Episode 123 – Breaking the Grind: Chef Adam Lamb on Redefining Kitchen Culture

In the world of culinary arts, the dance between passion and pressure is eternal. But what happens when the rhythm gets disrupted? When the voice of doubt becomes louder than the sizzle of the grill? Today’s episode is all about rediscovering that harmony.

Join me, Donald Burns, as I sit down with the extraordinary Chef Adam Lamb. With three decades in the game, Chef Lamb delves deep into the core of the kitchen world, its highs and lows, and how he rediscovered the essence of why he first donned the chef’s hat.

From monumental mistakes to awe-inspiring achievements, Adam’s journey is one of resilience, redemption, and redefinition. Learn how he’s coaching chefs to break free from the grind and truly find their flow.


  • The transformative journey of Chef Adam Lamb
  • The battle between emotional intelligence and the kitchen’s heat
  • Crafting a kitchen culture that’s demanding but not demeaning
  • Sneak peek into Chef Adam’s sessions at the upcoming Restaurant Success Summit

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