Co-owners of Here’s Looking At You, Lien Ta & Jonathan Whitener, are the subject of award-winning journalist and food writer Patric Kuh’s Becoming a Restaurateur, part of his “Masters at Work” series.
Everyone knows that opening a restaurant is a risky business, a venture with an astounding rate of failure. Patric Kuh’s Becoming a Restaurateur takes readers behind the scenes of one of America’s trendiest new restaurants, revealing how Lien Ta and chef Jonathan Whitener of LA’s Here’s Looking at You managed to beat the odds. With valuable information about what daily life for a professional is like, this is an entertaining, practical guide to what makes a master restaurateur, from writing the business plan to opening night and beyond.
Hardcover, 128 pages Published May 7, 2019 by Simon Schuster