In this series, photographer Melanie Dunea of My Last Supper takes a peek into the minds of working chefs and gets them to reveal their most prized possessions.
Chef superstar Eric Ripert shows off his prized culinary library for this week's Treasured: Eric Ripert. Here, he shares three ways to be inspired in the kitchen.
1. Travel, and as often as you can, go to the source. Go where the food has come from to have an understanding of where it has come from, and you will have more respect for it.