Read an excerpt from “Workhorse,” the new tell-all book from a top assistant to famed restaurateur Joe Bastianich, whose partner Batali was accused in 2017 of sexual assault.
Kim Reed was born in 1978 and grew up along the East Coast. She has a BA from Siena College and an MSW from New York University. Before her work as an executive assistant, Kim practiced social work in New York City for nearly a decade. Workhorse: My Sublime and Absurd Years in New York City’s Restaurant Scene is her first book.