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John Besh's Big Turnaround

In 2005, New Orleans chef John Besh was living his dream as a high-brow chef. Then Hurricane Katrina hit, and he lost everything. Here's how he staged a comeback.

New Orleans chef John Besh has found the secret to success: Give back. After Hurricane Katrina forced his city--and company--to rebuild, Besh made growing a community-focused company culture a top priority.