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Pederson's Farms - Powered by Protein a deep dive into Where your Food come From!

Feb 25, 2022

Does your family ever argue about which restaurant to have breakfast at? Do you want to win that argument? Then you should try to gain a deeper understanding of YOUR favorite place! Snooze an A.M. Eatery is one of ours! Brian Whitson and Allen Johnson have a passion for greatness in their company, staff, service, food, and themselves. In this episode, they share deep insights into the challenges they face on a daily basis as well as the thought processes behind their decision-making. You can expect to go away with a better understanding of how this GM and Head Chef work together and what they value most!

Fun fact: They have nicknames on their business cards! Brian the “Biscuit” Whitson and Allen “Apple Jack” Johnson!

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Snooze A.M. Eatery

Danny Meyer Books

Simon Sinek Books

The One Minute Manager by Ken Blanchard


(3:12) - Was it difficult to find time to come visit the Pederson’s Plant?

(4:35) - Introducing AJ & Brian

(8:35) - Bacon talk & kitchen war stories

(12:40) - The role of a General Manager

(14:48) - The importance of good partnerships & what working in a restaurant teaches you

(20:33) - What’s front of mind for you two at the store level?

(23:58) - How does someone become a superstar in the restaurant industry?

(29:20) - Thoughts on leaders in the Hospitality & Restaurant industries

(32:27) - Wrap Up & Final Thoughts

The Pederson's Farms Podcast is produced by Johnny Peterson & Root and Roam.