Josh Kopel | Award Winning Restaurant Consultant

Restaurant Advertising: Celebrity Chef Claudette Zepeda’s Vaga Journey

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We’ve all been burned. A bad business plan, a bad business partner, a global pandemic…

What happens next is what defines our lives and our careers.

Chef Claudette Zepeda built an award winning restaurant only to have it taken away but, rather than seeing that as the end of the story, she began a new chapter, leveraging her talent and experience to create the career of her dreams and a platform to help others achieve the same.

Today we unpack the lessons learned on that journey and discuss what the future holds for her, her team and the industry at large.

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