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Len Senater from The Depanneur

October 15, 2021

Celebrating 10 years in business, Len joins us to recount the foundation story of The Depanneur.

His self-described ‘interesting place where food things happen’ has become one of Toronto’s most applauded places to find unique experiences for those who love food, community and adventure. The Dep is where anyone who wants to cook for people can find a kitchen and audience – something which is uniquely honest and refreshing in a city experiencing crazy inflation and gentrification.

A must-listen for anyone interested in food, social enterprise, bootstrapping and everything which makes Toronto diverse and amazing.

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Len Senater on the StartWell Podcast

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