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Join two Victoria, BC restauranteurs as they share the secrets of the industry.

Bread & Butter is a peer-driven collective aimed at providing resources and tools for improved levels of performance, peer accountability, learning & growth, political advocacy along with guidelines for operating businesses and managing lifestyles that are meaningful and lasting.

We believe that the hospitality industry has not been working for all stakeholders for a long time and that the cracks have been blown wide open by the COVID-19 crises leaving most business owners struggling to survive and concerned about the future.

Bread and Butter also believes that we can work together to develop a better way forward with the creation of a progressive community committed to holistic improvement as our foundation.

Sponsored by Big Wheel Burger: bigwheelburger.com
Learn more about the Big Wheel Burger Community Foundation: bigwheelfoundation.org

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Join two Victoria, BC restauranteurs as they share the secrets of the industry.

Bread & Butter is a peer-driven collective aimed at providing resources and tools for improved levels of performance, peer accountability, learning & growth, political advocacy along with guidelines for operating businesses and managing lifestyles that are meaningful and lasting.

We believe that the hospitality industry has not been working for all stakeholders for a long time and that the cracks have been blown wide open by the COVID-19 crises leaving most business owners struggling to survive and concerned about the future.

Bread and Butter also believes that we can work together to develop a better way forward with the creation of a progressive community committed to holistic improvement as our foundation.

Sponsored by Big Wheel Burger: bigwheelburger.com
Learn more about the Big Wheel Burger Community Foundation: bigwheelfoundation.org

    #6 - Entering, Surviving, and Thriving in Hospitality

    #6 - Entering, Surviving, and Thriving in Hospitality

    This week Sam Jones of 2% Jazz, and Calen McNeil of Big Wheel Burget chat with David Lang of Camosun College Culinary Arts, and Robert Belcham of Popina and Popina Cantina in Vancouver about the challenges of keeping hospitality workers in the industry, what newcomers to the culinary arts are seeing, and experiencing. Living wages, menu prices, standards over the years, tipping, where the industry is going and more are all on the table in this episode!

    • 1 hr 27 min
    #5 - Lockdowns and Mask Mandates in Hospitality

    #5 - Lockdowns and Mask Mandates in Hospitality

    This week Sam Jones of 2% Jazz, and Calen McNeil of Big Wheel Burger invite some fellow Victoria restauranteurs onto the show to discuss what it's like being in hospitality through the pandemic lockdowns, mask mandates, and overall changes.

    • 55 min
    #4 - The Do's and Don'ts of Delivery Apps

    #4 - The Do's and Don'ts of Delivery Apps

    Delivery apps have been a focal point of the hospitality industry for years, but exploded in 2020. Sam Jones of 2% Jazz, and Calen McNeil of Big Wheel Burger give their first-hand takes on delivery apps, and offer advice for both consumers and restaurateurs on the topic.

    • 1 hr 20 min
    #3 - Women in Business

    #3 - Women in Business

    On the week of International Women's Day, Bread and Butter hosts an all-woman panel of entrepreneurs in the Victoria hospitality industry to get their perspective on the business. Our guests are Cristen Dallas of Prima Strada, Maryanne Carmack of Roast, La Pasta and Taco Stand al Pastor, and Jo Zambri of Zambri's and Big Wheel Burger. Breaking into business, what their experiences have been, and how to move forward with diversity, inclusion, and representation in the hospitality industry.

    • 1 hr 9 min
    #2 - The Business of Cash

    #2 - The Business of Cash

    Calen McNeil of Big Wheel Burger and Sam Jones of 2% Jazz talk cash money in this episode.
    We're joined by Catherine Sloan, senior account manager at BDC (Business Development Bank of Canada) to share everything entrepreneurs need to know, and how to learn even more about the business of cash.

    • 1 hr 17 min
    #1 - What is Bread & Butter Collective?

    #1 - What is Bread & Butter Collective?

    Join Sam and Calen as we dive into the origins of the Bread & Butter Collective.
    Businessman Jeff Hetherington joins us to detail how the idea of Bread & Butter came together to help small businesses join forces, and stay afloat during COVID and beyond.

    • 32 min

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