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30 December 2020

Peter Backman

Going behind the scenes in hospitality, with Peter Backman

Peter BackmanEntrepreneur and Eating Out Expert
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Listen to our conversation to hear more about:

  • What it means to be an entrepreneur.

  • The benefits of working in the hospitality industry.

  • Why it is so important to have clear goals.

  • What it takes to go from zero to hero in business.

  • The advantages and disadvantages of a partner in the business.

  • The future of restaurants and the philosophy behind Peter’s book ‘Restaurants Also Serve Food’.

  • Peter’s advice to young entrepreneurs.

Peter Backman

Entrepreneur and Eating Out Expert


4:35 - An overview of the eating out market.

8:00 - Using data and experience to provide a service.

11:02 - Transitioning from laboratories to entrepreneurship.

15:08 - Tensions in a partnership.

21:52 - Buying back the business.

22:49 - The pitfalls of not having goals.

23:36 - Work/life balance.

24:54 - Job satisfaction.

26:30 - Sharing learnings.

28:31 - Focusing on the work you enjoy.

33:10 - The impact of home delivery on the restaurant.

39:17 - Authoring ‘Restaurants Also Serve food’.

41:10 - Future opportunities.

43:40 - Advice for start-ups

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