Meet Greg Grossman, a 14-year-old from East Hampton, N.Y., who is a self-taught chef. Grossman specializes in molecular gastronomy, which is the study of physical and chemical processes that occur in cooking.
Last summer he started a catering company called Culinaria Group and began booking catering jobs at art gallery openings and other events. Grossman is involved in all aspects of his business, from planning menus, hiring staff and finding wholesale suppliers to keep costs down.
He recently won The Martha Stewart Scholarship, a four-year scholarship to the Ross School in East Hampton.
Here is Grossman's recipe for barbecued pork belly with collard greens and apple crisp — a treat he describes as ideal for Fourth of July parties: