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Shari Bayer of Bayer Public Relations explores behind-the-scenes talent within the hospitality industry. Experienced restaurant and hospitality professionals reveal their stories and expertise through a lively and reflective conversation about the industry. Shari also adds speed round games, solo dining stories, PR tips, and current event discussions into the mix, rounding out each episode with a question from the current guest to the next, tying the entire series together.

Shari Bayer of Bayer Public Relations explores behind-the-scenes talent within the hospitality industry. Experienced restaurant and hospitality professionals reveal their stories and expertise through a lively and reflective conversation about the industry. Shari also adds speed round games, solo dining stories, PR tips, and current event discussions into the mix, rounding out each episode with a question from the current guest to the next, tying the entire series together.

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United States

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Food

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Shari Bayer of Bayer Public Relations explores behind-the-scenes talent within the hospitality industry. Experienced restaurant and hospitality professionals reveal their stories and expertise through a lively and reflective conversation about the industry. Shari also adds speed round games, solo dining stories, PR tips, and current event discussions into the mix, rounding out each episode with a question from the current guest to the next, tying the entire series together.

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@AllIndustry

Language:

English


Episodes

Dan Richer, Razza

8/10/2022
On today's episode of All in the Industry®, Shari Bayer's guest is Dan Richer, chef and owner of Razza Pizza Artigianale in Jersey City, NJ, his American artisanal pizza restaurant featuring wood fired pizza, where we on location! At Razza, Dan and his team aspire to the Italian way of cooking and eating, where location and seasonality dictate ingredients, with the ultimate goal of serving the best pizza possible. Razza received a 3-star review in The New York Times in 2017, and in 2019, was...

Duration:00:48:19

"On the Road" at the 2022 Food & Wine Classic in Aspen

7/21/2022
On today's episode of All in the Industry®, Shari Bayer has a special “On the Road” show from the 2022 Food & Wine Classic in Aspen, which took place from June 17-19. Shari's coverage includes interviews with Bobby Stuckey (Frasca Hospitality Group, Boulder, Colorado), Adrienne Cheatham (Sunday Best, NYC), Yannick Benjamin (Contento, NYC), Ouita Michel (Holly Hill, Midway, Kentucky), Rachael Liggett-Draper and Colton Black (The Little Nell, Aspen, CO.), plus, an exclusive "HRN on Tour" show...

Duration:01:13:16

"On the Road" at the 2022 James Beard Awards in Chicago

7/13/2022
On today's episode of All in the Industry®, Shari Bayer has a special “On the Road” show from the 2022 James Beard Awards in Chicago, which took place from June 11-13 in Chicago, IL. Shari's coverage includes her exclusive red carpet interviews with nominees and presenters at the Chef and Restaurant Awards at the Lyric Opera House, with a bit of our Speed Round game too! Plus, Shari has interviews with some of the winners during the awards ceremony and celebration (listed below)....

Duration:01:05:55

Gail Simmons

7/6/2022
On today's episode of All in the Industry®, Shari Bayer's guest is Gail Simmons, a trained culinary expert, food writer, cookbook author, and TV personality. Since the show’s inception in 2006, Gail has lent her expertise as a permanent judge on BRAVO’s Emmy and James Beard Award-winning series Top Chef, now in its 19th successful season. She is a co-host of the new daily syndicated series, The Good Dish; and most recently was host of Top Chef Amateurs, as well as Iron Chef Canada. From 2004...

Duration:01:07:45

Suzanne Barr, My Ackee Tree

6/22/2022
On today's episode of All in the Industry®, Shari Bayer's guest is Suzanne Barr, a chef, restaurateur, and advocate for marginalized people in the food industry. Suzanne is based in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, and has a new book, My Ackee Tree, A Chef’s Memoir of Finding Home in the Kitchen (out 4/5/22), which is a memoir (with recipes!) Suzanne is one of Canada’s most respected chefs, with a flair for fresh comfort food. She was previously the Head Chef and a partner at True True Diner in Toronto,...

