A Taste of Opportunity: An Insider's Guide to Boosting Your Career, Making Your Mark, and Changing the Food Industry from Within

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6.0 X 9.0 X 0.57 inches | 0.82 pounds

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About the Author
Renee Guilbault is a veteran food-industry leader with expertise in large-scale, global, multi-unit food and beverage operations. Before launching her consulting firm, Essayer Food Consulting, she held leadership roles at Pret A Manger, Bon Appetit Management Company at Google, Compass Group, and Le Pain Quotidien, where she was instrumental in developing revolutionary menus and executing high-volume strategies all over the world. She lives in Boston with her family. Essayerfoodconsulting.com

"Renee Guilbault reached the pinnacle of the food industry and now opens the door so that anyone with talent and motivation can follow in her footsteps. This is the definitive insider's guide to the food industry. I wish I had this book when I was starting my journey into the world of food."

Sam Polk, CEO, Everytable

"Reading this book gave me so many a-ha moments-I wish I had received advice like this when I was starting out as a young manager. I want everyone on my team to read it, no matter where they are on their career journey!"

Maisie Ganzler, chief strategy and brand officer, Bon Appétit Management Company

"This is a captivating read for anyone who cares about the food industry and especially those with an interest in a career in food. I can tell you from having sampled her amazing cooking that she knows how to combine incredibly delicious taste with health and sustainability and that's what this book brings out-a truly delicious 'recipe' for what's achievable in the industry."

Erik Fyrwald, CEO, Syngenta Group

"Renee shares her career journey in a direct, humorous, and authentic way. Filled with insights and advice (and delicious recipes!), this book is a much-needed resource for anyone interested in, or navigating their way through, a career in the food industry."

Catherine Lederer, SVP, Food & Beverage, Founder's Table Restaurant Group (Chopt Salad and Dos Toros)

"A must-read book for anyone looking to examine a career path and take the food industry by storm!. Engaging, practical, and applicable-well done!"

Sylvia Banderas Coffinet, GM Multicultural Brand Partnerships & Marketing, Vox Media

"Renee's searingly candid, deliciously relatable, and invaluably instructive insider's guide delivers the goods. This is a game-changing read for anyone who wants to build a thriving and meaningful career in the industry."

Casey Gleason, VP, Food, sweetgreen

"Who better to guide you through the twists and turns of a career in food than a professional who has lived it and seen all sides? Renee captures her entertaining journey from server to leader with characteristic honesty and humor. Here is your opportunity to learn from the best."

Sebastian Wright, New Formats Leader, Amazon