The Guy Behind The Alinea and Next Videos

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Seijun Suzuki by way of Jim Jarmusch in the Next Kyoto video.
Seijun Suzuki by way of Jim Jarmusch in the Next Kyoto video. Photo: courtesy Next

If you’re a young chef dreaming of working at Alinea some day (or owning the next one), it’s hard to improve on that as advice about how to make it happen. [Chicagoist]

I have enormous creative control and that is due to the generosity of my employers. One thing I really like about this company is that, in my experience, if you take ownership of something, you will be given it. What I came to realize was that the people that are successful took it upon themselves.

If you’re a young chef dreaming of working at Alinea some day (or owning the next one), it’s hard to improve on that as advice about how to make it happen. [Chicagoist]