55 episodes

The Pre-Shift Podcast presented by 7shifts breaks down everything you’ve ever wanted to know about running a restaurant better. Conversations with some of the biggest names, newest players, and industry innovators bring key insights into how they grew their businesses. Host DJ Costantino asks probing questions to get to know restauranteurs, chefs, and executives better and find out where they came from, how they got to where they are, and what lessons they learned along the way. 

The Pre-Shift Podcast 7shifts

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    • 5.0 • 9 Ratings

The Pre-Shift Podcast presented by 7shifts breaks down everything you’ve ever wanted to know about running a restaurant better. Conversations with some of the biggest names, newest players, and industry innovators bring key insights into how they grew their businesses. Host DJ Costantino asks probing questions to get to know restauranteurs, chefs, and executives better and find out where they came from, how they got to where they are, and what lessons they learned along the way. 

    Episode #45: Hassel Aviles, Director of Not 9 to 5

    Episode #45: Hassel Aviles, Director of Not 9 to 5

    Send us a Text Message.The Pre-Shift Podcast presented by 7shifts is a deep dive into what it takes to run great restaurant teams. Host DJ Costantino covers the restaurant industry with conversations featuring industry leaders and innovators sharing their business growth insights, backgrounds, and valuable lessons on running restaurant teams.On this episode, we’re joined by Hassel Aviles, Founder and Director of Not 9 to 5.Hassel Aviles has built a career in the hospitality and foodservi...

    • 30 min
    Episode #44: Chris Britt, COO of Epic Restaurants

    Episode #44: Chris Britt, COO of Epic Restaurants

    Send us a Text Message.The Pre-Shift Podcast presented by 7shifts is a deep dive into what it takes to run great restaurant teams. Host DJ Costantino covers the restaurant industry with conversations featuring industry leaders and innovators sharing their business growth insights, backgrounds, and valuable lessons on running restaurant teams.In this episode, Chris Britt, Chief Operating Officer of Epic Restaurants, joins us.For nearly five years, Chris has served in a leadership capacity...

    • 42 min
    Episode #43: Stella Dennig, Co-Owner/GM of Daytrip

    Episode #43: Stella Dennig, Co-Owner/GM of Daytrip

    Send us a Text Message.The Pre-Shift Podcast presented by 7shifts is a deep dive into what it takes to run great restaurant teams. Host D.J. Costantino covers the restaurant industry with conversations featuring industry leaders and innovators sharing their business growth insights, backgrounds, and valuable lessons on running restaurant teams.On this episode, we’re joined by Stella Dennig, Co-Owner/GM of Daytrip in Oakland, California.Stella Dennig (she/her) is the Co-Owner/GM of Daytri...

    • 31 min
    Episode #42: Chad Mackay, CEO of Fire and Vine Hospitality

    Episode #42: Chad Mackay, CEO of Fire and Vine Hospitality

    Send us a Text Message.The Pre-Shift Podcast presented by 7shifts is a deep dive into what it takes to run great restaurant teams. Host DJ Costantino covers the restaurant industry with conversations featuring industry leaders and innovators sharing their business growth insights, backgrounds, and valuable lessons on running restaurant teams.On this episode, we’re joined by Chad Mackay, CEO of Fire & Vine Hospitality in Seattle, WA.Chad Mackay, CEO of Fire & Vine Hospitality, lea...

    • 24 min
    Episode #41: Irene Shiang Li, Cofounder of Prepshift & Mei Mei Dumplings

    Episode #41: Irene Shiang Li, Cofounder of Prepshift & Mei Mei Dumplings

    Send us a Text Message.The Pre-Shift Podcast presented by 7shifts is a deep dive into what it takes to run great restaurant teams. Host DJ Costantino covers the restaurant industry with conversations featuring industry leaders and innovators sharing their business growth insights, backgrounds, and valuable lessons on running restaurant teams.On this episode, we’re joined by Irene Shiang Li, Cofounder of Prepshift & Mei Mei Dumplings in Boston, Mass.Irene Shiang Li co-founded Mei Mei ...

    • 24 min
    Ji Hye Kim, Chef/Owner at Miss Kim | S2E12

    Ji Hye Kim, Chef/Owner at Miss Kim | S2E12

    Send us a Text Message.The Pre-Shift Podcast presented by 7shifts is a deep dive into what it takes to run great restaurant teams. Host D.J. Costantino covers the restaurant industry with conversations featuring industry leaders and innovators sharing their business growth insights, backgrounds, and valuable lessons on running restaurant teams.On this episode, we’re joined by Ji Hye Kim, Chef/Owner of Miss Kim in Ann Arbor.Ji Hye was awarded one of Food & Wine's Best New Chefs in 202...

    • 25 min

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9 Ratings

9 Ratings

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Great source of restaurant industry info

Solid guests, good conversations, and useful insights.

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informative

I like the different guests

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