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Trailblazers.FM: Black Entrepreneurs | Leaders | Professionals

Trailblazers.FM explores stories of today's successful black professionals. Get the know-how, confidence and resources you need to blaze your trail.

Jan 2, 2017


For over 20 years, Chef Bryce Fluellen has utilized his culinary skills to make a significant impact in the community. As Director of Operations for Magic Johnson Enterprises where he was responsible for the company’s growth in under-served, urban areas all across the country to present day as the first Chef hired by American Heart Association to run Kids/Teens Cook with Heart, a healthy cooking and nutrition program that has positively impacted over 1,000 children and adults throughout Los Angeles County. He is also the founder of KIDS AT THE TABLE, a pop-up dinner that engages underserved teens in critical conversation that affects their everyday lives over a delicious wholesome meal. Since late 2015 the dinners have impacted over 300 teens!

Bryce's Episode Outline:

03:27 What are you most grateful for in your life right now?
04:37 What Bryce does in his day to day?
07:38 What ignited the spark for you to become a chef?
11:22 What were some of the lessons you learned from owning your own catering company?
16:44 What's one thing you wish you knew or applied before starting your own business?
18:02 Why is what you're doing fulfilling your passion and purpose as a chef?
22:02 Was health and wellness always important to you?
32:34 What inspired you to author a book?
40:15 What would you tell someone wanting to author a book of their own?
46:14 What's one action our aspiring trailblazers should take to help them blaze their trail this week?