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The Heat of the Kitchen: Addiction Among Chefs

John Higgins, direc­tor of the Chef School at George Brown Col­lege in Toronto, lists some rea­sons addic­tion thrives in the heat of a pro­fes­sional kitchen: Long hours, the pres­sure of pro­duc­ing good work in a short time, the adren­a­line rush, easy access to alco­hol and the fact that sen­si­tive, cre­ative types are often attracted to this job.