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If you live in Houston, Texas, chances are you've eaten some of Chef Bryan Caswell's food.
It's obvious Caswell knows a thing or two about what makes a good chef - and where you find the foundation for a talented cook, according to him, may come as a surprise.
5 Reasons You Always Hire a Cook with Waffle House on His or Her Résumé: Bryan Caswell
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