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    • Life, on the Line

    • A Chef's Story of Chasing Greatness, Facing Death, and Redefining the Way We Eat
    • By: Grant Achatz, Nick Kokonas
    • Narrated by: Johnny Heller
    • Length: 12 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 340
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 293
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 295

    In 2007 chef Grant Achatz seemingly had it made. He had been named one of the best new chefs in America by Food & Wine in 2002, received the James Beard Foundation Rising Star Chef of the Year Award in 2003, and in 2005 he and Nick Kokonas opened the conceptually radical restaurant Alinea, which was named Best Restaurant in America by Gourmet magazine. Then, Achatz was diagnosed with stage IV squamous cell carcinoma - tongue cancer.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Tasteless World?

    • By Exec. Chef 'Special K' on 03-18-14

    Regular price: $27.99