The Resource All or nothing : one chef's appetite for the extreme, Jesse Schenker, (ebook)

All or nothing : one chef's appetite for the extreme, Jesse Schenker, (ebook)

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All or nothing : one chef's appetite for the extreme
Title
All or nothing
Title remainder
one chef's appetite for the extreme
Statement of responsibility
Jesse Schenker
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Language
eng
Summary
Blending Kitchen Confidential, Blood, Bones & Butter, and Breaking Bad, a culinary memoir that illuminates the highs and lows of addiction, anxiety, and ambition in the world of haute cuisine. Thirty-one-year-old Jesse Schenker has rocketed to the top of the culinary world. An Iron Chef winner and James Beard nominee, he was voted Best New Chef by New York Magazine, and his acclaimed Recette was named Best New Restaurant by the New York Times. But Jesse's epic rise masks a little-known past filled with demons and obsession, genius and mania. Growing up in wealthy suburban Florida, Jesse was introduced to the culinary world-and the world of hard drugs. Becoming a high-school dropout addicted to heroin and crack, he was alienated from his family and wanted by the cops. By twenty-one, he had robbed, cheated, and lied to everyone in his life-and had overdosed, been shot at and nearly beaten to death. His eventual arrest motivated him to get clean. Jesse learned to channel his obsessiveness and need to get ever "higher" into his career. But his growing success fueled his anxiety, leading to panic attacks and hypochondria. In this startling and down to earth memoir, Jesse lays it all on the table for the first time, reflecting on his insatiable appetite for the extreme-which has led to his biggest triumphs and failures-and shares the shocking story of his turbulent life
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Schenker, Jesse
Dewey number
  • 641.5092
  • B
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Schenker, Jesse
  • Cooks
  • Drug addicts
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
All or nothing : one chef's appetite for the extreme, Jesse Schenker, (ebook)
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
Content type code
txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780062339324
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12036976
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12036976
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MWT12036976
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
All or nothing : one chef's appetite for the extreme, Jesse Schenker, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780062339324
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12036976
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12036976
System control number
MWT12036976
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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