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Ep. 10: Post-Launch

9/5/2018
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Now that Miss T is open, how has it actually turned out? On the final episode, the five cartel members return along with some of the team members from Miss T - Chef Bawmra, Chef Nikhil, Melwin, Dallas, Jeremy and Snehal. They recall some of the most memorable feedback they've received since the launch, what it's like to work for five owners, challenges they've faced since the opening, and more. Follow @MissTColaba on Twitter & Instagram Talk to Gauri on Twitter @gauridetails and on...

Duration:00:47:06

Ep. 09: Investors

9/2/2018
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The restaurant business is a risky one, and one that requires a significant investment. You ought to make sure you're getting in bed with the right people, metaphorically speaking, of course. On this episode, Gauri and Amit are joined by Pankil and Abhishek, who discuss everything about restaurant investments. How do you go about raising money for a restaurant? What is the ideal investor for a restaurant supposed to be like? Do investors understand the constant evolution of the restaurant...

Duration:00:27:10

Ep. 08: Marketing

8/29/2018
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Once you make a restaurant, you need to talk to people about it. What does that involve? It's actually more complicated than just going out and blabbering about it. It involves creating a brand, figuring out a strategy for how you want to position the brand to create maximum impact, working on tactical aspects like social media, PR, websites, app listings and so much more. Tune in to this fascinating conversation with Gauri, Amit, Pankil, Abhishek and Dallas Fernandes, who's worked on...

Duration:00:36:31

Ep. 07: Team

8/26/2018
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Building a team that can execute your restaurant's vision is no mean feat. Gauri and Amit are joined by Abhishek, who delve into the philosophy of building the right team. They talk about recruiting trustworthy people, why culture is so important and how it evolves over the years, organizing the team once you've recruited them, and finally, how big is the Miss T team and how they assembled the right people to run a project of this scale. Follow @MissTColaba on Twitter & Instagram Talk to...

Duration:00:36:26

Ep. 06: Bar

8/22/2018
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What makes a great bar? How do you decide the kind of cocktails you're going to put on the menu? What are the current bar trends around the world? On this episode, we have bar consultants Jeremy Buck and Sandeep Hathiramani, who talk to Gauri, Pankil and Amit about designing the bar at Miss T and what makes it special, what's the cocktail culture like in India and more. Follow @MissTColaba on Twitter & Instagram Talk to Gauri on Twitter @gauridetails and on Instagram @gdevidayal Talk to...

Duration:00:26:52

Ep. 05: Menu

8/19/2018
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Get to know about all the delicious food on Miss T's menu from the consulting chef himself - Bawmra Jap, who runs the legendary restaurant in Goa called Bomra's. He talks to Gauri, Jay, Abhishek and Amit about how his love for eating got him interested in cooking, putting the menu of a restaurant together, how dishes evolve over time, and more. Follow @MissTColaba on Twitter & Instagram Talk to Gauri on Twitter @gauridetails and on Instagram @gdevidayal Talk to Amit on Twitter &...

Duration:00:46:01

Ep. 04: Decor

8/15/2018
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Do your favourite restaurants always have a signature look? Find out what goes into the design of a restaurant and the specifics of the interiors of Miss T on this episode with the architect who designed Miss T, Zubin Zainuddin of ZZ Architects. From bar design to cutlery, discover how Miss T has been designed as a highly functional yet beautiful space. Gauri, Jay and Zubin also share their favourite spots in the restaurant. Follow @MissTColaba on Twitter & Instagram Talk to Gauri on...

Duration:00:32:21

Ep. 03: Conceptualization

8/12/2018
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What goes into conceptualizing a restaurant? What comes first, the location or the concept? What is the concept behind Miss T? On this episode, Gauri and Amit are joined by Jay, Abhishek and Sumit, who talk about how they created a holistic experience for Miss T, why being original in your concept is indispensable, and a lot more. Follow @MissTColaba on Twitter & Instagram Talk to Gauri on Twitter @gauridetails and on Instagram @gdevidayal Talk to Amit on Twitter & Instagram...

