Chef Eduardo Garcia Accident – Chef Eduardo Garcia is back in the kitchen after recovering from a horrible accident, more than a dozen surgeries, and an amputation that resulted in the loss of his left hand. Before his injury in 2011, Garcia, who is now 38 years old, was on his way up as a boat cook. While he was out trekking, he came upon what he thought was a “dead bear cub in a large tin can.” However, when he poked at it with a hunting knife, 2,400 volts of electricity shot up from the can’s base to his knife, and he was electrocuted.
“I remember the sensation of heat, and I remember the ambient sounds of frequency being all-encompassing,” he told TODAY. “I remember the sounds of frequency being all-encompassing.” “I opened both of my eyes. I remember being able to see the clouds and the tops of the trees, and I remember telling myself to stand up and get to my feet. I was walking to obtain aid, and I was trying to save my life at the same time because I knew in that instant that I was going to die.
Garcia stated that he was rushed to the burn trauma center at the University of Utah. It was there that the surgeon on duty gave him the grim prognosis that he was a “bag of bones with a heartbeat.”
Nevertheless, he was able to pull through the ordeal, enduring 18 operations over the course of 48 days. His left hand, which had been gripping the hunting knife that had conducted the electricity, had become infected, and it was imperative that it be amputated. The physicians broke the news to him during the course of one afternoon. After only a few days, the operation was over, and Garcia was forced to start over when it came to mastering the culinary skills he had previously acquired.
Garcia added, “I had a job to do, and my job was to be an active participant in my own recovery.” “I had a job to do,” she said. “I had a job to do.” “Relearning, it was the single most important thing… I’ve had to come to terms with the fact that I don’t have to be a perfectionist when I’m cooking. “At one point, I was thinking about holding a knife or attempting to hold a piece of produce again. I was having second thoughts about both of those options. You’ve got a hook. How did you come to that conclusion? And you just have to step in, step up to the table, and just start participating; just say, “All right, one at a time,” and it may be a failure or it may be a success; just step up. “And you just have to step in, step up to the table, and just start participating; just say, “All right, one at a time.”