Podcast by Big Red F
F Club Episode 6: DQ Chats with Eric Skokan
Dave Query chats with Boulder farmer and chef Eric Skokan at Black Cat Farm in Boulder. The two discuss the imperative of launching new businesses during the pandemic, ghost kitchens, farm dinners, the power of community and more.
Eric and his wife, Jill, operate Black Cat Farm, Black Cat restaurant and Bramble & Hare in Boulder, Colorado.
F Club Episode 5: Holiday Hospitality Round Table
A few restaurant owners, a seafood supplier, a food hall operator, and a dive bar proprietor walk into a bar...kidding. Bars are closed and multi-household gatherings aren't allowed right now.
In this episode of the F Club Podcast, DQ chats with Rayme Rossello of Comida Cantina, Beth Gruitch of Crafted Concepts, Paul Packer of Northeast Seafood, Patrick O'Neill of Avanti F&B food hall, and Jon Tuschman of the Sundown Saloon about how they're each weathering the second Covid shutdown, Denver Mayor Hancock's hypocritical Covid behavior, and the fight to keep the hospitality industry alive this winter.
F Club Episode 4: DQ Chats with Kendra Anderson of Bar Helix
Dave sits down for a candid conversation with advanced sommelier Kendra Anderson (a.k.a. @SwirlGirlDenver), the owner of Bar Helix in Denver’s RiNo neighborhood. The two chat about the struggles of the bar business in the Covid era, the difference between mixologists and bartenders, Negronis, and more.
F Club Episode 3: DQ Chats with Jacqueline Claudia of Love The Wild
Dave Query chats with Boulderite Jacqueline Claudia, who founded seafood startup Love The Wild. They discuss the ups and downs of startups, consumer packaged goods, grocery and retail, raising money, and more.
F Club Episode 2: Dave and Dana Chat with Peggy & Joe Romano
Dave and Dana sit down with Peggy and Joe Romano, owners of The Walnut Restaurant Group (The Mediterranean Restaurant, Brasserie Ten Ten, Via Perla)to talk about their decision to shutter their beloved Boulder restaurants, navigating the pandemic, and what's next.
F Club Episode 1: DQ Chats Green Chile with Chet Anderson
Big Red F Restaurant Group's Dave Query sits down with Chet Anderson of The Fresh Herb Co. farm in Boulder, Colorado. They discuss all things green chiles: how to shop for and prepare them, the secrets to Chet's amazing Green Chili Stew and why Colorado-grown Pueblo chiles are superior to New Mexico's famed Hatch variety...trigger warning for all you New Mexico folks out there!
F Club is produced by Big Red F Restaurant Group. Learn more and get Chet's recipe at www.bigredf.com
Music and editing by Stanton Sutton