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“The work ethic of the young chefs has diminished. The younger chef doesn’t understand what it means to work a full day. They go into it for all the wrong reasons … [t]o make $100,000 a year. They don’t go into it for the love.” —Former Aureole chef and onetime Swanson spokesman Christopher Lee, on why he got out of fine dining. [Food Republic]