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Welcome to a brand-new season of On Tap by FCSI TheAmericas, with your host, Wade Koehler, ExecutiveDirector. Over the last 43 episodes, we’ve had a blastgetting to know consultants from all over the countryand beyond. But we’ve also heard your feedback and, foronce, we’re listening to it. So for Season Three, we’reslowing things down a bit and moving to a bi-weeklyformat to give you a chance to catch up with any pastinterviews you may have missed.But never fear! Season Three is the same show as ever:same format, same great interviews with top foodserviceconsultants… and yes, you’re still stuck with Wade. But nowyou have an extra week to recover.You’re welcome.So thanks for being here! We’ve got another great lineupthis season, and we can’t wait for you to be a part of thefun. Be sure to subscribe to the On Tap podcast on all ofyour favorite platforms so you don’t miss anything! Andas always… Cheers!

ON TAP: Presented by FCSI, The Americas FCSI, The Americas

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    • 5.0 • 3 Ratings

Welcome to a brand-new season of On Tap by FCSI TheAmericas, with your host, Wade Koehler, ExecutiveDirector. Over the last 43 episodes, we’ve had a blastgetting to know consultants from all over the countryand beyond. But we’ve also heard your feedback and, foronce, we’re listening to it. So for Season Three, we’reslowing things down a bit and moving to a bi-weeklyformat to give you a chance to catch up with any pastinterviews you may have missed.But never fear! Season Three is the same show as ever:same format, same great interviews with top foodserviceconsultants… and yes, you’re still stuck with Wade. But nowyou have an extra week to recover.You’re welcome.So thanks for being here! We’ve got another great lineupthis season, and we can’t wait for you to be a part of thefun. Be sure to subscribe to the On Tap podcast on all ofyour favorite platforms so you don’t miss anything! Andas always… Cheers!

    ON TAP Presented by FCSI, The Americas - S4:2 - Orlando Espinosa

    ON TAP Presented by FCSI, The Americas - S4:2 - Orlando Espinosa

    In this episode of On Tap, Wade welcomes Orlando Espinosa to the program. Orlando and Wade dish on a variety of subjects, everything from Covid impacting B&I foodservice design, to Orlando's time at Aramark - even how long it took to design the foodservice for the Olympics. This is a fascinating episode you won't want to miss!

    To find out more about Orlando Espinosa & Associates, visit
    https://oe-associates.com/

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    • 22 min
    ON TAP Presented by FCSI, The Americas - S4:1 - Andrey Teleguz

    ON TAP Presented by FCSI, The Americas - S4:1 - Andrey Teleguz

    We kickoff our fourth season of On Tap Presented by FCSI the Americas with Andrey Teleguz, Principal at Scopos Hospitality Group. Wade catches up with Andre on everything from segment specialization, to the emergence of augmented reality in foodservice design, and fundraising for Ukrainian refugees. It's a fascinating conversation that you won't want to miss!


    To find out more about  Andrey Teleguz, visit 
    https://scoposhospitalitygroup.com/teams/robert-vyner/

    To find out more about Scopos Hospitality Group, visit
    https://scoposhospitalitygroup.com/about-us/


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    • 21 min
    ON TAP Presented by FCSI, The Americas - S3:13 - Sojo Alex

    ON TAP Presented by FCSI, The Americas - S3:13 - Sojo Alex

    On this episode of On Tap, we talk with Sojo Alex, senior associate at Envision Strategies.

    Sojo’s background spans over 15 years in the higher education hospitality industry. She is highly experienced in master planning, dining assessments, facility planning, marketing, and strategic planning for complex food service programs. Sojo has worked on nearly every type of project from market research activities, meal pan assessment, and student union programming to providing comprehensive support for the firm’s strategic planning work.

    To learn more about Sojo, visit https://www.envstrategies.com/sojo-alex

    • 18 min
    ON TAP Presented by FCSI, The Americas - S3:12 - AJ Barker

    ON TAP Presented by FCSI, The Americas - S3:12 - AJ Barker

    On this episode of On Tap, we talk with a unique personality and longtime friend of FCSI, The Americas, AJ Barker, founder and managing partner of Concept Kitchen + Bar. In addition to serving as past conference chair in multiple committees, he’s an active chef and recipe development guru. He’s trained under certified master chef Gustav Mauler and James Beard award winners Eric Tanaka and Tom Douglas.

    To learn more about AJ, visit https://conceptkitchen.me/

    • 17 min
    ON TAP Presented by FCSI, The Americas - S3:11 - Alec Bauer

    ON TAP Presented by FCSI, The Americas - S3:11 - Alec Bauer

    On this episode of On Tap, we talk with Alec Bauer, owner of Kitchen, Restaurant + Bar Specialists. Alec brings a unique perspective to foodservice consulting, as he was a working chef and then foodservice salesperson before making the jump to consulting.

    To find out more about Alec Bauer, visit http://www.krbspecialists.com/

    • 23 min
    ON TAP Presented by FCSI, The Americas - S3:10 - Melissa Counihan

    ON TAP Presented by FCSI, The Americas - S3:10 - Melissa Counihan

    On this episode of On Tap, we speak with Melissa Counihan, Chief Operating Office at Counihan & Associates. With over 25 years in the foodservice industry, Melissa helps clients in the K-12 Education and Hospitality markets with developing, implementing, and executing innovative business plans, sales, and marketing campaigns. She is responsible for all day-to-day operations for Counihan and Associates.
    To find out more about Melissa Counihan, visit http://counihanassoc.com/about-us

    • 22 min

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I have to say season three episode 8 is my favorite, I’ve been very fortunate to be on the other side of some of the days in these stories and Penny Price is #Legendary Nothing but Love for team #Forte

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