Duration:00:32:39

Ep. 02: Collaboration

8/8/2018
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Why did the five restaurateurs decide to create Miss T together? How did this collaboration come about? What do each of them bring to Miss T? Joining Gauri and Amit on this episode are Jay, Abhishek, Pankil and Sumit to discuss the team work behind Miss T. Follow @MissTColaba on Twitter & Instagram Talk to Gauri on Twitter @gauridetails and on Instagram @gdevidayal Talk to Amit on Twitter & Instagram @doshiamit You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App...

Duration:00:32:09

Ep. 01: Location

8/5/2018
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One of the most important things when you decide to open a restaurant is its location. On this episode, Gauri Devidayal and Amit Doshi are joined by Jay Yousuf, Abhishek Honawar and Sumit Gambhir to discuss how important is the location when selecting a restaurant, how licensing works, the philosophy behind how they chose the location for Miss T, and more. Follow @MissTColaba on Twitter & Instagram Talk to Gauri on Twitter @gauridetails and on Instagram @gdevidayal Talk to Amit on...

Duration:00:34:54

Ep. 0.5: Sumit Gambhir

7/30/2018
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Meet Sumit Gambhir, the final member of The Colaba Cartel, who co-founded Woodside Inn and other restaurants around Mumbai with Abhishek and Pankil. On this episode, he talks about his hospitality background, his philosophy behind team building, managing the music at Woodside Inn, and why great food at a restaurant needs to be accompanied with great entertainment. Follow Sumit on Twitter @sumit_gambhir and Instagram @sumitgambhir10. You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on...

Duration:00:08:55

Ep. 0.4: Abhishek Honawar

7/29/2018
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Meet Abhishek Honawar, Director at Neighbourhood Hospitality, who's co-founded the crowd-favourite Woodside Inn, a boutique hotel in Jaipur called 28 Kothi, and other successful restaurants, bars and cafes in Mumbai and Goa. On this episode, he talks about how hospitality has been his calling, how Woodside Inn came into being, the role of community in the hospitality business and the importance of social media in the industry. Follow Abhishek on Twitter and Instagram...

Duration:00:07:56

Ep. 0.3: Pankil Shah

7/26/2018
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Meet Pankil Shah, the next cartel member of The Colaba Cartel. Along with his friends, Pankil formed Neighbourhood Hospitality, the company that owns restaurants like Woodside Inn and Bombay Vintage. On this episode, he talks about how he decided the restaurant business was something he wanted to devote his life to, being tech-savvy and how the restaurant space hass been impacted by evolving technology in the last couple of years. Follow Pankil on Twitter and Instagram @pankil81. You can...

Duration:00:07:07

Ep. 0.2: Jay Yousuf

7/25/2018
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Meet Jay Yousuf, the entrepreneur who founded The Table and Magazine Street Kitchen along with his wife, Gauri Devidayal. On this episode, he talks about how he got into the restaurant business, spending 23 years in the US, and the dream that inspired him to return to India. Follow Jay on Instagram @jayyousuf Talk to Amit on Twitter & Instagram @doshiamit You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS:...

Duration:00:04:46

Ep. 0.1: Gauri Devidayal

7/25/2018
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Meet Gauri Devidayal, a former tax consultant who's now a successful restaurateur. On this episode, she talks about her entrepreneurial journey so far. She's founded The Table, the highly acclaimed restaurant in Colaba, and Magazine Street Kitchen, a one-of-its-kind co-cooking space in Mumbai. Follow @MissTColaba on Twitter & Instagram Talk to Gauri on Twitter @gauridetails and on Instagram @gdevidayal Talk to Amit on Twitter & Instagram @doshiamit You can listen to this show and other...

Duration:00:07:36

Meet The Cartel

7/23/2018
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Once upon a time, in the southernmost precinct of Mumbai, five collaborators came together to form The Colaba Cartel. They were Gauri Devidayal, Jay Yousuf, Abhishek Honawar, Pankil Shah and Sumit Gambhir. What is The Colaba Cartel? Stay tuned to find out. Listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5 Check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

Duration:00:02:07