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"Take risks and you'll get the payoffs. Learn from your mistakes until you succeed. It's that simple."

Bobby Flay

From the author of The First Timer’s Cookbook and The First Timer’s Bakebook comes the management playbook specifically written for food service professionals.

(Standards + Accountability) Consistency = Success

By Becoming a Servant Leader and following this leadership formula, you will lead your teams to lasting success! Developed over 25 years, this management formula is based on principles and experiences, various success and more importantly failures of Chef Shawn Bucher’s career in the food service industry.

Chef Shawn Bucher

About the host: Shawn Bucher


Shawn Bucher hosts the Business Chef Podcast. With over 20 years of hands-on industry experience Chef Shawn has worked in almost every segment of the food service industry.


The First Timers Cookbook

Learn how to cook,
not just what to cook.

The First Timer's Cookbook is the cook book that teaches basic principles and techniques behind cooking. The second edition combines The First Timer's Cookbook and The First Timer's Bakebook and includes recipes and additional content that the original did not.

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