Title: Vachon's Book of Economical Soups and Entrees
Author: Joseph Vachon
Description: Vest-pocket size in stiff leatherette boards. Light wear at extremities. Previous owner's name on ffep, else internally clean. pp. 85, plus  advertising. 6.5 x 3.5 inches.
1903 soup and entree cookbook by chef Joseph N. Vachon (1860-1929), who was at the time employed at The Transit House in Chicago, a fine hotel owned by the Union Stock Yard and Transit Company. The hotel burned down in 1912. He followed with employment at two other historic hotels: 15 years at the New Harper Hotel in Rock Island and then for a few years at the LeClaire Hotel in Moline.
Includes about fifty pages of entree recipes, followed by forty pages of soups and an index. Concludes with an eight-page catalog of cookbooks and hotelier guides published by the Hotel Monthly Press.
Condition: Very Good
Publisher: The Hotel Monthly Press
Keywords: cookbook, cook book, cookery, Transit House, restaurant, chef, Union Stock Yards, New Harper Hotel, vintage, antique,
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