34 episodes

Two Chicks, Three Seats is a podcast that covers all of the hospitality industry’s hottest topics, from current hospitality news, food and beverage trends, interviews with event guests, to marketing tips and more. Two Chicks, Three Seats keeps you in the loop on all things relatable to anyone in the events industry. Tune in with hosts Kate Kennedy, Tripleseat’s Customer Marketing Manager, and Rachel Calkins, Tripleseat's Marketing Coordinator, to catch up on the latest hospitality topics. Two Chicks, Three Seats is brought to you by Tripleseat, the industry leader in event management software.

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Two Chicks, Three Seats is a podcast that covers all of the hospitality industry’s hottest topics, from current hospitality news, food and beverage trends, interviews with event guests, to marketing tips and more. Two Chicks, Three Seats keeps you in the loop on all things relatable to anyone in the events industry. Tune in with hosts Kate Kennedy, Tripleseat’s Customer Marketing Manager, and Rachel Calkins, Tripleseat's Marketing Coordinator, to catch up on the latest hospitality topics. Two Chicks, Three Seats is brought to you by Tripleseat, the industry leader in event management software.

    Episode 34: Preparing for Valentine's Day in the Hospitality Industry

    Episode 34: Preparing for Valentine's Day in the Hospitality Industry

    On this episode, Kate and Rachel talk about one of the busiest restaurant dining days of the year: Valentine’s Day! Valentine’s Day is less than 3 weeks away, which means that happy couples, groups of friends, and single people everywhere are starting to think about how they want to celebrate the holiday this year, even in a pandemic. 

    If your restaurant, hotel, or other unique venue is not ready for Valentine's Day yet, then it is time to get ready! The ladies tell all about the wonderful Valentine's Day ideas, promotions and packages that they have seen restaurants, hotels, and breweries promote so far, and maybe that can give you a little bit of inspiration for your own venue (or plans for yourself!)

    As always, feel free to reach out via email: 2chicks3seats@tripleseat.com

    • 28 min
    Episode 33: 21 Positive Hospitality & Event Predictions for 2021

    Episode 33: 21 Positive Hospitality & Event Predictions for 2021

    On today's episode, Kate and Rachel discuss 21 positive predictions for the hospitality and events industry based on some silver linings from 2020. This pandemic has brought new lessons, trends, and initiatives into the hospitality industry and many of these ideas are here to stay in 2021. Take a listen and make sure that your restaurant, hotel, or venue is up to speed on the lessons we all have taken from the past year!

    Reach out to us with your own lessons and experiences via email: 2chicks3seats@tripleseat.com

    • 41 min
    Episode 32: Email Marketing Tips to Set Your Restaurant or Venue Up For Success in 2021

    Episode 32: Email Marketing Tips to Set Your Restaurant or Venue Up For Success in 2021

    On the first 2021 episode of Two Chicks, Three Seats, Kate and Rachel dive into email marketing. Email marketing is a powerful marketing strategy when executed correctly, and is made up of many more elements than one may think. From gathering email addresses, segmenting lists, creating intentional CTAs, setting up drip campaigns, and more, this episode will provide great insight when it comes to using email marketing to promote your restaurant, hotel, or venue. Feel free to send your marketing emails our way to 2chicks3seats@tripleseat.com.

    Sign up for the free Hospitality Event Sales and Marketing Seminar hosted by Tripleseat on Jan 13th & Jan 14th. https://www.tripleseat.com/events/

    • 36 min
    Episode 31: 2020 State of the Restaurant Industry & Looking Ahead to 2021 with Amber van Moessner, Senior Director of Communications at Upserve by Lightspeed

    Episode 31: 2020 State of the Restaurant Industry & Looking Ahead to 2021 with Amber van Moessner, Senior Director of Communications at Upserve by Lightspeed

    On the final episode of 2020, Kate and Rachel are joined by Amber van Moessner, Senior Director of Communications at Upserve by Lightspeed. Upserve recently released its incredible annual report called the "2020 State of the Restaurant Industry" which analyzes menu trends, sales trends, restaurant growth and success stories during the pandemic, and 2021 trends. Amber discusses the report on this episode, which provides important insight for restaurants to understand as they continue to plan their pandemic strategies into the new year. 

    The entire report can be downloaded at https://upserve.com/restaurant-insider/state-of-the-restaurant-industry/.

    • 37 min
    Episode 30: Restaurant Influencer Marketing, Holiday Season Strategies, and COVID Tips & Updates with Megan Long, Marketing & Private Events Manager at Bostonia Public House

    Episode 30: Restaurant Influencer Marketing, Holiday Season Strategies, and COVID Tips & Updates with Megan Long, Marketing & Private Events Manager at Bostonia Public House

    On this week's episode, Kate and Rachel are joined by Megan Long, Marketing & Private Events Manager at Bostonia Public House. When it comes to learning and sharing tips about restaurant social media marketing, Megan is your girl! On this episode, the ladies discuss partnering with restaurant influencers to drive social media engagement, creating holiday season specials, hosting events with COVID-19 regulations, and looking ahead to 2021 strategies. Not only is Megan's advice useful to the Boston based restaurant community, but to any restaurant looking to drive sales with new strategies during this time.

    Bostonia Public House:

    Website: https://bostoniapublichouse.com/

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bostoniapublichouse/

    • 47 min
    Episode 29: Creating a Pandemic Proof System with Boka Restaurant Group’s Director of Restaurant Event Sales, Arianna Favia

    Episode 29: Creating a Pandemic Proof System with Boka Restaurant Group’s Director of Restaurant Event Sales, Arianna Favia

    On this episode, Kate and Rachel sit down with Arianna Favia, Director of Restaurant Event Sales at Boka Restaurant Group in Chicago. Arianna and her team at Boka Restaurant Group have done a wonderful job pivoting throughout the pandemic, especially when it comes to starting a takeout program from scratch, working with local partners, and creating extremely unique virtual experiences. Arianna shares her experiences, wisdom, and tips on the episode, which are certain to assist and inspire any other event professionals listening! Boka Restaurant Group's locations include Boka, Momotaro, and Bellemore, among others.

    Check out Boka Restaurant Group's virtual experiences at https://www.bokagrp.com/experience

    • 39 min

Customer Reviews

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14 Ratings

14 Ratings

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Engaging and informative!

These gals immediately drew me in. Fascinating conversation and great tips! They have a great energy and love to hear their opinions and information. Made me want to try some sober-curious mocktails while dining alone

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