32 episodes

Industrial & artisan baking doesn't have to be so complex. Let the expert team from AB Mauri North America shed some light on ingredients, finished baked goods & everything in between to help you have a successful & fun baking experience.

The Oven Light Rick Oleshak & Tricia McNamara

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 3 Ratings

Industrial & artisan baking doesn't have to be so complex. Let the expert team from AB Mauri North America shed some light on ingredients, finished baked goods & everything in between to help you have a successful & fun baking experience.

    EP31 - MORE THAN A GOOD SPORT

    EP31 - MORE THAN A GOOD SPORT

    Brandon Steiner, founder of CollectibleXchange and The Steiner Agency, joins AB Mauri North America Vice President of Marketing Rick Oleshak for this episode of ‘The Oven Light’ to talk about the incredible landscape of baking, sports and so much more. In this episode, the duo dives deep into the everything bagel, women’s hoops, sports memorabilia, the Big Apple, the beginnings of today’s sports bars, playing MJ in basketball, trying new things and beyond. Take a listen wherever you are – in between flights, in the kitchen or on the commute – and flip the switch. Tune in to ‘The Oven Light’ & we’ll see you there!

    • 35 min
    EP30 - MY BAKERY COMPANION

    EP30 - MY BAKERY COMPANION

    Josh Allen, founder of St. Louis-based Companion Baking, joins AB Mauri North America’s Rick Oleshak for this episode of ‘The Oven Light’ to talk about the wonderful world of craft baking. In this program, the duo discusses sustainable baking, frozen products, to-go food orders, today’s bakery customers, podcasts and much, much more. Take a listen wherever you are – after a swim, while reviewing photos from the recent solar eclipse or even at the table enjoying a fresh baguette with salted butter – and flip the switch. Tune in to ‘The Oven Light’ & we’ll see you there!

    • 37 min
    EP29 - OPERATION EXCELLENT BAKERY

    EP29 - OPERATION EXCELLENT BAKERY

    Acclaimed bakery executive and recent winner of Baking & Snack’s 2023 Operations Executive of the Year, Kevin Stevens, joins AB Mauri marketing head Rick Oleshak for this episode of ‘The Oven Light’ to talk about the enlightening world of industrial baking. In this episode, the duo discusses the state of baking, motocross racing, equestrian sports, the importance of business relationships and much, much more. Take a listen wherever you are – during the commute, on a hike or overlooking the ocean during spring break – and flip the switch. Tune in to ‘The Oven Light’ & we’ll see you there!

    • 29 min
    EP28 - ROCKY MOUNTAIN HIGH

    EP28 - ROCKY MOUNTAIN HIGH

    Alastair Brogan, the chieftain of Boulder Spirits and Vapor Distillery in Colorado, joins AB Mauri North America VP of Marketing Rick Oleshak on the latest episode of ‘The Oven Light’ podcast. In this edition, the duo talks about Top Gun, the Royal Air Force, drinking whiskey with friends – with ice, Scotch eggs, Pinnacle Distillers Yeast, the iconic Red Rocks concert venue and much more. Whether you’re in the office, listening while on a hike or just tuning in during a traffic jam, flip the switch and tune in to ‘The Oven Light’ right now. We hope you enjoy the show.

    • 29 min
    EP27 - CATCHING UP WITH ‘THE ROOKIE’

    EP27 - CATCHING UP WITH ‘THE ROOKIE’

    Jim Morris, a former major league pitcher and inspiration for the Disney film, ‘The Rookie’, visits with AB Mauri North America VP of Marketing Rick Oleshak on ‘The Oven Light’ podcast. In this episode, the tandem discusses teamwork, making dreams come true, professional baseball, whether or not a hot dog is a sandwich and much, much more. Wherever you are listening – on a run or on the run – it’s time to flip the switch and tune in to ‘The Oven Light’ today. We’ll see you here!

    • 22 min
    EP26 - A CROWINING ACHIEVEMENT

    EP26 - A CROWINING ACHIEVEMENT

    Crown Bakeries CEO and esteemed baking industry leader Cordia Harrington joins AB Mauri North America VP of Marketing Rick Oleshak for this new episode of ‘The Oven Light’. In this episode, the duo tackles the future of baking, quick service restaurants, universities in the southeast, travel in Japan, U.S. real estate and much, much more. Wherever you are, take a listen – on the commute, in the office or on a treadmill– and flip the switch. Tune in to ‘The Oven Light’ & we’ll see you there!

    • 26 min

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