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Confessions of a First-Time Concessionaire

Cal-Berkeley Dining Director Shawn LaPean reflects on his rookie season.

This fall, University of California-Berkeley Dining Services Director Shawn LaPean took on responsibility for concession operations at the school’s newly renovated football stadium. We asked him what he’s learned from the experience so far…

What were the biggest challenges with managing concessions for the first time?

LaPean: Everything! Concession food is very basic, but it’s what fans want. While we do special

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