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This is a podcast made for and about the people of the Nashville Restaurant community. Our goal is to gain others perspectives and learn from their experiences. Listen for interviews with Chefs, Restauranteurs, authors, industry leaders, and much more! This is not a podcast where we talk about food, we talk about food people.

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This is a podcast made for and about the people of the Nashville Restaurant community. Our goal is to gain others perspectives and learn from their experiences. Listen for interviews with Chefs, Restauranteurs, authors, industry leaders, and much more! This is not a podcast where we talk about food, we talk about food people.

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English


Episodes
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Q Taylor and Shelby Briggs- Sinema

5/23/2024
Today we are introducing Shelby Briggs as the new Executive Chef at Sinema!! Q Taylor joins her today as we talk about her first couple months in Nashville, what its like taking over a kitchen that has been ran by one Chef for 10 years, and we also asked the hard questions like, what's your favorite color, Movie, Rom Com, and Favorite restaurants that she has hit up so far. We had so much fun talking to them. Please go visit her at Sinema for their 10 year celebration, and when you see her in your restaurant, say hello, and join us in welcoming her to Nashville. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/brandon-styll/message

Duration:01:37:23

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Gloria Johnson- Tennessee State Representative/ US Senate Candidate

5/20/2024
Gloria Johnson is a TN State Representative and she is running to replace Marsha Blackburn on the Senate. We wanted to learn more about the amazing woman, and member of the Tennessee Three. listen in to learn more about her and make sure you register to vote, then GO VOTE!!!! --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/brandon-styll/message

Duration:01:26:02

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Jason Crockarell and Maribel Onofre- Pie Town Tacos

5/16/2024
Jason and Maribel join us from Pie town tacos today to introduce Maribel as their new partner! Maribel is from Mexico and has been working for Jason for the past couple years and has worked her way into a partnership at PTT. She is such an amazing woman! We can't wait to share her story with you. We debut our new format of pre interview/Post interview conversations with our thoughts as hosts. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/brandon-styll/message

Duration:01:36:11

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Sarah Gavigan- Owner- Otaku Ramen

5/10/2024
Sarah joins the podcast for the first time since 2021, and she updates us on everything she has been up to since that time. We also discuss some of the challenges of Owning multiple restaurants, including being attacked by people in the industry you wouldn't expect to attack you. We also welcome Crystal Deluna-Bogan as our new Co-Host! --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/brandon-styll/message

Duration:02:02:13

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Jason Laiacona- Executive Chef- Miel

5/3/2024
Mental health awareness month continues with Jason Laiacona, who is the Chef at Miel, but he also hosts a podcast called F- Depression. So we talk about the toll this industry can take on you. We also talk about how we individually address mental health in our own lives, and he gives lots of helpful resources. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/brandon-styll/message

Duration:01:21:32

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Jenni Bedell- HR Consultant- One Digital

4/26/2024
Jenni Bedell helps us kick off Mental health awareness month with some good old fashioned HR talk. There were so many good tidbits and ideas about how we approach our team and leadership. We also discuss how mental health effects our job performance, and what you can do if you are a leader, or if you yourself need some help. Remember, it's totally ok to not be ok. Please raise your hand and ask for help if you need it. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/brandon-styll/message

Duration:01:05:57

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Ana, Josh, and Maria from Tantisimo and Mala Vida

4/21/2024
Ana, Josh, and Maria from Tantisimo stop by the studio in introduce themselves to the city! They own Tantisimo and Mala Vida in East Nashville. listen in as they tell their story! --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/brandon-styll/message

Duration:01:37:08

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Crystal De Luna-Bogan- Owner- The Grilled Cheeserie

4/13/2024
In Crystal's first time on NRR, we talk about the fact that she is an absolute OG in the food truck world, and what that time was like for food truck operators in 2010. We also talk about her pandemic buy back of her business from Fresh Hospitality, and what her future plans for expansion are. (hint- It's about to happen real soon!) We also talk about parenting, general work stuff, and we laugh a lot. This interview was so much fun, I can't wait to have her back! --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/brandon-styll/message

Duration:01:29:10

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Stephanie Richardson- Owner- Unlock your potential

4/11/2024
Stephanie is a Business Coach whose company is called Unlock your Potential. Today we discuss 6 steps that will help you find balance and success. Yup, its that easy!! I'm not going to give them away here, you will have to listen, but I would like to hear your thoughts on our IG page. Look for the post about this episode and let me know what you think! --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/brandon-styll/message

Duration:00:50:01

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Chef Kevin Des Chenes

4/9/2024
Chef Kev D joins the show to talk about Toast Nashville, and we also talk about what it takes to take your career to the next level as a touring Chef. Toast Nashville happens the weekend of 4-19-24 at the Analog at the Hutton Hotel. There is a Chef's Dinner Friday night, the grand tasting on Saturday Night, with brunches on both Saturday and Sunday mornings too! Thsi should be an amazing event with Robert Irvine, Rocco DiSpirito, Maneet Chauhan, and Alex Belew. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/brandon-styll/message

