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A New Documentary Tells the Story of Bionic Chef Eduardo Garcia

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February 1, 2017   Copyright: Eater.com

A new documentary chronicling the near-death experience and rehabilitation of Montana-based chef Eduardo Garcia is making its debut at the Santa Barbara Film Festival tonight. Back in 2011, Garcia — a former yacht chef who launched a Bozeman, MT food company called Montana Mex— almost died when he got shocked by a 2400-volt power line while on a hike out in the wilderness. He was taken to a trauma center where doctors had to remove portions of his arm, torso, and skull to keep him alive. The chef’s ex-girlfriend, Jennifer Jane, flew to the hospital and became his caregiver for the next several months. Midway through his rehabilitation, Garcia also received the news that he had been diagnosed with Stage 2 testicular cancer. Garcia  ...

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