Scars of a Chef

The Searing Story of a Top Chef Marked Forever by the Grit and Grace of Life in the Kitchen
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Original Publish Date: Mar 01, 2011
Product Number: EB00039976
Released: Mar 01, 2011
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781414352190
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Description

Rick Tramonto started as a high school dropout working at Wendy's; he became one of the hottest celebrity chefs in the world. Yet his rise to culinary success was marked with tragedy, loss, and abandonment. As a teenager, Rick worked to support the family when his father (who had Mob ties) went to prison. As a young adult, he struggled with a learning disability and drug addiction. Yet as a chef, he rose rapidly to culinary stardom, earning rave reviews and eventually opening the famous four-star establishment Tru. From the outside, it looked like he had everything he ever wanted; his lifelong hunger for meaning should have been more than met. But on the inside, his life and his marriage were falling apart. And then, one night, a voice on the radio changed everything. Containing recipes and photos, Scars of a Chef is the mesmerizing rags-to-riches memoir of one chef's journey through the highest heights and the lowest lows of the culinary world...?nd his search for something that would finally heal his wounds and sustain him through even the darkest times.

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