This chapter covers what Chef is, some of Chef’s core philosophies, some terminology and getting down into business with what ChefDK is, and writing your own first (simple) recipe. In some materials out there, this is covered in multiple chapters; but with the leaps Chef has made with ChefDK, it fits fantastically in an “Intro to Chef” chapter.
Topics covered in this chapter include the following:
An introduction to Chef
The core philosophies behind Chef
Hosted Chef or Chef Server