From Heroin Addict To New York City Top Chef, Meet Jesse Schenker

Chef Jesse Schenker of popular West Village restaurant Recette has overcome a past that was filled with drug abuse.

In this short profile video from CNBC, hear how Schenker was able to beat a heroin addiction and become one of the top chefs in the City.

Jesse Schenker, one of NYC’s trendiest executive chefs, shares his keys to success and lessons learned from a nine-year struggle with drug addiction.

via CNBC

Matt Coneybeare

Matt Coneybeare

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's food scene with his Wife and the outdoors with their three dogs. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time working from a treadmill desk at home.

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