A little retrospective on when Google first hired their chef in ’99. Never forget, in-house chef == gumption!
I’m headed back to Google to talk about food for the first time in about 13 years. My trip reminded me of this column, which I wrote not long after I first heard of Google. You think Sergey will talk to me today about the company’s food choices?
Publication: SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWSHeadline: RECIPE FOR SUCCESS: CHEF, STOCK OPTIONS
START-UP GOOGLE’S PRESSING KNEADS: STAFF OF LIFE AND A GOOD RUBDOWNSubhead: Web Headline: Reporter: MIKE CASSIDY column Day: Wednesday Print Run Date: 9/8/99 Section: Front Edition: Morning Final Page Number: 1 Section Letter: A Memo: Silicon Valley Dispatches Corrections:Dateline: Slug Text: IT’S not so crazy this start-up, Google, hiring a corporate chef and offering the cook stock options. (Finally a use for that stockpot.)
The Internet company just moved from a cramped office surrounded by eateries to a…
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