Past Episodes

393: Becoming emotionally sound with Kyle Lee Mcknight

  In this episode, we discuss how Chef Kyle Lee Mcknight got his start in the industry, why he does the work he does, when getting started- how cooking was a vehicle for travel, how cooking to make people change has changed his career, finding sobriety, how life changes once sobriety is found, being emotionally … Listen Now…

392: Fain Mail Friday #2 with Bruce Irving

In this episode we invite Bruce Irving back on the shout to answer some Listener questions. The questions answered: Should you let your Facebook followers know when it is not you who is responding on your business page… if it is not actually you responding? Should you feel obligated to like and respond to guest … Listen Now…

391: How to become a great listener with Howard Solomon

In this episode with Howard Solomon, we discuss what made him fall in love with hospitality,  the impact of great culture in your business, the “all for one mentality”, paying attention to the details, the importance of listening, what Solomon learned from Wolfgang Puck, trying things outside of your comfort zone, how to be a great … Listen Now…

390: PART 2- Never do these 3 things with Scott Crawford

This is the second part of a two-part series! In part two, Chef Scott Crawford and I discuss why shutting the door on opportunity is sometimes the best way to open doors to more opportunities, building a reputation by doing the right things for the right reasons, why you need to pay it forward once … Listen Now…

389: PART 1- Focusing on results with Scott Crawford

This is the first of a two-part series! In part one Chef Scott Crawford and I discuss focusing on results, how Chef Crawford found his lane, how to find your passion, working for the best possible people, how to build relationships, giving before you get, what real commitment looks like, building reputations not resumes, blending life … Listen Now…

388: Respect, listen, and push forward with Marc Jacksina

In this episode with Chef Marc Jacksina, we discuss what attracted Chef Jacksina to this industry, why you need to “remember where the fence is”, why a clean workspace is more than just a clean workspace, paying attention to your numbers, how to go about making change, the value of incredible service, the customers need is … Listen Now…

387: The 7 Rules of Greatness with Chef Charles Carroll

  In this episode with Chef Charles Carroll, we discuss the power in building your team, the inspiration behind his new book, and we share “Chef’s Seven Rules of Greatness”. Chef Carroll is an award-winning chef who travels the world speaking on championship thinking and personal greatness. For his work with US troops abroad, he was personally … Listen Now…

386: Writing job posts that convert with Pablo Fuentes

In this episode with guest, Pablo Fuentes we discuss how success starts with discipline, how to use your team to get inspiration for writing a good job post, the elements of a perfect job post, common mistakes to avoid when writing a job post and ultimately, how to write job posts that convert. Be sure … Listen Now…

385: Creating opportunity for the talented with Alex Lapratt

In this episode with Master Sommelier, Alex LaPratt, we discuss hiring those who are persistent about working for you, being positive and humble, knowing your stuff, not making it up if you don’t know your stuff, hard work being the difference between the successful and unsuccessful, surrounding yourself with the best, extreme attention to detail, … Listen Now…

384: Blazing your own path with Colin Lynch & Jefferson Macklin

In this episode, we bring back past guest, Business Manager of Bar Mezzana, Jefferson Macklin, and business partner, Executive Chef, Colin Lynch. When Jefferson first came on the show (episode 228) he and his partners, Colin and Heather Lynch, were in the build-out stage of opening their restaurant, Bar Mezzana. Jefferson, Colin, and Heather all … Listen Now…