In this title, unwrap the life of talented Chef Boyardee manufacturer Ettore Boiardi! Readers will enjoy getting the scoop on this Food Dude, beginning with his childhood in rthern Italy. Students can follow Boiardis success story from his early restaurant training in Europe to his immigration to the United States and his early success as a chef in New York. Boiardis family and his retirement years as a television commercial star are also highlighted. Engaging text familiarizes readers with topics of interest including his shift from restaurant work to selling prepackaged meals to manufacturing his own canned meals. An entertaining sidebar, a helpful timeline, a glossary, and an index supplement the historical and color photos showcased in this inspiring biography. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing.