His new autobiography is described as a candid 'tell-all' of how he came to be one of the country's top chefs and an internationally renowned restaurateur.
There's calamitous mistakes along with culinary and business successes, partnerships both professional and personal and according to the book's promo - a few tales that will get fellow chefs and even a critic hot under the collar.
"The Making of a Chef," by Luke Mangan $29.95, is published by New Holland.
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