Love à la Mode (Paperback)
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Take two American teen chefs, add one heaping cup of Paris, toss in a pinch of romance, and stir. . . .
Rosie Radeke firmly believes that happiness can be found at the bottom of a mixing bowl. But she never expected that she, a random nobody from East Liberty, Ohio, would be accepted to celebrity chef Denis Laurent's school in Paris, the most prestigious cooking program for teens in the entire world. Life in Paris, however, isn't all cream puffs and crepes. Faced with a challenging curriculum and a nightmare professor, Rosie begins to doubt her dishes.
Henry Yi grew up in his dad's restaurant in Chicago, and his lifelong love affair with food landed him a coveted spot in Chef Laurent's school. He quickly connects with Rosie, but academic pressure from home and his jealousy over Rosie's growing friendship with gorgeous bad-boy baker Bodie Tal makes Henry lash out and push his dream girl away.
Desperate to prove themselves, Rosie and Henry cook like never before while sparks fly between them. But as they reach their breaking points, they wonder whether they have what it takes to become real chefs.
Perfect for lovers of Chopped Teen Tournament and Kids Baking Championship, as well as anyone who dreams of a romantic trip to France, Love ¿ la Mode follows Rosie and Henry as they fall in love with food, with Paris, and ultimately, with each other.
About the Author
Stephanie Kate Strohm is the author of Prince in Disguise; The Date to Save; It's Not Me, It's You; The Taming of the Drew; Confederates Don't Wear Couture; and Pilgrims Don't Wear Pink. She works as an actress and teacher in Chicago. You can find her online at www.stephaniekatestrohm.com and on Twitter and Instagram @stephkatestrohm.
Praise for Love à la Mode:
A Junior Library Guild Selection—-