Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly Characters

Anthony Bourdain
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Anthony Bourdain is the author and narrator of the book, which relates his own experiences on the way to becoming a chef in New York City restaurants. Bourdain first realizes his love for food during a family vacation in Europe when he is a young boy. That love for food is perpetuated at Cape Cod restaurants during summers of his college years, and Bourdain attends the Culinary Institute of American to gain formal training. Utilizing his newfound skills and expertise, Bourdain lands a job at the prestigious Rainbow Room in New York City. From there, Bourdain works at several restaurants where he garners professional and interpersonal expertise. Bourdain also indulges in self-destructive behavior, including drug and alcohol abuse due both to his self-indulgent personality as well as a means to endure the rigors of grueling kitchen work. Bourdain maintains loyal friendships with those he considers to...

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