12 episodes

Welcome to Eat & Stay Podcast, where we delve into the inner workings of those who dominate the hospitality industry.

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Welcome to Eat & Stay Podcast, where we delve into the inner workings of those who dominate the hospitality industry.

    #012: Huxley Wallace Collective with Founder Josh Henderson (SEA)

    #012: Huxley Wallace Collective with Founder Josh Henderson (SEA)

    We sat down with Josh Henderson, Seattle-based Founder of Huxley Wallace Collective (Quality Athletics, Quality Ramen, Skillet Street Food, etc.) about his journey as a restauranteur and what he's up to now!

    • 1 hr 2 min
    #011: Escape Hotel with Co-Founder Ion Beroiz (LA)

    #011: Escape Hotel with Co-Founder Ion Beroiz (LA)

    In today's episode, we sit down with Ion Beroiz, one of the co-founders of Escape Hotel. Escape Hotel, located in Hollywood, is the world's largest escape room experience. Check out this week's episode to learn a little bit more about the inspiration behind Escape Hotel, how exactly Ion and his team managed to get Escape Hotel started in permit-heavy Los Angeles, and how they're doing today!

    • 1 hr 8 min
    #010: Voodoo Doughnut - Cat Daddy and Tres (PDX)

    #010: Voodoo Doughnut - Cat Daddy and Tres (PDX)

    We sat down with Cat Daddy and Tres, the founders of Voodoo Doughnut, to get their story about how they came up with the idea for Voodoo, how they got started, and how they expanded to multiple locations including both Universal Studios lots!

    For more information about Voodoo Doughnut, please visit their website: https://www.voodoodoughnut.com/

    For any feedback, comments, questions, or suggestions - please e-mail eatandstaypodcast@gmail.com!

    • 1 hr 5 min
    #009: Beetle House, Stay Classy, Darkside Bar and MORE - Zach Neil (NYC)

    #009: Beetle House, Stay Classy, Darkside Bar and MORE - Zach Neil (NYC)

    Today, we sat down with serial entrepreneur/restauranteur Zach Neil, who is the founder of New Gold Empire, which is the company behind successful pop culture concepts including:


    Beetle House (NYC/LA)
    Cakeshake (NYC)
    Darkside Bar (DC, LA, NYC)
    Electric Pussycat (LA)
    Happy Holidays Hollywood (LA)
    Merica (NYC)
    Stay Classy (DC, LA, NYC, BOS)

    Zach has an extremely riveting story that spans all different types of careers/odd jobs including building houses on the weekend, starting his own ad agency, producing concerts and festivals for bands, opening his own restaurant in his early twenties. Zach talks about how he lost all of his money, only to build it all back again into his thriving New Gold Empire. Most importantly, Zach gives the 6 reasons why ALL restaurants fail - and what we can learn from these failures.

    Enjoy today's episode!

    If you have any comments, questions, or feedback - please e-mail eatandstaypodcast@gmail.com 

    • 1 hr 30 min
    #008: Miracle Pop-Up Bar - Joann Spiegel (NYC)

    #008: Miracle Pop-Up Bar - Joann Spiegel (NYC)

    This week we sat down with Joann Spiegel - the Head of Education for Cocktail Kingdom and the General Manager of Miracle Pop-Up Bar. Miracle is a Christmas-themed pop-up cocktail bar that serves holiday cocktails in a festive setting. With kitschy holiday décor, professionally-developed cocktails and the nostalgic energy of the best office party you’ve ever been to, Miracle is sure to get even the grouchiest grinch in the holiday spirit. 

    Check out this week's conversation for more intel on how the idea for Miracle came about, how Miracle operates in almost 100 locations nationwide, and what's next for Miracle.

    Please remember to rate, review, and subscribe to EAT & STAY Podcast. If you have any comments, questions, or suggestions - send them to eatandstaypodcast@gmail.com

    • 1 hr
    #007: Pietro NoLita - Pietro Quaglia (NYC)

    #007: Pietro NoLita - Pietro Quaglia (NYC)

    This week, we speak with Pietro Quaglia, who is the founder and owner of Pietro NoLita in New York City. You've probably seen Pietro NoLita all over Instagram - Pietro NoLita is NYC's FIRST all-pink restaurant that focuses on serving healthy Italian food. Please enjoy this story about Pietro's journey and remember to rate, review, and subscribe to EAT & STAY PODCAST!

    • 1 hr 8 min

Customer Reviews

PandaBearsandCoffee03 ,

Amazing!!!

I really enjoy this podcast because it gives me an insight to the hospitality industry that I’ve never heard before. It’s also nice to hear from actual Hospitality Entrepreneurs and how they came to their success.

Very fascinating, I’m excited to hear more!

Iriskoppel ,

Helpful for aspiring restaurantes

I’m an aspiring restauranteur and I find this podcast very helpful. I’m learning a lot about what I need to know before I open a restaurant!

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