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Cooked : My Journeys From the Streets to the Stove (Reprint) (Paperback) (Jeff Henderson)

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By twenty-one, Jeff Henderson was making up to $35,000 a week cooking and selling crack ******. By twenty-four, he had been sentenced to nineteen and a half years in prison on federal drug trafficking charges. It was an all-too-familiar story for a young man raised on the streets of South Central LA. But what happened next wasn't.

Once inside prison, Jeff Henderson worked his way up from dishwasher to chief prison cook, and when he was released in 1996, he had found his passion and his dream—he would become a professional chef. Barely five years out of federal prison, he was on his way to becoming an executive chef, as well as being a sought-after public speaker on human potential and a dedicated mentor to at-risk youth. A window into the streets and the fast-paced kitchens of world-renowned restaurants,Cooked is a very human story with a powerful message of commitment, redemption, and change.

Traces the redemption story of a Los Angeles native who spent nine years in jail for dealing drugs and who discovered his aptitude for cooking while working in a federal prison kitchen, a talent that led to his eventual position as an executive chef at an upscale Las Vegas restaurant. Reprint. 40,000 first printing.
Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 27516
Genre: Biography + Autobiography, Cooking + Food + Wine
Sub-Genre: Personal Memoirs, General
Format: Paperback
Publisher: HarperCollins
Author: Jeff Henderson
Language: English
Street Date: March 1, 2008
TCIN: 11336777
UPC: 9780061153914
Item Number (DPCI): 248-00-5293
$12.74
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