Jacques Van Staden, Chef de Cuisine , Aliz, Las Vegas, NV

After graduating from high school, Jacques Van Staden sold his car to buy a plane ticket to America, a country where very few 18-year-olds would ditch their wheels for love or money. It was a big move for the kid from Pretoria, South Africa, who rolled the dice for a big-time cooking career. His gamble paid off. And talk about big; his first cooking job took him

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