Marco Pierre White

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It is only by growing to know yourself that you do things for the right reasons and maybe have a chance to be really happy and realise your true potential as a person.

Marco Pierre White (born 11 December 1961) is a British chef, restaurateur, and television personality from Leeds. He was the youngest chef ever to have been awarded three Michelin stars.

Quotes[edit]

  • Most of my reputation is a product of exaggeration and ignorance.
    • Wild Food from Land and Sea (1994)
  • As far as I'm concerned, if someone is paying a huge amount of money to come to your restaurant and eat your food, then you have a duty to be in the kitchen.
    • The Devil in the Kitchen: The Autobiography (2007)

Marco Pierre White in Hell's Kitchen (2008)[edit]

  • Success is born out of arrogance.
  • Most cooks when they are young tend to overwork their food to hide their lack of confidence and appreciation for Mother Nature. In time they learn that she is the true artist—we're just the the cooks.
  • It is only by growing to know yourself that you do things for the right reasons and maybe have a chance to be really happy and realise your true potential as a person.
  • Cooking should be a way of life—an extension of oneself—never a job.

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