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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!

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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 - S5:14 - Karen Malody

    ON TAP Presented by FCSI, The Americas - S5:14 - Karen Malody

    🎉🎙️ SEASON FINALE ALERT 🎙️🎉

    Welcome to the LAST episode of this season's On Tap Presented by FCSI The Americas! 🍻

    🌟 Joining Wade today is the incredible Karen Malody, the mastermind behind Culinary Options. From launching iconic brands to crafting THAT popular frosty beverage at a "small" coffee chain you probably sipped today, her footprint in the foodservice industry is unparalleled. ☕️🚀

    🍴 She's not just about building brands; Karen reshapes the foodservice landscape with her knack for refining operations. Her dedication to FCSI has seen her mentor the future stars of the industry and take on numerous roles over the years. 🌟

    ✨ Dive into a delightful chat with one of FCSI's best and brightest! ✨

    And with that, we bid adieu to Season 5 of On Tap! Missed an episode? Catch up on our YouTube!

    • 33 min
    ON TAP Presented by FCSI, The Americas - S5:13 - Lenny Condenzio

    ON TAP Presented by FCSI, The Americas - S5:13 - Lenny Condenzio

     Get ready for an electrifying episode of On Tap! 🎬 This week, Wade is thrilled to have a special guest joining him - none other than Lenny Condenzio, the brilliant CEO of Ricca Design Studios. 🌟
    From working alongside his father to becoming a seasoned operator, his wealth of experience knows no bounds. Lenny takes us through his fascinating career, including his time managing foodservice for prestigious institutions like the US House of Representatives and Harvard University. 🎓🍽️

    Wade and Lenny discuss his role at Ricca and his unique approach to shaping the iconic Ricca brand. 💡 Trust us, this is one episode you simply can't afford to miss! 🎉✨

    Tune in and let the magic unfold as Wade and Lenny dive deep into the world of design, hospitality, and everything in between. Stay tuned for the episode release and get ready to be inspired! 🔥🎙️
    Don't forget to like and subscribe to our channel so you never miss an episode of On Tap: Presented by FCSI The Americas. 

    #OnTap #FCSITheAmericas #HospitalityIndustry #RestaurantDesign #FoodserviceConsulting #MyFCSI 

    • 32 min
    ON TAP Presented by FCSI, The Americas - S5:12 – Chris Tripoli

    ON TAP Presented by FCSI, The Americas - S5:12 – Chris Tripoli

     🎙️ Get ready for an entertaining episode of On Tap Presented by FCSI The Americas! 

    This week, Wade sits down with the legendary Chris Tripoli, a true pioneer in restaurant and hospitality design. With an illustrious 40-year career as a designer, developer, owner, and operator, author, and teacher, Chris has been a driving force in revolutionizing the restaurant scene since 1996.

    Chris and Wade delve into the founding of A' La Carte Foodservice Consulting Group, sharing intriguing insights and stories. They also explore some of Chris' all-time favorite projects, offering a tantalizing glimpse into his creative process. And as always, Wade wraps with the infamous "Would You Rather" questions.

    Join us for a fun and engaging conversation that will leave you inspired! Don't forget to like and subscribe to our channel so you never miss an episode of On Tap: Presented by FCSI The Americas. 

    #OnTap #FCSITheAmericas #HospitalityIndustry #RestaurantDesign #FoodserviceConsulting #MyFCSI 

    • 29 min
    ON TAP Presented by FCSI, The Americas - S5:11 – Par Bain

    ON TAP Presented by FCSI, The Americas - S5:11 – Par Bain

     Prepare for takeoff! This episode of On Tap Presented by FCSI The Americas features Par Bain, the newest board member representing the Canadian membership. Par chats with Wade about his 44 year journey in hospitality and foodservice, his transition from operations into architecture and foodservice design, and the sectors that Smart Design Group serves. 

    Par shares his unique perspective on the complexities of airport foodservice, including innovative technologies and operational improvements that cater to passengers in a hurry. ✈️🍔 And naturally, they discuss their favorite airports, because who doesn't love a good travel story? 

    And as always, we'll end with some lighthearted fun with our "Would You Rather" segment. This is an informative and engaging episode that you won't want to miss.

     Don't forget to like, subscribe, and join our channel for more engaging content!

     #MyFCSI #OnTap #FCSITheAmericas #HospitalityIndustry #FoodserviceDesign #AirportFoodservice #SmartDesignGroup 

    • 26 min
    ON TAP Presented by FCSI, The Americas - S5:10 – Tim McDougald

    ON TAP Presented by FCSI, The Americas - S5:10 – Tim McDougald

    🍻 Buckle up, because the latest episode of On Tap is about to take you on a wild ride! Presented by FCSI The Americas, Wade is joined today by none other than the speedster himself, "Terrible Tim" McDougald, who Wade describes as "the fastest member of FCSI!"

    Tim shares his inspiring journey, starting from his humble beginnings in foodservice where he fearlessly tackled stacks of dirty dishes at a bustling buffet restaurant. Today, Tim has established himself as one of the foremost experts in BIM and Revit, providing valuable insights into the future of these critical technologies.

    But hold onto your seats, because Tim's passions don't stop there! As the legendary "Terrible Tim," he dominates the racing tracks, living life in the fast lane behind the wheel of his vintage modified racecar. 🏎️💨 When he's not burning rubber, you can find him shredding guitar riffs and collecting guitars. 🎸

    This episode is packed with high-octane fun, industry expertise, and a whole lot of entertainment that you won't want to miss!

    #OnTapEpisodes #FCSITheAmericas #TerribleTim #MyFCSI

    • 20 min
    ON TAP Presented by FCSI, The Americas - S5:9 – Rene Palmer

    ON TAP Presented by FCSI, The Americas - S5:9 – Rene Palmer

    📺 Get ready for an exciting episode of On Tap, presented by FCSI The Americas! 🍻 This week, join Wade as he sits down with the talented and passionate Renee Palmer, Associate Principal at FoodSpace.

    In this engaging conversation, Renee takes us on her unique journey into the foodservice industry through her work with a non-profit organization. She shares her insightful perspectives on the unity within the industry and how it has shaped her career. Discover the many roles she has embraced at FoodSpace and how her experiences have evolved over the years.

    Renee thrives on the challenges and variety that FoodSpace presents, describing her time there as a real-life "choose your own adventure." As an outdoor adventurist and a devoted dog lover, she brings a vibrant energy to her work and personal life. Don't miss out as she offers valuable advice to young consultants entering the industry.

    🎥 Watch this episode of On Tap now to gain inspiration from Renee's journey and gain valuable insights into the foodservice industry. Don't forget to like, subscribe, and join our channel for more engaging content!

    #OnTap #FCSIAmericas #FoodserviceIndustry #Inspiration #CareerJourney #LikeAndSubscribe

    • 23 min

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