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    • Behind the Kitchen Door

    • By: Saru Jayaraman
    • Narrated by: Yaz Manley
    • Length: 7 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    How do restaurant workers live on some of the lowest wages in America? And how do poor working conditions--discriminatory labor practices, exploitation, and unsanitary kitchens--affect the meals that arrive at our restaurant tables? Saru Jayaraman, who launched the national restaurant workers' organization Restaurant Opportunities Centers United, sets out to answer these questions by following the lives of restaurant workers...

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Forked

    • A New Standard for American Dining
    • By: Saru Jayaraman
    • Narrated by: Soneela Nankani
    • Length: 6 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7

    From James Beard Leadership Award winner Saru Jayaraman, Forked is an enlightening examination of what we don't talk about when we talk about restaurants: Is the line cook working through a case of stomach flu because he doesn't get paid sick days? Is the busser not being promoted because he speaks with an accent? Is the server tolerating sexual harassment because tips are her only income?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
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    • By Christopher on 10-19-16

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