It's a Jungle in There: new book by restaurateur Steven Schussler

The story behind Rainforest Cafe and Steve Schussler's success.
The story behind Rainforest Cafe and Steve Schussler's success.

It's not every businessman who has a story worthy of securing blurbs from Donald Trump, Lee Iacocca, and Harvey Mackay, but, then again, local restaurateur Steven Schussler, creator or the Rainforest Cafe and owner of Galaxy Drive In isn't just any businessman: Mackay calls him the business world's "king of the jungle."

Schussler's new book, It's a Jungle In There, is a collection of insights and anecdotes along his bumpy-at-times business career, including some pretty hilarious tales about Schussler employing theatricalities to his job search and marriage proposal. If a guy is willing to dress up as Superman, stuff himself into a wooden barrel, and deliver himself to his future boss to gain employment, you wouldn't believe the lengths he'd go to in order to woo a future wife.

Here's how to get a copy of the book and see Schussler in action today:

Schussler will donate all profits from his book to the Smile Network and is speaking and signing books at two events today:

12 p.m. to 1 p.m. One Cause, One Author, One Hour MC Frank Vascellaro, entertainment by Tom Hunter IDS Crystal Court 80 South 8th Street, Minneapolis

4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Barnes & Noble Downtown Minneapolis 801 Nicollet Mall

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