Le Chef Is Seriously Pissed Off

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French born in Vittel (la flotte) 1954. No 3 of four boys, grows up in small village, goes to mass on sundays, little sh.t rest of the week. School holydays in grandparents farm,  did everything except milk cows & drive tractor. Comes 14 and "âge bête" lasting longer than expected. Numerous accidental head scars. 1970-72 cooking school Contrex 2 diplomas thin-king 'What the f***k am I doin' here?' Full time chef: Brittany, Alps, Cannes, Vosges, Switzerland, French & Dutch Caraîbes, Boston, Washington DC, Cape Cod & the Kennedys, Maryland, Paris, Ireland, Ibiza, London (30 years!). Head Chef at 18, French restaus next 20 years, Personal Chef to Mick Jagger, Prince Khalid Abdul-lah of Saudi Arabia, billionaires business-men, Lords & Ladies... another 20 years for the wealthy. 40 jobs in all. 70 to 100 hrs/week. Become excellent photogra-pher. Very proud Dad of 2 gorgeous daughters, Jessica & Poppy, living with their Mums. Many memorable relation-ships, a few disastrous ones. Enough to have become a good Buddhist for the last 30 years. Not in a monastery, though. Amen. Yummy girls still my favorite dish.