Why Are There No Great Women Chefs?

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gf121215skirt_steak.jpgCharlotte Druckman is the author of Skirt Steak: Women Chefs on Standing the Heat and Staying in the Kitchen. Inspired by Linda Nochlin's iconic 1971 article, "Why have there been no great women artists?" Druckman poses the question "Why have there been no great women chefs?" as her point of departure. The question alone opens the door to an interesting debate about gender in the professional kitchen.