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Interview with Chris Onieal, Owner of Legendary Oneial's restaurants in Hoboken and Soho
Season 1, Ep. 36
What are the core behaviors and values required to keep a restaurant relevant and flourishing for over 37 years?In this episode, Chris Oniealdiscusses how his restaurant has evolved while never losing its core focus, and he shares the "secrets" and habits that have enabled his Onieal's restaurants in Hoboken and Soho to be neighborhood institutions for decades.
Interview With Alex Carabaño, Co-Founder and Co-Owner of the V Spot
Season 1, Ep. 35
Alex Carabaño explains what it is like to be a pioneer in the vegan restaurant space in New York City, and why plant based concepts will continue to grow. Whether you know him from his HBO comedy special, or you are simply a fan of his amazing cuisine, this is an episode for you.www.thevspotrestauarant.nyc.comInstagram @thevspotrestaurant
Interview with Lloyd Ortuoste, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Bear of #Baonanas
Season 1, Ep. 34
In this episode, Steven explores how serendipity, humanity, and a fresh take on a classic dessert came together to create an amazing brand.Listen in to learn how #Baonanas was started from a place of generosity and community, and how it has developed into an incredible business that has never deviated from its core values.www.baonanas.comInstagram #Baonanas
Why Now is a Great Time to Open a Restaurant
Season 1, Ep. 33
Through lessons learned and innovations unforeseen, are we now at the beginning of a golden age for the hospitality industry? In this episode, Steven Toboroff lays out in detail why now is the best environment in years to open a restaurant, or other concepts, in the hospitality space.
Interview with branding and marketing specialist, and the owner of Mel's Butcher Box, Melanie Landano.
Season 1, Ep. 32
What does it take to turn a seemingly negative situation into the perfect opportunity to create a thriving business and a scalable brand?In this episode, Steven and Melanie discuss how, through leveraging her experience, connections, and love for the hospitality industry, Melanie created a rock star food truck that is the spring board for a multi-faceted brand.
Interview with Danny Romero, owner of legendary the West Village cafe, Bonsignour
Season 1, Ep. 31
In this episode, Danny Romero explains how is unrelenting focus on regular customers has enabled Bonsignour Cafe to flourish for over 30 years.By eschewing tools such as digital marketing, or even a web site, and instead maintaining laser focus on word of mouth, honest, home-cooked food, hospitality, and a genuine love for community, Danny proves that the core components of success never change.
Steven Toboroff's Tools & Ideas to Outperform Chains
Season 1, Ep. 30
While this has been a time of unprecedented challenges for independent restaurants, it is also a time of historic innovation and opportunity.In this episode Steven goes solo to break down a number of actionable strategies that will empower independent restaurants to not just gain parity to the national chains, but to surpass them.
Interview with hospitality industry and business advisor, Donald Valane, C.P.A., partner at Volk and Valane
Season 1, Ep. 29
In this episode,Steven and Donald Valane, C.P.A,breakdown the new loans, grants, tax incentives and other programs made available in the recent relief law.This is an informative and important episode designed to give you an overview of the newly available Federal programs, and how they may be especially impactful for the hospitality industry.
Interview with celebrity chef and owner of Black Barn Restaurant, John Doherty
Season 1, Ep. 28
In this episode, master chef, owner, philanthropist and entrepreneur, John Doherty, describes in compelling details the strategies he uses to train, motivate, and ultimately inspire. Whether as Executive Chef for the Waldorf Astoria, owner of Black Barn restaurant, or founder of Heavenly Harvest, John utilizes deep passion, gratitude and tactical insight to succeed on every level. For anyone looking to be energized and enlightened, this is an episode you will truly enjoy.www.blackbarnrestaurant.com#blackbarnrestaurantwww.heavenlyharvst.org