Marco Pierre White
Marco Pierre White, 46, retired as a chef eight years ago after winning three Michelin stars. His new memoir is called "The Devil in the Kitchen." (Ian Derry) Ian Derry

Reflections of a bad boy chef

After winning three Michelin stars, White grew up

By Jonathan Levitt
Globe Correspondent / May 16, 2007

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Marco Pierre White, 46, the blue-collar cook from England's gritty northern city of Leeds, was the youngest chef ever to win three Michelin stars. Once boss to Mario Batali, Gordon Ramsay , and many other notable British cooks, White is a shaggy haired, chain smoking, espresso pounding, cleaver swinging, ambidextrous, possessed chef. He is notorious for "snogging" with pretty women ... (Full article: 926 words)

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