Shari Bayer of Bayer Public Relations explores behind-the-scenes talent within the hospitality industry. Experienced restaurant and hospitality professionals reveal their stories and expertise through a lively and reflective conversation about the industry. Shari also adds speed round games, solo dining stories, PR tips, and current event discussions into the mix, rounding out each episode with a question from the current guest to the next, tying the entire series together.
On our 300th episode of All in the Industry®, Shari Bayer's guest is Daniel Boulud, renowned Chef-Owner of several award-winning restaurants and the Feast & Fêtes catering company. Daniel’s New York City restaurants include his flagship two-Michelin star DANIEL, a Relais & Châteaux member; and his latest, Le Pavillon, a seafood and vegetable focused restaurant, where nature meets architecture. Beyond Manhattan, Daniel has extended his culinary reach across the US and around the world, from Miami to Washington DC, to Singapore, Montreal, Dubai and beyond. Daniel’s numerous culinary accolades include James Beard Foundation awards for “Outstanding Restaurant,” “Outstanding Restaurateur,” “Best Chef, New York City” and “Outstanding Chef of the Year.” Today's show also features Shari's PR tip to pay homage; Speed Round; Industry News Discussion on The New York Times' article - How Eating Out Has Changed, From the Menu to the Tip; and Solo Dining experience at Chefs Walter & Margarita Manzke's new Parisian-inspired bistro, Bicyclette in Los Angeles, CA. Happy 300 episodes! Wonderful to share this milestone with the legendary Daniel Boulud!
Surbhi Sahni, TAGMO
On today's episode of All in the Industry®, Shari Bayer's guest is Surbhi Sahni, chef and owner of TAGMO, a new restaurant in Manhattan’s Seaport District, featuring homestyle Indian cuisine and confections. With two decades of professional culinary experience, Surbhi has made her mark as a talented pastry chef with handcrafted cakes & confections that preserve the essence of South Asian mithai innovated by her own distinct flavor pairings and delicate artistry.
Before launching TAGMO, Surbhi served as the creative force behind Michelin-starred New York City restaurants, Devi and Tulsi; and Saar Bistro, as well as the creative director and events director at Hemant Mathur Catering. Today's show also features Shari's PR tip to follow your dreams; Speed Round; Industry News Discussion on Eater NY's decision to put an end to starred restaurant reviews; and Solo Dining experience at chef and owner Melissa Kelly's Primo Restaurant in Rockland, Maine -- the ultimate farm-to-table experience.
Mark Iacono, Lucali, Baby Luc's; Billy Durney, Hometown Bar-B-Que, Red Hook Tavern
On today's episode of All in the Industry®, Shari Bayer is joined by two legendary restaurateurs in the backyard of Lucali in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn. First, Mark Iacono, well revered pizzaiolo and owner of Lucali in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, which he founded in 2006 and has since received national recognition. Mark recently opened Baby Luc's, a new slice shop down the block from Lucali, plus, he’s expanded his beloved pizzeria to Miami. Prior to finding Lucali, Mark worked in construction and focused on granite and marble fabrication. He has starred in multiple shows including Netflix's Ugly Delicious, The Pizza Show and Munchies. And, secondly, Billy Durney, owner of Hometown Bar-B-Que in Red Hook, Industry City and Miami, and Red Hook Tavern in Red Hook, Brooklyn. After almost 20 years in the security and private protection field, Billy fulfilled a longtime dream by becoming head pitmaster, opening Hometown in 2013 to great success, going on to further expansion. In 2019, he launched the popular Red Hook Tavern, and he has been featured in national media, including Good Morning America, The New York Times, The New Yorker, Food Network, and more. Today's show also features Shari's PR tip to find your people; Speed Round; Industry News discussion on the state of restaurants in NYC since the pandemic; and Solo Dining experience at landmark Gage and Tollner in Downtown, Brooklyn.
Steven Hall, Hall PR
On today's episode of All in the Industry®, Shari Bayer is back at Heritage Radio Network's studio in Bushwick, Brooklyn, with her guest, Steven Hall - Founder of Hall PR, a multi-lingual media agency focusing on culinary and hospitality. Steven founded his NYC-based company in 1996 with the late Sam Firer. Born and bred in Flushing, Queens, Steven is the epitome of a native New Yorker. Gifted with a sharp wit, tongue, and street-smart instincts, he created his own reality throughout his career, and has never shied away from a challenge or opportunity. Global in scope, and genuine in approach, Hall PR is a visionary agency serving up personalized media campaigns, marketing initiatives, brand building + concept development for the world of hospitality. Today's show also features Shari's PR tip to have a genuine approah; Speed Round; Industry News Discussion on the return of restaurants in NYC since the pandemic; and Solo Dining experience at Chef Andrew Carmellini's new Italian Chophouse, Carne Mare, at NYC's Pier 17 in The Seaport.
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Maneesh Goyal, Sona
On today's episode of All in the Industry®, Shari Bayer's guest is Maneesh Goyal, Founder & Partner at Sona, a new Indian brasserie in NYC’s Flatiron District, which he founded with hospitality veteran David Rabin, and acclaimed actress and businesswoman, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, along with Executive Chef Hari Nayak. Sona is a tribute to Indian culture, showcasing the flavors, art, design, and timelessness of India, Maneesh's ancestral homeland. A natural host and entertainer, and a successful entrepreneur, Maneesh lives his life based on the notion of taking care of people while creating memorable experiences for them. He is the founder and CEO of MKG experiential marketing agency, as well as the founder of Pineapple Co., where he discovers, supports, and launches new ventures. Today's show also features Shari's PR tip to be timeless; Speed Round; Industry News Discussion on Jeff Bezos awarding $100 million for ‘Courage and Civility’ to Jose Andres; and Solo Dining experience at Yellow Rose in NYC's East Village. Listen at Heritage Radio Network; subscribe/rate/review our show at iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. Follow us @allindustry. Thanks for being a part of All in the Industry®. #allintheindustry #allindustry #sharibayer #culinary #hospitality #podcast #hospitalitypodcast #foodradio #hrn #nyc #entrepreneur #restaurateur #sona #sonanyc #timelessindia #indiancuisine #restaurant #tock #maneeshgoyal #tunein
Joshua David Stein
On today's episode of All in the Industry®, Shari Bayer's guest is Joshua David Stein, a Brooklyn-based, prolific writer and the author of many books, cookbooks and children’s books, including his latest and first solo cookbook, Cooking for Your Kids: At Home with the World’s Greatest Chefs (Phaidon). Joshua is the co-author of Notes from a Young Black Chef with Kwame Onwuachi; The Nom Wah Tea Parlor Cookbook with Wilson Tang; and Il Buco with Donna Lennard; as well as Can I Eat That?; What’s Cooking?; The Ball Book; and The Invisible Alphabet, and more! Formerly the editor-at-large at the parenting site Fatherly, he is also the author of To Me He Was Just Dad. Today's show features Shari's PR tip to be prolific; Speed Round; Industry News Discussion about the future of outdoor dining in NYC; and Solo Dining experience at Dame in Soho, NYC. Listen at Heritage Radio Network; subscribe/rate/review our show at iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. Follow us @allindustry. Thanks for being a part of All in the Industry®.
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