Last week, David Nayfeld chef-partner at San Francisco’s Che Fico, wrote (with Larissa Zimberoff) a Business Insider piecethat addressed–in uncommon, unflinching honesty–aspects of the restaurant industry that he believes need to change post pandemic. The article addressed everything from livable wages to the creation of a sanctioned apprenticeship program to the what the cost of a restaurant meal should be to support sound food production and employment practices.
David joins Andrew on today’s show to expand on the ideas expressed in his article. It’s a refreshingly unvarnished, unfiltered conversation that industry professionals will find cathartic and civilians will find educational.
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