In this time of giving, Andrew sits down with Alex Harris, the executive chef of Emma’s Torch, a not-for-profit Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, restaurant and school that teaches refugees English language and culinary skills in a fully functioning restaurant, then helps place them in jobs. It turns out that Alex’s life and career—he went to engineering school and was once on a lucrative career path in the pharmaceutical industry before working for companies like Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality Group—were the perfect preparation for his current, unique position.
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