Duration:00:34:19

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Vivek Surti- Owner- Tailor

4/4/2024
If Indian food is something that intimidates you (like it did for me) This episode is going to be very eye opening. Vivek, Owner at Germantown's Tailor Restaurant, breaks down Indian Cuisine in the best way I've ever heard. I learned a lot, and we talked for an hour and a half in what seemed like 20 minutes. The episode starts with a preview of Toast Nashville with Chef Kev D. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/brandon-styll/message

Duration:01:59:12

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Brett Tuck- Owner- Brown's Diner

3/28/2024
You probably know Brett Tuck from his famous sandwich at Edley's, aptly named "The Tuck Special". However, he now owns the legendary Brown's Diner in Hillsboro Village. He is one of the good guys, who bet it all to keep iconic places like Brown's in existence. WE of course talk about how that all went down, and we spent some time on the fact that he is about to be a new Dad, and I had to give all the unsolicited advice. How did I do? did you know you can give feedback on this podcast right here on Spotify? Let me know what you think.. Thanks for listening! Brandon --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/brandon-styll/message

Duration:01:34:25

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Chad and Gracie from East Side Banh Mi

3/21/2024
Chad Newton and Gracie Nguyen own You are Here Hospitality. Under that umbrella falls East Side Banh Mi, East Side Pho, SS Gai, and Sweeza Super Quesadilla in the Wash in East Nashville. They are also two of my favorite people in the city because they are so kind, and have been a great example of how to enter a new city and make friends quickly. Today they are celebrating 4 years of ESBM!! We talk about the last 4 years, and what's on the horizon, and what exactly do they do as Owner's of You Are Here Hospitality. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/brandon-styll/message

Duration:01:14:18

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Kelly Probst- Fish Monger- What Chefs Want

3/14/2024
While Kelly's technical title is Director of Seafood Purchasing, in his heart, he is a Fish Monger. He still lives in Florida, he still goes to the docks to pick out fish, and he is as passionate about the sea as anyone I have met. In this conversation, leading into Alaskan Halibut season, Kelly talks about his love of the ocean, sustainability, his job, and surfing in the shark attack capitol of the world. (yes, he tells shark stories) We also talk about What Chef's Wants presence in Alaska to bring some of the best seafood in the world to their customers. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/brandon-styll/message

Duration:01:20:55

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Margot McCormack and Hadley Long

3/12/2024
Margot, Owner of the Iconic Margot Cafe and Bar joins the podcast today with her Executive Chef Hadley Long to talk about TN Flavors and so much more. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/brandon-styll/message

Duration:01:08:04

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TN Flavors Feat David Andrews, Deb Paquette, Lauren Palmer and more

3/9/2024
This is the episode from the actual night of TN Flavors. This episode is fun and playful, in the sense that I had no idea who I was going to talk to, no prep, just random conversations with people who stopped by the table. IT WAS A BLAST!! We speak with a James Beard Nominee,(David Andrews) an absolute legend in the Nashville restaurant Scene (Deb Paquette) and one of the biggest local farmers in Nashville (Lauren Palmer) as well as some other amazing guests. You will have to listen to find out who!! --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/brandon-styll/message

Duration:01:08:55

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Max Knoepfel- Executive Chef- Music City Center

3/4/2024
Chef Max makes his first appearance on the podcast to talk about TN Flavors, and ended up staying, telling his story, (and what a story!) and talking about what it takes to Manage one of the busiest kitchens in the city. Max is an asset to the city, and I'm honored to call him a friend. Brandon --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/brandon-styll/message

Duration:01:22:23

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TN Flavors Feat. Margot McCormack, Alyssa Gangeri, Max Knoepfel, Kris McCorkle, and Paul Brennan

2/27/2024
TN Flavors in on March 5, 2024 from 6-8 pm at the Randy Rayburn School for Culinary Arts at Nashville State. It is going to be held at their southeast campus in Hickory Hollow. IN this episode we talk to 5 Chef's who will be there, and what they will be tasting. I (Brandon) will also be there, and I will be recording LIVE interviews with guests who are in attendance. Stay tuned for that episode coming soon. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/brandon-styll/message

Duration:01:41:33

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Rob Higgins- Owner- Supper Club on Belcourt, Bungalow 10, and Jar

2/25/2024
Rob Higgins Talks about all of his concepts and his story on todays episode. Rob is bringing local back to Hillsboro Village, and we are here for it. Once a bustling area for locals, the landscape has changed, along with SO MANY other places in Nashville. Rob is trying to bring back a local vibe, and hopefully bring some excitement to Hillsboro Village. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/brandon-styll/message

Duration:01:17:55

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#theroundup 2-19-24

2/20/2024
Caroline and Brandon talk about topics effecting their own restaurants, and random Nashville restaurant news. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/brandon-styll/message

Duration:00:54:30