The Profitable Table Fed by Woolco Foods
Interview with Alexis El Sayed, General Manager of the Legendary Art Bar
Season 1, Ep. 43
In this episode, Steven and Alexis discuss the ingredients required for building a lasting neighborhood institution that is also a destination spot. Whether it is the love that the employees have for the business, or the relentless pursuit of excellence, listen in to find out the elements and habits that have kept Art Bar strong and beloved for over three decades.
Tuesday, January 31, 2023
Boosting Revenue with Private Events in the Hospitality Industry
Season 2, Ep. 7
Making private events profitable is imperative for any business in the hospitality industry. Host Steven Toboroff, CEO of Woolco Foods, discusses with Paul Gallen, the President of The Pier Sixty Collection at Chelsea Piers, the importance of customer retention through communication, attentiveness, and loyalty with each event. Listen now to the latest episode of The Profitable Table!
Tuesday, August 30, 2022
Interview with Julie Forbes, Youth Advocate for the Juvenile Detention Facility of the Green Hill Academic School
Season 2, Ep. 6
Listen to the latest episode of The Profitable Table with Steven Toboroff, CEO of Woolco Foods, as he branches out and discovers more inspiration and leadership outside the hospitality industry. Meet Julie Forbes, a youth advocate within the juvenile detention facility of Green Hill Academic School in Washington who runs a library not just providing free books, but a safe place they feel self-worth and value.
Tuesday, June 14, 2022
Capitalizing on Current Trends in the NYC Hospitality Industry
Season 2, Ep. 5
Whether you’re running a restaurant in NYC or any other location, remembering to stay authentic will go a long way in the hospitality industry. Play on your strengths through lifestyle imagery of your menu items and establishment, and make your website more engaging with lead forms through promotions and reservation options. Listen now!
Tuesday, May 10, 2022
How Your Business Can Navigate through Inflation
Season 2, Ep. 4
In this new episode, Steven Toboroff, CEO of Woolco Foods, discusses what inflation is and its overall effects from a grand perspective, trickling down to the hospitality industry. Current trends of rising inflation are highly impacting the restaurant business from top to bottom. Learn how restaurant owners can navigate through this challenging time by analyzing your demographics, knowing your customer, and full transparency are key in quantifying where to implement those price increases relative to the market, so you remain loyal to your customer and your brand. Listen Now!
Tuesday, January 18, 2022
Interview with Molly Carew, General Manager of Tea & Sympathy
Season 2, Ep. 3
In this new episode of The Profitable Table, Steven looks into the past, present and future of this unique restaurant and shop providing British comfort food and groceries since 1990 in the Greenwich Village. Let’s take a trip and explore the authenticity of @teaandsympathynyc through their imported products from England and Ireland—creating a true authentic experience for their customers. Listen Now!
Tuesday, January 11, 2022
Interview with Manny Colon of Manny’s Bistro in Lincoln Square, NYC
Season 2, Ep. 2
In this new episode of The Profitable Table, Manny Colon discusses how he took over a long-time French restaurant during the pandemic, and transitioned from manager to now owner of Manny’s Bistro. Through loyalty, dedication, and passion—he’s already changed the path of the restaurant that previously lost its way. Learn more about taking over a restaurant, and never compromising on quality service and food.
Tuesday, January 4, 2022
Kicking Off the New Year with New Business Goals
Season 2, Ep. 1
In this new episode of The Profitable Table, Steven Toboroff, CEO of Woolco Foods, shares his thoughts on the new year and setting goals for yourself and for your business. Whether you’re focusing on revenue, profitability, or even personal missions—understanding the importance of writing them down, believing in them, and taking the right steps will ultimately help you achieve your goals.
Tuesday, December 7, 2021
Interview with Owner of Teddy's Brewhaus, Jeff Tucker
Season 1, Ep. 60
In this new episode, Steven compares notes with Jeff Tucker, entrepreneur, scholar, and owner of the craft brewery and restaurant Teddy's Brewhaus, on books, management, and the hospitality industry. While focusing on multiple projects at once, they both agree that letting go and finding a skilled team is the best investment for greater success. Tune in now and learn more about the value of your passions and interests, and how applying them to your business(es) can lead to greater enjoyment and success.
Tuesday, November 16, 2021
Cultivating Leadership and Change within New York City Youth Groups
Season 1, Ep. 59
In this new episode, Danielle Blumstein, Director of Outreach & Engagement of The Imagine Society, Inc., and Youth Leader, Dayelin De La Cruz discuss their successful service projects to support hospitals, nursing homes, essential workers, food pantries and shelters. With a mission to unite the youth community, this organization continues to celebrate and encourage kids to make the world a better place through service and volunteerism. Tune in and learn how you can help!