Andrew Shakman

Andrew Shakman is CEO and co-founder of Leanpath, a mission-driven foodservice technology company based in Portland, Oregon. Launched in 2004, Leanpath invented the world’s first automated food waste tracking technology, and Andrew began catalyzing the global movement to address the food waste crisis. Today, working in thousands of foodservice kitchens in over 30 countries, Leanpath deploys a suite of technology and coaching tools that change root behaviors that lead to food waste. The result is a current rate of 1 pound of food waste prevented every 3 seconds. Leanpath has offices in London, Barcelona and Sydney and clients include IKEA, Aramark, Sodexo, and Google.

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About the author, Shawn

Chef Shawn has worked in almost every segment of the foodservice industry. He holds business degrees and certificates in Culinary Arts, Hospitality & Tourism Management, Accounting and Professional Sales. He is Certified Executive Chef (CEC) and a Certified Culinary Educator (CCE) through The American Culinary Federation. A Certified Culinary Professional (CCP) through the International Association of Culinary Professionals. He is the author of The First Timer’s Cookbook and The First Timer’s Bakebook. His work has been recognized nationwide as well as being a regular contributor to numerous food service publications and outlets and is the recipient of numerous awards-most recently the 2015 Culinary Educator of the Year through the local American Culinary Federation’s chapter-Beehive State Chef’s Association.

He the owner of multiple food service businesses and currently the host of the Business Chef Podcast.

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