Humans of Hospitality
Episode 55 Jody Scheckter F1 Champion and Laverstoke Park Farm
Jan 19, 2020 · 1 hr 8 min
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Two things come up regularly on the podcast.  Firstly, quite a few of my podcast guests have gone through significant career changes to become food, drink and hospitality entrepreneurs.  I’m thinking Rupert Holloway at Conker Gin, who gave up surveying to set up his own distillery, or Claire Burnet at Chococo who swapped marketing for freshly made chocolates.

As the winner of the 1979 Formula One world championship this weeks guest, Jody Scheckter certainly knows a thing or two about a second career, and in fact even a third!

Secondly, obsession, maybe William Curley creating the very best chocolates or Jethro Tenant and his quest to make the best sea salt. Jody certainly takes things to the extreme. He started with such a simple idea. How to provide the very best, tastiest, food for his family. That simple seed of an idea has taken Jody on an incredible adventure, learning the most phenomenal amount about every stage of food production, from seed to plate. In fact, before the seed…
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