P&L: Priorities & Lifestyle Episode 54

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P&L: Priorities & Lifestyle Episode 54 - Chef Forrest "Gump" Parker: Founder and Culinary Evangelist

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Chef Forrest “Gump” Parker, a renowned culinary expert, has made significant contributions to the vibrant food scene in Charleston, South Carolina, through his influential culinary tours. With experience gained from working with some of the most prominent figures in the culinary world, Chef Parker has developed a unique perspective on the connection between food and history in the city. This perspective led him to create Undiscovered Charleston, a food tour that combines exploring the city's historical sites with discussions about Charleston's culinary traditions. Join Rob Schulz and Chef Forrest Parker on this episode of the Priorities and Lifestyle podcast to learn more about what it’s like to be both a founder and a culinary evangelist.

"The first rule of startups is make something people want." - Chef Forrest Parke

This week on Priorities Lifestyle:

  • Being a Culinary Innovator
  • The Evolution of Charleston’s Dining Scene
  • The Connection Between Food, Culture, and History in Charleston
  • What It Took To Become A Culinary Tour Guide
  • Being A Founder In The Culinary Space
  • Becoming A “Culinary Evangelist”

Our Favorite Quotes:

  • "Our history is delicious." - Chef Forrest Parker
  • "I tell anybody that asks, I'm like, I'm better than anybody I know at making mistakes because I do it on a daily basis." - Chef Forrest Parker
  • "The problem before us today, as an industry is whether or not the kids want to show up to do the work." - Chef Forrest Parker

Look into Booking Chef Parker for your next event in Charleston: https://undiscoveredcharleston.com/

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