Gregory Gourdet Of ‘Top Chef’: How I Recovered From Addiction And Took Back My Health


“When I finally got sober, I took stock of the years I’d spent battering my body and decided on a revolutionary course of action — to care for it instead.”

By Gregory Gourdet

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I was a latecomer to the cooking game. By the time I went to culinary school, I had already been a pre-med student at NYU, a failed attempt to follow in my parents’ footsteps, and studied wildlife biology at the University of Montana, in Missoula. All I had to show for it was the knowledge that I didn’t want to do either. Well, that and a newfound commitment to recreational drug use. In high school, my first dalliance with alcohol…click here to continue reading