James Beard as a Gastronomic Gigolo
Clip: Season 31 Episode 4 | 1m 31s
Initially interested in acting, James Beard began cooking and entertaining when his savings ran low. Soon, he found himself invited to events and parties across the city. After he began his first catering company, he found that his cooking was beginning to open doors for him.
Aired: 04/28/17Video has closed captioning.
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