One day, if you have a little bit of talent and a lot of hard work, you're going to find out who you are.

Massimo Bottura

In a 2015 interview with “The Talks,” acclaimed chef Massimo Bottura briefly summarized his path from cooking with his mother as a young boy to opening his Michelin-starred restaurant, Osteria Francescana in Modena, Italy. Bottura, who is famous for his avant-garde twists on traditional Italian dishes and ingredients, has no shortage of talent and inspiration. Yet here he reminds us that tireless hard work is also necessary to discover our true path.
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