When Wolfgang Puck arrived in the United States in 1973, he knew little about America, and Americans knew nothing about him. The 24-year-old chef accepted a job in Indianapolis because he knew there was a famous car race there, and imagined the city might resemble wealthy, sophisticated Monte Carlo, home of the Grand Prix.
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