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Interview with Executive Pastry Chef and Instagram Influencer, Caroline Schiff
Season 1, Ep. 22
Whether you are talking about recipes for the perfect desert, or how to have the most impact on social media, there is no better guest than Executive Pastry Chef from Gage and Tollner, Caroline Schiff, or as she is known on Instagram #pastryschiff.No subject is off bounds as Steven and Caroline discuss the impact of the pandemic on the restaurant industry writ large, as well as the comprehensive and systemic changes that need to occur for the industry to come back in a stronger and more equitable state.
Interview With Preeminent Restaurant and Hospitality Attorney, Jasmine Moy
Season 1, Ep. 21
In this episode Steven Interviews top hospitality and restaurant attorney, Jasmine Moy.Perhaps there has never been a time when those in the hospitality industry are in greater need of legal guidance and direction.Whether dealing with landlords, negotiating with the City, or raising money to open a new location or concept; legal guidance and strategies are vital in making the best decisions for yourself and your business.Steven and Jasmine use this interview to go from the granular to the macro, and everything in between as it pertains to the legal and business landscape confronting the hospitality industry during these unprecedented times.
Interview with Ian Vernon, owner of the phenomenal Home Frite restaurant and Smorgasburg favorite.
Season 1, Ep. 20
Steven and guest Ian Vernon explore the thought process behind deciding on a restaurant concept based upon the customer's needs first.In addition, how to you take an already successful restaurant and take it to a much higher level during a pandemic?For those interested in the lessons and practices necessary to not just survive, but thrive during challenging times, this is the episode for you.
Interview with the visionary owner of S'mac restaurant, Sarita Ekya
Season 1, Ep. 19
How do you take a traditional side dish and turn it into the foundation for an iconic restaurant and a transcendent brand? Sarita Ekya, owner of S'mac restaurant in Manhattan has the answer to that question, and many more.This is a must listen episode for anyone who has ever thought about following their dreams and pursuing the road less traveled.Whether you are a chef, entrepreneur, or just someone looking to learn how creating amazing macaroni and cheese can lead to the creation of a business (and a life) predicated on passion and following one's heart, this is an interview for you.
Interview with Sureshan Pather, owner of Black Swan Gastropub
Season 1, Ep. 18
In this episode, Steven explores several key elements of opening and maintaining a thriving restaurant, even in the midst of a pandemic.Learn how Sureshan Pather had the vision to create a seven time Michelen recommended Gastro pub in a previously quiet part of Brooklyn.More interesting still, how has he managed to make The Black Swan both a neighborhood staple, and a destination spot, even as the neighborhood itself is now flooded with restaurants and other culinary options.
INTERVIEW WITH EXECUTIVE CHEF OF HORSENECK TAVERN, MICHELE VACCARI HARRIOTT
Season 1, Ep. 17
IN THIS EPISODE STEVEN CELEBRATES THE REOPENING OF NEW JERSEY OUTDOOR DINING BY INTERVIEWING ONE OF NEW JERSEY'S FINEST AND MOST FOLLOWED EXECUTIVE CHEFS, MICHELE VACCARI HARRIOTT.NO SUBJECT IS OFF LIMTS, AS WE EXPLORE WHAT IT IS LIKE TO PUT TOGETHER A DELICIOUS AND CREATIVE MENU, WHILE STILL SUCCESSFULLY ADDRESSING THE UNPRECEDENTED CHALLENGES FACING THE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY.THIS INTERVIEW IS A MUST FOR ALL EXISTING AND ASPIRING CHEFS, AS WELL AS FOR ANYONE SEEKING TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE ULTRA HOT NEW JERSEY DINING SCENE.
An Interview with World Famous Wedding Cake Creator Ron Ben-Israel
Season 1, Ep. 16
In this episode, Steven talks with celebrity baker, and the foremost creator of wedding cakes in the world, Ron Ben-Israel.What is it like doing business during the pandemic, and does a world famous chef baker with premier brand recognition still find ways to pivot and thrive during uncertain times?These questions, and may more are addressed and answered in this weeks episode.
Keeping Your Brand and Your Business Fresh and Engaging During COVID-19
Season 1, Ep. 15
In this episode, Steven has an in depth discussion with digital media icon and pioneer, Matt Wasserlauf.Matt goes into detail on how to build and communicate a brand in an ever changing communication landscape, as well as offering profound and inspirational words of wisdom for business owners and entrepreneurs.This episode will leave you both highly informed and deeply inspired.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Interview With World Renowned Owner of Bagatelle, Remi Laba
Season 1, Ep. 14
In this episode, Steven discusses the challenges presented by Covid-19 with Remi Laba, owner of Bagatelle.Whether it's government programs, marketing a closed restaurant, or the future of restaurants, this episode is an essential listen for everyone in or interested in the hospitality industry.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.