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Welcome to the debut episode of All in the Industry, hosted by Shari Bayer of Bayer PR. All in the Industry is dedicated to the behind-the-scenes talents in the hospitality industry. In this series, Shari will take the audience through the process of opening a restaurant by chatting with experienced and dedicated professionals who each provide a unique service for restaurants. This is the ideal show for anyone who dreams of opening a restaurant or simply wants to learn more about what it takes to be a restaurateur. In this episode, Shari sits down with Steven Kamali of Hospitality House. If you're in the restaurant industry and looking for a space, sommelier, or representation, Steven's your guy. Listen in to hear Steven discuss the importance of managing expectations in the industry, and why spaces need to match cuisine. Why did Steven become enamored by the restaurant and hospitality business? Find out on the debut episode of All in the Industry! Thanks to our sponsor, Regional Access. Music by The California Honeydrops. photo via NY Mag "I think reviewers are the worst kept secret out there... restauranteurs are prepared for you, especially those who are looking for very good reviews... They're getting a different experience that us as common folk would get on any day." [26:00] -- Steven Kamali on All in the Industry

Welcome to the debut episode of All in the Industry, hosted by Shari Bayer of Bayer PR. All in the Industry is dedicated to the behind-the-scenes talents in the hospitality industry. In this series, Shari will take the audience through the process of opening a restaurant by chatting with experienced and dedicated professionals who each provide a unique service for restaurants. This is the ideal show for anyone who dreams of opening a restaurant or simply wants to learn more about what it takes to be a restaurateur. In this episode, Shari sits down with Steven Kamali of Hospitality House. If you're in the restaurant industry and looking for a space, sommelier, or representation, Steven's your guy. Listen in to hear Steven discuss the importance of managing expectations in the industry, and why spaces need to match cuisine. Why did Steven become enamored by the restaurant and hospitality business? Find out on the debut episode of All in the Industry! Thanks to our sponsor, Regional Access. Music by The California Honeydrops. photo via NY Mag "I think reviewers are the worst kept secret out there... restauranteurs are prepared for you, especially those who are looking for very good reviews... They're getting a different experience that us as common folk would get on any day." [26:00] -- Steven Kamali on All in the Industry
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Welcome to the debut episode of All in the Industry, hosted by Shari Bayer of Bayer PR. All in the Industry is dedicated to the behind-the-scenes talents in the hospitality industry. In this series, Shari will take the audience through the process of opening a restaurant by chatting with experienced and dedicated professionals who each provide a unique service for restaurants. This is the ideal show for anyone who dreams of opening a restaurant or simply wants to learn more about what it takes to be a restaurateur. In this episode, Shari sits down with Steven Kamali of Hospitality House. If you're in the restaurant industry and looking for a space, sommelier, or representation, Steven's your guy. Listen in to hear Steven discuss the importance of managing expectations in the industry, and why spaces need to match cuisine. Why did Steven become enamored by the restaurant and hospitality business? Find out on the debut episode of All in the Industry! Thanks to our sponsor, Regional Access. Music by The California Honeydrops. photo via NY Mag "I think reviewers are the worst kept secret out there... restauranteurs are prepared for you, especially those who are looking for very good reviews... They're getting a different experience that us as common folk would get on any day." [26:00] -- Steven Kamali on All in the Industry

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Episodes

Episode 197: Joanne Wilson, Gotham Gal Ventures

11/14/2018
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On today's episode of All in the Industry®, host Shari Bayer is joined by Joanne Wilson, an angel investor and blogger with her company Gotham Gal Ventures, and podcaster at Positively Gotham Gal.

Duration:00:56:42

Episode 196: JD Hilburn

11/7/2018
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On today's episode of All in the Industry®, host Shari Bayer is joined by JD Hilburn, private chef for real estate tycoon Aby Rosen, the co-founder of RFR Holding, which owns over 71 properties around the world. JD graduated from the French Culinary Institute (FCI) in 2003 and interned at Montrachet. He eventually landed in the kitchen at David Bouley’s Danube in NYC, working his way up to Executive Chef within a year. The restaurant received two Michelin stars while he was there. JD met Aby...

Duration:00:50:46

Episode 195: Michael Solomonov, CookNSolo Restaurant Partners

10/31/2018
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On today's episode of All in the Industry®, host Shari Bayer is joined by Michael Solomonov, co-founder of CookNSolo Restaurant Partners and executive chef/co-owner of Zahav, Philadelphia's pioneering modern Israeli restaurant. Michael also co-owns Federal Donuts, Dizengoff, Abe Fisher, Goldie, and the philanthropic Rooster Soup Company, which donates 100% of its profits to support Philadelphia's most vulnerable citizens. Michael is a four-time James Beard Award winner, including Outstanding...

