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Nov. 4, 2021

#131 Tim Brown, Food & Beverage Global Business Unit at Oracle, on th…

There’s one thing using technology in your business, and there is another thing implementing it. The Food and Beverage Global Business Unit at Oracle helps organizations connect every guest interaction to your back-of-house o...

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Oct. 28, 2021

#130 Richard Centolella, Principal at EDSA, on Property and Design Me…

The Dubai Opera House, Four Seasons, Hard Rock, the Atlantis resorts – these are just a few of the notable projects designed by EDSA, a planning, landscape architecture and urban design firm founded in 1960. Dialling in from ...

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Oct. 26, 2021

Hospitality and The Infinite Game #008: On Diversity and Inclusion wi…

Throughout this series, we’ve explored the impactful ways of running a hospitality business, but the ultimate key to any business is to truly embody a diverse organisation. We are on a huge journey of learning when it comes t...

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Oct. 21, 2021

#129 Carina Martins Nakamá, Founder of Benessere, on Checklists, Calm…

With our shared passion for checklists, Carina Martins Nakamá joins the show to reveal the power of having plans and processes in place so you can operate from a place of calmness. Carina is the Founder and Director of Beness...

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Oct. 14, 2021

#128 Jonathan Reed, MD at Paddy & Scott’s, on Giving Freedom to Opera…

Paddy & Scott’s is a true maverick coffee business. They cut out the middle-men and conglomerates; shortening the distance between coffee grower and coffee drinker. In 2016 they took on their very own coffee farm in Meru, Ken...

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Oct. 12, 2021

Hospitality and The Infinite Game #007: Small Giants

We’re excited to be back with Hospitality and The Infinite Game, and today we dig into the different nuances of growth. A book that’s had a huge impact on us is ‘Small Giants’ by journalist Bo Burlingham. It explores what …

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Oct. 7, 2021

#127 Barry O’Reilly, Co-Founder of Nobody Studios, on How to Unlearn

People stay at companies because they’re developing and progressing, not because their leaders think they ‘know it all’. To build this progressive culture, today’s guest shares how the skill in unlearning is more important th...

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Sept. 30, 2021

#126 Simon Mitchell, CEO at KERB Food, on Nurturing Future Food Busin…

Simon Mitchell went from being a 90s DJ to his own events company, Impulse, in 2003, before joining Concerto Group in 2011. In early 2016, Simon joined as MD for KERB – a household name in the UK street food …

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Sept. 23, 2021

#125 Toby Savill, Co-Founder and CEO at Foodstuff, on Food Delivery w…

There’s no doubt that the food delivery business supports the big chains but not the independent ones. Enter a real changemaker: Toby Savill, Co-Founder and CEO at Foodstuff – a new food delivery company in the UK which works...

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Sept. 21, 2021

Special Edition Episode: Out of the Blocks LAP TWO with Peter Backman…

Peter Backman and Michael Tingsager have chosen to come together to create a series of conversations to help leaders in the food and drinks industry to get better out of the starting blocks recovering from a pandemic, no one ...

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Sept. 16, 2021

#124 Mary Sue Milliken​​, Co-Chef/Owner of Border Grill, on Reinventi…

Mary Sue Miliken is one of my personal heroes. With over four decades of experience working in the hospitality sector, she has created a true legacy through her sustainability, social and culinary goals. Mary is an American c...

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Sept. 9, 2021

#123 Jim Laube, Founder of RestaurantOwner.com, on the Three Business…

Systems, culture and business – those are the foundations for a successful, sustainable business. Jim Laube, Founder of RestaurantOwner.com, shares some practical applications and what you can start doing today. Join us as we...

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Sept. 2, 2021

#122 Tom Barton, co-founder of Honest Burgers, on Leading by Example

This is the first face-to-face conversation I’ve had since the pandemic, and I’m super excited to meet the co-founder of Honest Burgers, Tom Barton, in Brighton – where the business was conceived. Starting from humble beginni...

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Aug. 26, 2021

#121 Daniel Hulme, Founder of On Air Dining, on Agility and creating …

Daniel Hulme has a phenomenal approach to learning and unlearning. He has built multiple businesses, launched restaurants and bars – all from starting as a chef at 16 years old. As founder of On Air Dining, a unique Culinary ...

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Aug. 19, 2021

#120 Azher Rubbani, Founder of Chowbunch, on Launching Your Dark Kitc…

A dark kitchen serves customers exclusively by delivery, operating as a separate food vendor from an existing restaurant's kitchen. It’s certainly a smart business model, but many brands can flop after launching. So what does...

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Aug. 12, 2021

#119 David Lund, Founder of Hotel Financial Coach, on Financial Leade…

“I don’t want to share the finances” to “I’m not good with numbers”... these are all common phrases that hold us back as leaders. So today I bring on a real financial maverick, David Lund, who helps people get comfortable …

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Aug. 5, 2021

#118 Jon Spiteri, Partner of Sessions Arts Club, on Having a Clear Vi…

Today’s guest proves how the hospitality industry is so flexible. Consultant Jon Spiteri is currently a partner of Sessions Arts club – a creative studio from painter Jonny Gent together with partner architect Russell Potter....

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July 29, 2021

#117 JP Then, Founder of Slerp and Crosstown Doughnuts, on Your Omni-…

As a founder of two hospitality brands, today’s guest is a true early adopter with technology. JP Then believes you can reach so many more customers if you have an omni-channel strategy. He is the founder of Slerp, an on-dema...

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July 22, 2021

#116 Tim Foster, Head of Being Awesome at the Yummy Pub Co, on Honest…

Tim Foster joins the show to help arm you with your recruitment tactics. Tim is Head of Being Awesome at the Yummy Pub Co, which operates pubs in London and Surrey. Yummy Pub is a boutique pub company founded in …

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July 15, 2021

#115 Sangeeta Waldron, Founder of Serendipity PR, on the Power of Soc…

Award-winning PR and media expert Sangeeta Waldron is the founder of Serendipity PR and the author of The PR Knowledge Book and Corporate Social Responsibility is Not Public Relations . She is often invited to events both nat...

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July 8, 2021

#114 Ari Weinzweig, Co-Founder of Zingerman's, on Self-Leadership

Ari Weinzweig is a true maverick when it comes to leadership and sticking to a vision. He believes in the need to build a business that not only achieves great business results but also makes a significant positive impact on …

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July 1, 2021

#113 Carlijn Postma, Founder of The Post, on Binge Marketing

Binge Marketing is a marketing strategy that has you developing a long-term relationship with your audience using serial content. This fosters trust and lays a foundation for the realisation of your marketing goals. The perso...

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June 24, 2021

#112 Jon Davies, MD of Levy UK and Ireland, on the Circular Food Econ…

Levy UK is the catering and hospitality partner to many of the UK's iconic sport, leisure, heritage, performing venues, conference and exhibition centres – and with that comes great responsibility for a green future. MD of Le...

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June 17, 2021

#111 Rob Liddiard, Co-founder of Yapster, on Social Leadership

How digitally visible are you with your staff? In today’s episode, we explore the new era of leadership that’s been shaped by how we use technology – the social leader. Rob Liddiard, Co-founder and CEO of Yapster, share what ...

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