CHICAGO —Winners of the second annual Spirit Awards were roused at an early-morning breakfast by “Chef Jeff” Henderson, a former drug lord and convict who now is executive chef of Cafe Bellagio in Las Vegas. Henderson, whose autobiography, “Cooked: From the Streets to the Stove, from Cocaine to Foie Gras,” tells how he turned his life around, was the keynote speaker at breakfast at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place here during the National Restaurant ...
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