Nine lives: a chef's journey from chaos to control

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"A rising young chef lays bare his gripping story of culinary triumphs, consuming drug addictions, and his continuing quest to stay on top while staying sober At twenty-six years old, Brandon Baltzley was poised for his star turn as the opening chef at Chicago's hotspot Tribute. People called him a prodigy-the Salvador Dali of cooking-and foodie blogs followed his every move. Instead, Brandon walked away from it all and entered rehab to deal with the alcohol and cocaine addiction that had enslaved him most of his adult life. Brandon grew up in the South with no father and an addict mother. At nine, he was prepping vegetables in the back of a gay bar. From there, he went on to deep-frying with Paula Deen to cooking in an array of Michelin-starred restaurants, including Grant Achatz's world-renowned Alinea. In between, he was touring the country with his heavy metal band, Kylesa-and doing his first stint in rehab. Like Gabrielle Hamilton's Blood, Butter and Bones, Brandon's Nine Lives is about blazing a way out from a rough childhood through talent and an unbridled passion for the craft of cooking. A story that's still being written as Brandon works with Crux, the pop-up culinary collective he founded, and plans for the opening of his own restaurant, Nine Lives serves up a raw and riveting memoir about food, rock-and-roll, and redemption"--
A rising young chef traces his childhood in prestigious kitchens and his early adult efforts to achieve culinary goals while overcoming addiction, recounting his work in Michelin-starred restaurants and his cross-country tours in a heavy metal band.
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subject_facet Addicts -- United States -- Biography, BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Culinary, BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs, Baltzley, Brandon, COOKING / General, Cooks -- United States -- Biography, Drummers (Musicians) -- United States -- Biography
title_display Nine lives : a chef's journey from chaos to control
title_full Nine lives : a chef's journey from chaos to control / Brandon Baltzley, Nine lives : a chef's journey from chaos to control [electronic resource] / Brandon Baltzley
title_short Nine lives :
title_sub a chef's journey from chaos to control
topic_facet Addicts, Baltzley, Brandon, Cooks, Drummers (Musicians)