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FS 001: CPK: How two friends built the multimillion-dollar restaurant chain CPK by quitting their stressful day jobs



CPK - How it started
Two friends were stressed out by their lawyer Jobs and wanted to do something which they loved and they loved restaurants.

They did not know anything about restaurants. but how did they succeed with CPK – California Pizza Kitchen?  This  is their story.

What you will learn from this episode:

  • Did they quit their Jobs and start or did they start the restaurant part-time first.
  • How their initial idea was not Pizza business and what made them change their plan.
  • Since they were lawyers and did not know anything about food business, How did they learn -This one is a classic.

Resources mentioned in this episode:

  • Behind the  Arches –  A book which is inspiring, informative, and filled with behind-the-scenes stories, this remarkable saga offers an irresistible look inside MCDonalds, a great business success.
  • Grinding It Out: The Making of McDonald’s –  An inspiring Autobiography of  Ray Kroc, the founder of MCDonalds.

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