Downtown Las Vegas Goes Big
The hostess shows me to my table at Eat, a new breakfast-and-lunch spot on an unlovely corner of downtown Las Vegas. Customers huddle inside the door, along a low wall crafted from wooden pallets that once held the restaurant’s kitchen equipment. With lime green banquettes and clean midcentury lines, it’s the kind of place where I half-expect to see the Rat Pack drop by for black coffee and some verbal towel-snapping.
Chef Natalie Young walks through the dining room, greeting old friends and fielding congratulations on her new opening, before stopping by my table to make sure I’m enjoying my breakfast burrito of cage-free eggs, bacon, and pico de gallo. We get to chatting and she sits down to tell me her story. About how after a dozen years of working Vegas’ high-volume casino kitchens, she was burned out, done, bags packed, and ready to move back to New Mexico. Then someone introduced her to Tony Hsieh.
Episode 4 – Do Well So You Can Do More Good
A MUST HEAR for all business owners, entrepreneurs, and restaurant managers. Chef Nat explains how success is measured in happiness, and not through your bank account. “ The Better I do the more I can help people… The more I can help the community… The more I can...
Episode 3 – Speak Your Truth
REAL TALK - Chef Nat, Angie, and featured guest, Valerie Stunning of Paradise City Creamery talk about doing the best you can with what you have. Besides what’s happening from the outside in, don’t be afraid to talk about from the inside out. We don’t have control on...
Episode 2 – Be Brave Enough to Start a Conversation That Matters
Be thoughtful about what you say but also speak your truth. A lot of the times we are so afraid to just tell people how we really feel and what’s really going on with us when at the end of the day the only way we’re going to get to where we want to go is by sharing...