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Sara Moulton Talks Sexist French Chefs, Hip-Hop

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“It hasn’t changed enough. No way. New York in particular back then was a bastion of male domination in terms of the restaurant industry and most things. New York was where Le Pavillon was. … When I first went to New York, I had worked in restaurants for seven years, and I couldn’t get a job. I wanted to learn. That was why I was so pissed off that when I went to Lutèce, The Four Seasons, all of those French restaurants, they wouldn’t hire me.” –Sara Moulton talks to Eater about her early bouts with kitchen sexism. She is also, it turns out, a fan of the Beastie Boys and Run-DMC.

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