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Alta Editions is an award-winning publisher of beautiful online cookbooks. 

Jesse Schenker

Jesse Schenker is the executive chef-owner of Recette and The Gander in New York City. His contemporary approach to creating American classics reflects his precise technique and passion for satisfying food. His awards include a spot on Forbes’ “30 Under 30” list and being named one of “America’s Best Young Chefs” by Details magazine.

Jesse's Books

More of Jesse's story and recipes can be found in Unconventional, published by Alta Editions. This cookbook follows the paths of three young chefs, each successfully crafting incredible flavors in unexpected ways. While Jesse's cooking is rooted in the classics, his perfectly balanced dishes always surprise the palette. His recipes in Unconventional are beautifully brought to life by acclaimed food photographer Evan Sung.


Jesse's Recipes in Unconventional

I don’t like to follow fads and I am very classic in what I do in my flavor profiles. But there’s always a twist to it.



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