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March 24, 2020

Surviving The Shit Storm Episode 4 with Lucy Noone-Blake, Hospitality…

In this episode, we have Lucy Noone-Blake a very experienced Marketing & Communications Specialist in the hospitality and retail industry. Lucy has been through challenges throughout her career with brands like Living Venture...

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March 19, 2020

Surviving The Shit Storm Episode 3 with Frank Bandura, Hospitality an…

In this episode, we have Frank Bandura which a very experienced CFO in the hospitality and restaurant industry and he have navigated many storms through his career with brands like Gaucho and CAU. He gives his views on where ...

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March 17, 2020

Surviving The Shit Storm Episode 2 with Peter Backman, Founder Peter …

In this second episode, Michael talked with one of the most knowledgeable people in the food and drink industry with us when it comes to trends and shift in the economy Peter Backman . He will help us get a …

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March 16, 2020

Surviving The Shit Storm Episode 1 with Jonathan Downey, Co-Founder a…

In this special edition podcast Michael interviewed Co-Founder and CEO of Street Feast ; Jonathan Downey as our guest - we will be discussing how to navigate the storm during the Corona Virus. He will be giving great insights...

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March 11, 2020

#47 Building a Brewing Company with Rob Fink, Founder and CEO of Big …

Rob Fink is the Founder and CEO of Big Drop Brewing Co, a fast-growing low alcohol beer company. Rob, previously a solicitor in London, attracted £500,000 from angel investors to build his low-alcohol craft beer brand. In thi...

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Feb. 26, 2020

#46 The Importance of Net Profit with Charlie McVeigh, Hospitality in…

Charlie McVeigh is a hospitality sector investor who has spent twenty years building brands and businesses in the industry. In 2019 Charlie invested in The The Breakfast Club and Butchies Buttermilk Fried Chicken and is now t...

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Feb. 12, 2020

#45 The Power of AI Technology with Marc Zornes, Co-Founder of Winnow

Marc Zornes is the Co-Founder of Winnow. At Winnow, they help the hospitality and food services industry cut down on food waste by making the kitchen smarter through their Artificial Intelligence technology. Through the imple...

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Jan. 29, 2020

#44 Setting a New Standard for Hospitality Experiences with Matt Grec…

Matt Grech-Smith is the Co-founder and CEO at the institute of competitive socialising and the well known-brand 'Swingers', a crazy golf experience combined with cocktails and street food based in London and soon to be in New...

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Jan. 15, 2020

#43 The Power of Direct Coffee Trade with Farmers with Gary Golden an…

Not1Bean is a coffee company that only supply coffee which has been roasted and packaged within the communities that grew them to ensure that coffee farming communities are well equipped to mitigate the ever increasing danger...

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Dec. 23, 2019

#42 The power of plant-based food with Loui Blake, Plant-based restau…

Loui Blake, is an award-winning marketer and entrepreneur. He is the founder of the UK's largest plant-based restaurant Erpingham House, and Central London restaurant brand Kalifornia Kitchen, who's passionate about plant-bas...

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Dec. 18, 2019

#41 How technology can boost productivity with David Kelly, General M…

David Kelly, general manager at Deputy, an information technology company which provides cloud-based workforce management and scheduling platform designed to help companies organise, track, and manage their teams. In this epi...

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Dec. 4, 2019

#40 Organisational and Individual Happiness with Lars Kure Juul, HR …

Lars Kure Juul is an i nternational leadership and HR advisor, trainer, author and keynote speaker. Lars has written the international bestseller organisational happiness and is the coordinator of the engagement tool motivati...

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Nov. 20, 2019

#39 Helping you find your Inner Purpose with Mark Pitcher, Founder of…

Mark Pitcher is the Founder of Smash The Box, a personal development business with coaching and mentoring at its heart. Smash the Box is dedicated to anyone who is seeking to improve any aspect of their life. In particular, i...

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Nov. 6, 2019

#38 The Power of Giving Back with Harsha Chanrai, CEO of SAIRA Hospit…

Harsha Chanrai is the CEO of SAIRA Hospitality, a non-profit enterprise that creates viable partnerships between communities and luxury hotels by empowering locals and providing hotels with a committed workforce. In this epis...

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Oct. 23, 2019

#37: The Importance of Employee and Customer Experience with The Boy …

The Boy Bailey Speaks AKA Kieron Bailey is a restaurant and hospitality consultant and the co-founder of Experience 101, a company who bring together great leaders, brands, technology and trends leading the way for making the...

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Oct. 9, 2019

#36: The Power Of Data With Simon Blackbourne, Commercial Director of…

Simon Blackbourne is the Commercial Director of Tahola, a company who help hospitality and restaurant businesses understand and structuring their data better, so they can make better business decisions based on facts instead ...

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Sept. 25, 2019

# 35: It's All About The Team With Marta Pogroszewska, Managing Direc…

Marta Pogroszewska is the Managing Director of Gail's, a 50+ unit bakery chain. Prior to Gail’s, Marta worked at Pret A Manger for over 12 years in roles ranging from General Manager to Director of Operations in the US. In …

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Sept. 10, 2019

#34: Love It Or Leave It: Creating Workplace Happiness With Samantha …

Samantha Clarke is a happiness consultant, author and founder of the Growth & Happiness School. Specialising in workplace happiness and wellbeing, Samantha discusses what makes people fall in love with their job, how leaders ...

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Aug. 28, 2019

#33: The Perfect Storm is Here With Peter Backman, Founder Peter Back…

We are joined by the insights guru Peter Backman. Peter has served the food and drinks industry as a trusted advisor and consultant for over three decades on an international basis. In this episode, we discuss the current sta...

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Aug. 14, 2019

#32 The Rise of The Independent Restaurant Owners With Barry Shuster,…

Barry Shuster, Founding Editor and investment partner of RestaurantOwner.com, joins us to share his expert industry knowledge with from a US perspective. RestaurantOwner.com is an online and print media company serving restau...

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July 30, 2019

#31: Making Your Impact With Dr John Mervyn-Smith, Director of The GC…

Dr John Mervyn-Smith, Director of The GC Index joins us to discuss how the GC Index is helping to liberate individuals, teams and organisations to make a positive impact in their world. From recognising, nurturing and develop...

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July 16, 2019

#30: Setting The Stage For The Best Hospitality Experiences With Davi…

David Chenery joins us to discuss all things hospitality and the pursuit of excellent restaurant design. David is the Founder & Director of Object Space Place (OSP), an interior architecture and design company specialising in...

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July 2, 2019

#29: Enriching Lives With Mowgli's Nisha Katona, Founder of Mowgli St…

Curry evangelist Nisha Katona, Founder & MD of Mowgli Street Food shares her inspirational journey and approach to building and leading her fast-growing restaurant chain. After working as a child protection barrister for 20 y...

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June 18, 2019

#28: Operational Challenges on a Small Island With Benjamin Heath, CO…

COO of Harbour Lights, Benjamin Heath shares his experience of operating within the unusual commercial environment on the Isle of Man. From recruitment and staffing challenges to only having access to one supplier for fresh f...

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