This book is a New York Times bestselling memoir from Anthony Bourdain. He is the host of the TV series Parts Unknown. Kitchen Confidential reveals what Bourdain calls "twenty-five years of sex, drugs, bad behavior and haute cuisine". He describes what happens behind the kitchen door. Bourdain started off in a low position as a dishwasher in a honky tonk fish restaurant in Provincetown. Kitchen Confidential is a humourous and interesting take on life as a chef.