Sharon McKennie never wanted to be a chef. But in 1997, when her Uncle Mac decided to open MacArthur’s, a Southern-style restaurant in Chicago, she abandoned her dream of becoming a nurse and joined the team. Twelve years later, she’s the restaurant’s chef and manager, and she still has no formal culinary training. McKennie says she aims to make people feel at home in the restaurant. That includes President Barack Obama, who used to be a regular. He would come to ...
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