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Becoming a Restaurateur

Masters at Work
Narrated by: Joy Osmanski
Length: 2 hrs and 59 mins
Categories: Business, Management
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Award-winning journalist and food writer Patric Kuh explores the restaurant industry - based on the experiences of Lien Ta and Jonathan Whitener’s Here’s Looking at You restaurant in Los Angeles - and reveals essential details for anyone considering a path to this risky profession.

Everyone knows that opening a restaurant is a risky business, a venture with an astounding rate of failure. Patric Kuh’s Becoming a Restaurateur takes listeners behind the scenes of one of America’s trendiest new restaurants, revealing how Lien Ta and chef Jonathan Whitener of LA’s Here’s Looking at You managed to beat the odds. With valuable information about what daily life for a professional is like, this is an entertaining, practical guide to what makes a master restaurateur, from writing the business plan to opening night and beyond. 

©2019 Patrick Kuh (P)2019 Simon & Schuster

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Excellent series

I love all of these Masters at Work audiobooks so far, and there are more of these coming in September 2019. I don’t know of any other books (or audiobooks) that offer narratives in such detail about the experiences of the work world. I find it really engaging to be allowed to slip into the behind the scenes settings and visit these consuming workplaces. I love being a guest in a restaurant, and I enjoyed learning what goes on where a guest can’t see, in kitchens and in restaurant careers.