Who Was Colonel Sanders?

Harland Sanders founded Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC).  He began selling franchise rights to his restaurant in 1952.  He later sold the restaurant to a group of investors in 1964; however, he remained the ambassador for the KFC brand.

Sanders was bestowed the title Kentucky Colonel, which is an honor given by the state of Kentucky to its citizens.  He was not an actual military colonel.

Colonel Sanders felt the quality of the food at KFC deteriorated after it was sold to the investment group and became highly critical of their business practices.

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source:  www.wikipedia.com

 

Who Was Chef Boyardee?

Hector Boiardi was born in Italy.  He moved to American in 1914.  Hector worked at the Plaza Hotel, and eventually he became the head chef.  He was a caterer for the rich and famous, to include President Woodrow Wilson.  Hector opened his first Italian restaurant in Cleveland, Ohio.  Later in life, he created the Chef Boyardee brand.

 

 

source:  www.chefboyardee.com

 

Grit to Great – A Book Review

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I bought this book, because author’s last name is the same as mine.  Thaler is not a common name.  I have never met a Thaler that I am not directly related to.

This book teaches the importance of grit or perseverance in your life.  It filled with real life examples and advice on how to apply the principles to your life.

I really enjoyed the book and I give an A+