Childhood trauma. Drugs. Alcohol. A chef who chose recovery hopes his story can help others.

This is an excellent article from the Washington Post toll substance abuse are taking on the restaurant industry.

Ashish Alfred: “I want for someone to read it and say, ‘I have a friend who needs to read this.’ ”

Source: Childhood trauma. Drugs. Alcohol. A chef who chose recovery hopes his story can help others.

The Inside Story of Mike Isabella’s Fallen Empire

Washingtonian Magazine has a great overview of the collapse of Mike Isabella’s restaurant group. A cautionary tale for chefs about how poor personal choices can destroy years of work.

“When Isabella Eatery opened, no one imagined it would close nine months later—and certainly not like this.”

Source: The Inside Story of Mike Isabella’s Fallen Empire