How cooking saved Curtis Duffy
February 24, 2013 10:09 AM Subscribe
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of Chicago chef Curtis Duffy recounts how Duffy emerged from a turbulent family life to become a Michelin-starred chef.
At the end of the piece, Duffy thanks a middle-school teacher who got him interested in cooking.
As the last dessert plate was cleared, Curtis sat at her table. He was no longer the reticent boy.
“You’ve given me something more than any amount of money can give … unconditional love and values of life,” he told her. “I could never repay you. But the ability to be able to give back to you what I do … cook for you … means more than anything.”