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Remarkable Careers that Began at McDonald's

Andrew Dornenburg

Andrew Dornenburg

Hired 1974

"It may have been Filet-O-Fish and fries at the time, but when it became filet mignon and roasted garlic mashed potatoes, the lesson was the same: it had to be hot, and it had to represent your best effort."

What can you learn flipping burgers that would be useful in an award-winning gourmet restaurant? Andrew Dornenburg says he learned a lot about teamwork and how to manage people under stressful conditions. In addition to being a noted chef, he’s written a number of popular books including his best-selling Becoming a Chef, winner of the James Beard Book Award, and Dining Out.

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