060 – Restaurant Director of Operations with Eli Fhima

In this Happy Hour podcast, we’re chatting with Eli Fhima about his role as Director of Operations at Fhima’s in Minneapolis.


  • (3:46) Who is Eli Fhima?
  • (5:22) The setting.
  • (15:26) Can the maître d’ hang?
  • (22:45) How do John and Ryan process the heavy stories they tell?
  • (34:43) How does Eli recharge?
  • (48:32) What oils should you be cooking with?
  • (51:32) Fasting.
  • (56:50) Micro plastics.
  • (58:58) I’m not saying that I’ve become a prepper.
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Ryan Freng
Owner and creative director. Shall we begin like David Copperfield? 'I am born...I grew up.' Wait, I’m running out of space? Ah crap, ooh, I’ve got it...