Duration:00:44:54

Episode 194: Chandra Ram, PLATE magazine

10/24/2018
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On today's episode of All in the Industry®, host Shari Bayer chats with Chandra Ram, a cookbook author and the editor of Plate, an award-winning food magazine for chefs. Chandra has a degree in journalism from Loyola University Chicago and a culinary arts degree from The Culinary Institute of America, as well as a certificate level of the Court of Master Sommelier exam. She spent years ping-ponging between writing, cooking, serving and bartending; and has won multiple awards for her writing...

Duration:00:52:54

Episode 193: Andy Chabot, Blackberry Farm

10/17/2018
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On today's episode of All in the Industry®, host Shari Bayer is joined Andy Chabot, Sommelier and Director of Food and Beverage at Blackberry Farm, a luxury hotel and resort, and Relais & Châteaux property on 4,200 acres in Walland, Tennessee, bordering the Great Smoky Mountains.

Duration:00:50:39

Episode 192: Pavia Rosati, Fathom

10/10/2018
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On today's episode of All in the Industry®, host Shari Bayer is joined by Pavia Rosati, the founder and CEO of the travel start-up, Fathom which combines personal stories and destination guides with travel resources and products. Prior to Fathom, Pavia spent nine years as executive editor at DailyCandy, and four years at America Online as the director of the Entertainment Channel.

Duration:00:51:19

Episode 191: Donnie Madia, One Off Hospitality

10/3/2018
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On today's episode of All in the Industry®, host Shari Bayer is joined by one of the nation's most prolific restaurateurs, Donnie Madia, Managing Partner and Owner of One Off Hospitality Group, which he manages with his business partner Executive Chef Paul Kahan. One Off's restaurants include Blackbird (currently celebrating its 20th Anniversary), avec, The Publican, The Violet Hour, Big Star, Publican Quality Meats, Dove’s Luncheonette, Publican Quality Bread, Publican Tavern O’Hare and...

Duration:00:48:51

Episode 190: Sara Moulton, Sara's Weeknight Meals

9/26/2018
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On today's episode of All in the Industry®, host Shari Bayer is joined by Sara Moulton, host of “Sara’s Weeknight Meals,” on public television, currently in its 8th season. With a storied career that stretches back more than 30 years, Sara, a protégée of Julia Child, was the co-founder of the New York Women’s Culinary Alliance, executive chef of Gourmet magazine, Food Editor of ABC-TV’s ”Good Morning America,” and the host of several well-loved shows on the Food Network during that channel’s...

Duration:00:55:31

Episode 189: Michael Chernow, Seamore's & The Meatball Shop

9/19/2018
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On today's episode of All in the Industry®, host Shari Bayer is joined by Michael Chernow, owner of Seamore’s, a 100% sustainable seafood restaurant, which he founded in 2015 and now has 6 locations in NYC.

Duration:00:52:42

Episode 188: Joe Gurrera, Citarella; plus "On the Road" at Tales of The Cocktail 2018

8/15/2018
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On today's episode of All in the Industry®, host Shari Bayer is joined by Joe Gurrera, the owner of Citarella, a group of popular epicurean markets, which started with one of the original and most-respected neighborhood seafood shops in New York; now serving almost 5 million customers annually—and selling 2 million pounds of seafood a year! Joe grew up in the fish business, learning first-hand the subtle differences between the flavors and textures of dozens of varieties of seafood. In...

Duration:00:51:38

Episode 187: Charles Bililies, Souvla

8/8/2018
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On today's episode of All in the Industry®, host Shari Bayer chats with Charles Bililies, Founder & CEO of Souvla, fast-fine Greek restaurants with locations in San Francisco. A Greek-American, Charles comes from a family tradition of restaurateurs and is deeply passionate about the hospitality experience. He holds degrees in Hospitality Management from Cornell University and Culinary Arts from Johnson & Wales University. He moved to California in 2006 and worked for Chef Thomas Keller at...

Duration:00:52:43

Episode 186: Margaret Braun

8/1/2018
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On today's episode of All in the Industry®, host Shari Bayer chats with Margaret Braun of Margaret Braun Studio, a sugar artist & pioneering cake designer, whose work transcends edible media to sculpture, illustration, design & ceramics. Margaret’s boundary-breaking work which fuses the food arts with the fine arts has taken her to the Middle East where she created 2,000 cakes for a Royal Wedding, to Venice with a tiered sugar mosaic for a Masquerade Ball at Palazzo Grassi, and to a castle...

