Restaurateur, businessman and celebrity chef Luke Mangan runs 19 restaurants with 700 staff members and boasts a culinary empire that extends across land, sea, air and rail. In Beeur #2 we meet Luke to hear his entrepreneurial story.

Luke Mangan earned his first chef’s hat in 1995 at Hotel CBD in the centre of the Sydney business district and four years later opened Salt in nearby Darlinghurst, achieving rapid success as the capital rode the 2000 Olympics boom.

Yet it was the acclaimed Salt that almost brought him down – and taught him some tough business lessons…

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Beer with an Entrepreneur is proudly supported by Hahn SuperDry. Luke’s success shows that you can achieve anything if you set your mind to it and step out of your comfort zone. Click here if you also want to Never Settle!

Show anchor Daniel Kjellsson is wearing Oscar Wylee glasses and a t-shirt from Citizen Wolf and a Halda Race Pilot. Beer with an entrepreneur is filmed at WeWork Pyrmont, Sydney, Australia.

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