Eric Silverstein, Founder, Peached Tortilla
Sam talks with Eric Silverstein about leaving a lucrative law career to open a food truck fraught with challenges, eventually finding traction and becoming one of the leading hospitality companies in Austin. Eric shares candid insights about growing up in Tokyo and Atlanta, his leadership philosophy, the balancing act between work + home, and his upcoming book, The Peached Tortilla: Modern Asian Comfort Food from Tokyo to Texas.
In this episode, Eric shares candid insights about:
- Leadership: You're not a good leader if you're not willing to bus tables.
- Growing up "Japanese" Born and raised in Tokyo with a Chinese Mother and American Father.
- The balancing act between work and home
- His new book, The Peached Tortilla: Modern Asian Comfort Food from Tokyo to Texas