This is the final installment of a four-part introduction.Â If you missed the previous posts on the overview, the guestâ€™s perspective, and the managerâ€™s perspective, click the links in this sentence.
People ask me on occasion if I aspire to open my own restaurant one day. It always reminds me of the old Mitch Hedburg joke.
â€œWhen you’re in Hollywood and you’re a comedian, everybody wants you to do other things. All right, you’re a stand-up comedian; can you write us a script? That’s not fair. That’s like if I worked hard to become a cook, and I’m a really good cook, they’d say, “OK, you’re a cook. Can you farm?”
In reality, owning a restaurant does not appeal to me.Â I would be the most neurotic and micro managing owner ever.Â It takes a special breed of person to be willing to take the risk to open a restaurant.Â The likelihood of failure is tremendous even for a great concept.
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