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Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly - Adam Real-Last-Name-Unknown and Department of Human Resources Summary & Analysis

Anthony Bourdain
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Adam Real-Last-Name-Unknown and Department of Human Resources Summary and Analysis

One night Bourdain receives a call in the kitchen and the caller tells him to "Feed the bitch or she'll die!" Bourdain knows this is Adam Real-Last-Name-Unknown, the psychotic bread maker, calling to ask Bourdain to feed his bread dough starter because he is in no condition to come in to take care of it himself. Bourdain imagines Adam languishing in his apartment, coming off a high of cocaine and liquor, and with no money to get a cab to the restaurant, so Bourdain relents and takes care of the bread starter.

If Adam were not such a genius at bread baking, Bourdain would have never hired him, but the results of Adam's work are amazing pieces of crusty art created perfectly every day. Bourdain has hired and then fired Adam for unprofessional...

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