Notes From A Young Black Chef (Young Readers Edition)

ISBN-10: 0593176030
ISBN-13: 9780593176030
Author: Onwuachi, Kwame
Interest Level: 7-12
Publisher: Penguin Random House

Publication Date: January 2022

Copyright: 2021

Page Count: 272


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Interest Level

Grades 7-12

Reading Level

Lexile: 930L

BISAC Subjects

YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / Cooking & Food *

YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / Social Topics / Prejudice & Racism *

Description
This inspiring memoir, nowadapted for young adults,chronicles Top Chef star and Forbes and Zagat 30 Under 30phenom Kwame Onwuachi's incredible and odds-defying fame in the food world after a tough childhood in the Bronx and Nigeria. Foodwas Kwame Onwuachi's first great love. He connected to cooking via his mother, in the family's modest Bronx apartment. From that spark, he launched hisowncatering company with twenty thousand dollars he made selling candy on the subway and trained in the kitchens of some of the most acclaimed restaurants in the country. He faced many challenges on the road to success, including breaking free of a dangerous downward spiral due to temptation and easy money, and grappling with just how unwelcoming the world of fine dining can be for people of color. Born on Long Island and raised in New York City, Nigeria, and Louisiana, Kwame Onwuachi's incredible story is one of survival and ingenuity in the face of adversity. Praise for the adult edition of NOTES FROM A YOUNG BLACK CHEF "Kwame Onwuachi's story s
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