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The Vollrath Feed: Episode 4

Total cost of ownership and the power of a spoon

Chef Rich and Justin discuss total cost of ownership and what that really means while reliving some hard-learned lessons in the past. Later, Ashlea Tobeck, Executive Chef at Children’s Hospital Colorado, joins the conversation to share her experience and insight on buying right the first time.

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Episode Notes

0:59 – Rich’s garden update

3:12 – Purchasing decision process

5:52 – Buyer’s remorse 

7:23 – Rich hits a sore spot with Justin

9:45 – Look good, feel, good, play good

12:44 – Introduce total cost of ownership

14:43 – Chef Ashlea joins the show

18:29 – Chef Ashlea’s story up to Children’s Hospital

29:33 – Chef Ashlea moves into executive position

34:39 – Facilitating flexible and versatile expansion

39:19 – Chef Ashlea’s buyer’s remorse

40:22 – The power of a spoon

46:53 – Chef Ashlea’s inspirational quote