Scott Haas is the author of “BACK OF THE HOUSE,” a book about the psychology of being a chef and working in restaurants (Berkley/Penguin). His other books are: “Hearing Voices” (Dutton) and “Are We There Yet?” (Plume); he is also a co-author of “The Da Silvano Cookbook” (Bloomsbury). He won a James Beard award in 2004 for his radio work. His work appears in a variety of publications, including Wine Enthusiast, Travel + Leisure Southeast Asia, Sewasdee, and Gastronomica. He has a doctorate in clinical psychology and maintains an active consultative practice emphasizing diagnostic work in psychiatric hospitals and urban communities of color. He is based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, but can be found in Japan as often as possible.
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