Duration:00:59:27

Ayesha Nurdjaja, Shuka & Shukette, The Bowery Group

6/8/2022
On today's episode of All in the Industry®, Shari Bayer's guest is Ayesha Nurdjaja, executive chef and partner at Shuka and Shukette in NYC, and Culinary Director of The Bowery Group. We are on-location at Shukette, Ayesha’s neighborhood restaurant in Chelsea, which focuses on locally sourced and sustainable Middle Eastern food, and the sequel to Shuka, which she opened in Soho in 2015 with owners Vicki Freeman and Marc Meyer, and earned a devoted following for her vibrant Eastern...

Duration:00:55:35

Dan Ryan, Defining Hospitality

5/18/2022
On today's episode of All in the Industry®, Shari Bayer's guest is Dan Ryan, founder and CEO of Agency 967, a company that provides the best furniture solutions to the top hotels in the world. Dan has worked in all facets of the hospitality industry, including design, purchasing, and manufacturing since age 19. Dan is also the host of Defining Hospitality podcast. Dan loves what he does and is as passionate about his work today as he was when he first started. He takes great pleasure in...

Duration:00:55:20

Hallie Meyer, Caffe Panna

5/4/2022
On today's episode of All in the Industry®, Shari Bayer is back at Heritage Radio Network's studio in Brooklyn, and her guest is Hallie Meyer, founder and owner of Caffè Panna, an Italian inspired ice cream and coffee shop in NYC’s Gramercy neighborhood. Before opening the shop, Hallie worked in savory kitchens stateside and in Italy, and in one of Rome's most beloved gelaterias. She began making and selling her own ice cream in 2018 through popups in the South Bronx, while serving with...

Duration:00:53:16

Laura Lashley, Diageo

4/14/2022
On today's episode of All in the Industry®, Shari Bayer's guest is Laura Lashley, the National On-Premise Manager for Diageo Non-Alc, where she leads the brand’s training and advocacy programs in the US. Laura began her career in drinks working in NYC bars, notably as the Head Bartender and Bar Manager at Avroko’s Madam Geneva, as well as Bar Manager at The Breslin and Ace Hotel Lobby Bar. She has been ‘sowing the seeds’ with the Seedlip team in the States for nearly four years, and enjoys...

Duration:00:55:58

Hillary Sterling, Ci Siamo

4/6/2022
On today's episode of All in the Industry®, Shari Bayer's guest is Hillary Sterling, Executive Chef at Ci Siamo, which is part of Danny Meyer's Union Square Hospitality Group, and we are on-location at her restaurant, located in Manhattan West, NYC. Born and raised in Brooklyn, Hillary first felt the pull of the industry as a teenager bussing tables during summers in Montauk, NY. Her career has since led her through NYC kitchens, including Bobby Flay’s Mesa Grill, as well as Bolo; plus, Lupa...

Duration:00:45:26

Allen Salkin

3/30/2022
On today's episode of All in the Industry®, Shari Bayer's guest is Allen Salkin, a world-renowned writer on politics, culture and trends. Allen is the author, or co-author, of three books, including From Scratch: The Uncensored History of the Food Network (2013), and he’s the reporter behind numerous memorable articles in major newspapers and magazines, as well as a frequent guest on news programs and in documentaries. Allen’s cover article in the December 2016 issue of Vanity Fair, “From...

Duration:00:57:57

Timon Balloo

3/23/2022
On today's episode of All in the Industry®, Shari Bayer's guest is Timon Balloo, a South Florida-based chef and owner of The Katherine, Mrs. Balloo, and Balloo Wallah. Timon, who was born to Chinese and Trinidadian parents, made his mark as Chef and Partner of SUGARCANE Raw Bar Grill, earning numerous accolades including "Best New Restaurant," and Timon was dubbed "Best Up-and-Coming Chef" by Miami New Times and "Chef of the Year" by Eater shortly after its debut in 2010. Since then, the...

Duration:00:55:02

Lynn House, Heaven Hill Brands

3/16/2022
On today's episode of All in the Industry®, Shari Bayer's guest is Lynn House, National Spirits Specialist and Portfolio Mixologist for Heaven Hill Brands, a role she’s been at since 2019. Lynn has had a long and extensive career in the beverage industry. Her previous roles at Heaven Hill include National Brand Educator and National PAMA Brand Ambassador. She was a 2019 National Finalist for Best American Bar Mentor at the Tales of the Cocktail Spirited Awards, as well as a 2017 and 2018 top...

