The heart of Generation Chef is the story of Jonah Miller, who at age 24 attempts to fulfill a lifelong dream by opening the Basque restaurant Huertas in New York City, still the high-stakes center of the restaurant business for an ambitious young chef. Miller, a rising star who has been named to the 30-Under-30 list of both Forbes and Zagat, quits his job as a sous chef, creates a business plan, lines up investors, leases a space, hires a staff, and gets ready to put his reputation and his future on the line.
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The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books began in 1996 with a simple goal: to bring together the people who create books with the people who love to read them. The festival was an immediate success and has become the largest and most prestigious book festival in the country, attracting more than 130,000 book lovers each year.
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"Here to Serve, and to Soothe" is from the January 03, 2017 Lifestyle section of The New York Times. It was written by Karen Stabiner and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.
"Is New York Too Expensive for Restaurateurs? We Do the Math" is from the October 25, 2016 Lifestyle section of The New York Times. It was written by Karen Stabiner and narrated by Kristi Burns.