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May 3, 2012

A little retrospective on when Google first hired their chef in ’99. Never forget, in-house chef == gumption!

Mike Cassidy's Blog

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?

Me neither.

 

Publication: SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWSHeadline: RECIPE FOR SUCCESS: CHEF, STOCK OPTIONS
START-UP GOOGLE’S PRESSING KNEADS: STAFF OF LIFE AND A GOOD RUBDOWN
Subhead:    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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