Chef’s Kiss Summary

T.J. Alexander
- 2021
Contemporary Romance
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Key Takeaways

  1. Insightful exploration of personal and professional growth through adversity.
  2. Delightful tension and chemistry between main characters set against a culinary backdrop.
  3. Themes of inclusivity and acceptance in the workplace.


Simone's dream job turns challenging as she navigates new digital media demands and her growing feelings for Ray. Their collaboration on a YouTube show pushes her boundaries both in baking and in understanding gender identity, fostering a deeper connection between them.

The story balances the sweetness of developing romance with the complexities of adapting to new workplace dynamics. Alexander weaves in elements of self-discovery and advocacy, highlighting the importance of supporting one's colleagues in more ways than one.

With a mixture of delectable descriptions of pastries and the heat of kitchen clashes, 'Chef’s Kiss' serves up a story that satisfies readers craving a contemporary, thoughtful romance in a unique setting.

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