Vinayak Gorur, sous chef —
On May 13, 2009 the Ahwatukee Foothills News ran an article
about Vinayak Gorur, a local guy who, at the age of 21, had become the youngest ever sous chef at the upscale Compass Restaurant in downtown Phoenix. But a few days ago, the paper ran an apology
, admitting that Gorur wasn't really a sous chef at the Compass. Gorur had invented the entire tale. Why isn't clear.
A few things evidently went wrong in the paper's fact checking process. First, they never called the Compass…