Nick Kokonas

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General Information

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Name: Nick Kokonas

Pen Name: None

Genres: Non-Fiction, Other;

Born: 1968 in Chicago, Illinois


Website: N/A

Email: N/A


Illinois Connection

Nick is a life long Chicagoan, who currently lives in the Lincoln Park area of Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Kokonas met Achatz shortly before retiring from a lucrative ten-year run as an independent derivatives trader; he was a customer—at Trio, the four-star Evanston restaurant and precursor to Alinea—who became a fan and ultimately a steakholder and writing partner to Grant Achatz.

Published Works

  • Alinea (with Grant Achatz, Achatz, 2008
  • Life, on the Line: A Chef's Story of Chasing Greatness, Facing Death, and Redefining the Way We Eat (with Grant Achatz), Gotham, 2011

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Alinea

ISBN: 1580089283
Release Date: 2008-10-01

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Life, on the Line: A Chef's Story of Chasing Greatness, Facing Death, and Redefining the Way We Eat

ISBN: 1592406017
Release Date: 2011-03-03

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Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (No)

External Links

Nick Kokonas on WorldCat

Nick Kokonas on Amazon

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