Duration:00:59:24

Episode 185: Rick Smilow, Institute of Culinary Education (ICE)

7/25/2018
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On today's episode of "All in the Industry", host Shari Bayer goes "back to school" as she is joined by Rick Smilow, President, CEO & Owner of the Institute of Culinary Education (ICE) in New York City and Los Angeles. In 1995, Rick acquired the predecessor school, Peter Kump’s NY Cooking School, which was founded in 1975. ICE now offers highly regarded eight to eleven month career training diploma programs in culinary arts, pastry and baking, culinary management, and hospitality management....

Duration:01:00:49

Episode 184: Brandon Hoy, Roberta's

7/16/2018
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On today's episode of "All in the Industry", host Shari Bayer chats with Brandon Hoy, Co-Owner and COO of Roberta’s, the home of Heritage Radio Network. Roberta’s compound includes the casual Roberta’s—with its wood-fired pizza ovens, on-site garden, bakery, Tiki bar, and to-go counter—and two Michelin-starred dining destination, Blanca. Alongside Co-Owner and Chef Carlo Mirarchi, Brandon founded Roberta’s in 2008 with the goal of providing a previously underserved neighborhood with...

Duration:00:54:46

Episode 183: Florence Fabricant, The New York Times

7/11/2018
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On today's episode of "All in the Industry", host Shari Bayer is joined by legendary food and wine writer Florence Fabricant of The New York Times. Florence writes the weekly Front Burner and Off the Menu columns in the Times, as well as the Pairings column, which appears alongside Eric Asimov's monthly wine reviews. Florence is also the author of 12 cookbooks, and is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Smith College, with an M.A. in French from New York University Graduate School of Arts and...

Duration:00:48:57

Episode 182: Jenny Dirksen, Share Our Strength/No Kid Hungry

6/27/2018
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On today's episode of All in the Industry, host Shari Bayer chats with Jenny Dirksen, National Director of Chef & Culinary Professional Relations at Share Our Strength/No Kid Hungry. In her role, Jenny works across departments and platforms to contribute measurably to overall fundraising goals, independently and collaboratively managing a robust pipeline of prospective chef supporters. She cultivates external relationships related to the culinary industry to support No Kid Hungry & Share Our...

Duration:00:47:01

Episode 181: Alon Shaya, Pomegranate Hospitality

6/20/2018
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On today's episode of All in the Industry, host Shari Bayer is joined by Alon Shaya, award-winning chef and founder of Pomegranate Hospitality, which includes Saba, a brand new restaurant in Uptown New Orleans reflecting Alon's heritage, and Safta, opening soon at The Source Hotel in Denver. Alon has been nominated for five James Beard Awards, including being named "Best Chef, South" while at Domenica in 2015, and Shaya as "Best New Restaurant" in 2016. He was named one of the "50 People Who...

Duration:00:51:43

Episode 180: Howie Kahn

6/13/2018
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On today's episode of All in the Industry, host Shari Bayer is joined by Howie Kahn, writer and contributing editor at The Wall Street Journal; host and editor-in-chief of Prince Street podcast; and co-author of Sneakers, a NY Times Best Seller. Today's show also features Shari's PR tip, Speed Round game, Industry News on Anthony Bourdain's tragic passing, and Solo Dining experience at Holeman & Finch Public House in Atlanta, GA. Listen at Heritage Radio, iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. Follow...

Duration:00:56:52

Episode 179: Mitchell Davis, James Beard Foundation; plus, JBFA 2018

6/6/2018
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On today's episode of All in the Industry, host Shari Bayer is joined by Mitchell Davis, Executive Vice President of the James Beard Foundation, a cookbook author, a food journalist, and a scholar with a Ph.D. in Food Studies from New York University. In addition to his work at the Foundation, Mitchell frequently writes about and reviews restaurants. He has written four cookbooks, and he is the Academy Chair of London-based World’s 50 Best Restaurants ranking program. Today's show also...

Duration:00:54:26

Episode 178: Sabato Sagaria, Bartaco

5/30/2018
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On today's episode of All in the Industry, host Shari Bayer is joined by is Sabato Sagaria, President of Bartaco, an upscale street food concept with a coastal vibe and multiple locations, part of Barteca Restaurant Group. Sabato has over two decades of culinary, beverage, and leadership roles at esteemed restaurants and hotels around the country, most recently having served as Union Square Hospitality Group’s first ever Chief Restaurant Officer. He is a graduate of Cornell University’s...

Duration:00:49:08