Chef Shane Schaibly initially came to First Watch to push the culinary envelope, elevating the food to meet the brand’s level of service and design. As VP of culinary strategy for the full-service breakfast and brunch chain, he has since evolved the brand and its menu, introducing a fresh juice program across 400 locations, pioneering on-trend items such as avocado toast and elote, and launching a batch cocktail program. Listen as Schaibly shares how he has positioned First Watch as a premier breakfast and brunch destination, what’s ahead for 2021 and how he has kept the momentum going throughout the pandemic.
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