A fine dining chef gave up a restaurant career for marijuana-plant-to-table cuisine – Cannabis News
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“I remember the first time I smoked OG Kush,” chef Holden Jagger says. “I thought it tasted like Mexican food.”
The 32-year-old chef is prepping for a dinner party, perched over the stove browning pears in a cast iron pan slick with duck fat.
It's a familiar task for Jagger, who spent six years — under the name Holden Burkons; he now uses his middle name, Jagger, as his last — working pastry stations under chef Tom Colicchio at Craft and Curtis Stone at Maude, as well as a long stint at Soho House, the members-only celebrity haunt on Sunset Boulevard.
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