Duration:00:51:46

Joanna James, MAPP; A Fine Line

3/9/2022
On today's episode of All in the Industry®, Shari Bayer's guest is Joanna James, Founder & CEO of MAPP (Mentorship, Advocacy, Pandemic relief, and the Power of women), a non-profit supporting women-led food organizations, empowering women to lead through mentorship and advocacy, which is having its first MAPP Restaurant Reset conference in South Florida from April 24-26. Joanna is also a first-time Film Director of A Fine Line – Vanity Fair’s Best Documentary – focusing on a woman’s place in...

Duration:00:54:31

Zod Arifai, Wicked Jane

2/23/2022
On today's episode of All in the Industry®, Shari Bayer's guest is Zod Arifai, Chef/Owner of Wicked Jane, his first NYC restaurant located in Manhattan’s Greenwich Village, featuring Modern American cuisine with a tasting menu and a la carte options. A veteran of several top New Jersey restaurants, Zod has been leading highly regarded kitchens for over twenty years. He most recently was the consulting chef and partner at The Duke and Elephant in Bridgewater, NJ. Wicked Jane is an...

Duration:00:57:16

Jim Meehan, Mixography

2/16/2022
On today's episode of All in the Industry®, Shari Bayer's guest is Jim Meehan, bartender, journalist, and author of The PDT Cocktail Book and Meehan’s Bartender Manual, who has worked in nearly every capacity of the hospitality business for the latter half of his 40 years on the planet. A Chicago area native schooled in Wisconsin who achieved acclaim for his work behind bars in New York City, he now spends almost as much time on the road at trade shows and trainings as at home in Portland,...

Duration:00:58:52

Ariel Palitz, Office of Nightlife, NYC Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment

2/9/2022
On today's episode of All in the Industry®, Shari Bayer's guest is Ariel Palitz, Senior Executive Director, Office of Nightlife, NYC Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment, and the first-ever appointed in this position. A lifelong New Yorker and nightlife professional, Ariel came to the role with deep experience in both nightlife and community building. She previously owned and operated Sutra Lounge, a nightclub on Manhattan’s Lower East Side, for ten years. She also served on Manhattan...

Duration:00:56:09

Beatrice Stein, Beatrice Stein Hospitality Consulting; Hospitality Pathways

1/26/2022
On today's episode of All in the Industry®, Shari Bayer's guest is Beatrice Stein, Founder and CEO of Beatrice Stein Hospitality Consulting; and Founder and Program Director of Hospitality Pathways, training the next generation of hospitality professionals. A New York City-based restaurant consultant and strategist with decades of training and development experience, Beatrice’s mission has been to deliver high-quality training programs that empower clients to reach the highest level of...

Duration:00:49:24

Claudine Pépin and Rollie Wesen, Jacques Pépin Foundation

1/20/2022
On today's episode of All in the Industry®, Shari Bayer's guests are Claudine Pépin, co-founder and President of the Jacques Pépin Foundation, and the only daughter of iconic chef, TV host and cookbook author Jacques Pépin; and Rollie Wesen, co-founder and Executive Director of the Jacques Pépin Foundation and the husband of Claudine Pépin. In 2016, Claudine and Rollie created the Jacques Pépin Foundation, supporting culinary and life skills training for individuals with barriers to...

Duration:01:01:36

Mickey Bakst and Steve Palmer, Ben's Friends

1/12/2022
On today's episode of All in the Industry®, Shari Bayer's guests are Mickey Bakst and Steve Palmer, co-founders of Ben’s Friends, a national support group for members of the hospitality industry struggling with substance abuse and addiction. Mickey, who also serves as the Executive Director of Ben’s Friends, has earned the title of maître d, foodie, fundraiser, philanthropist, career restaurateur, mentor, and Charleston ambassador. He most recently and notably was the General Manager of...

Duration:00:53:10