Success from Heat...Richard Montanez, Inventor of Hot Cheetos


While most variants of foods take years of product testing, though one of the most iconic versions of a favorite chip was invented by one man in (basically) one night.

Richard MontaƱez went from a janitor at Frito-Lay to being an executive at Pepsi-Co all thanks to a bit of chili pepper!

Bill tells the story of Richard and talks about the movie being made about his story in today's Success from Scratch.

Listen below and learn more about the biopic coming out HERE.


Also, in 2015 Bill had the chance to sit down and interview Richard on his life story so for a fun throwback check that out below!

Success From Scratch

Success From Scratch

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