks, Food & Wine
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