Kitchen Sync | Talk Show: 016

Show Notes:

What a great response to episode 015. George the Poet retweeted my little mention of his amazing podcast and The Savoy Hotel responded with thanks for the mention. Great service as always.

This Show is dedicated to my Dad - Happy Father’s Day.. the reading of John D. Sheridan’s ‘A man with a pint’ is for you. Enjoy!

Tom Kilroy… a ‘pint man’ if ever there was one.

Tom Kilroy… a ‘pint man’ if ever there was one.

In this episode we explore some of the following topics:

Two great Podcasts you should subscribe to right now:

  • The Chernobyl Podcast - The official podcast of the miniseries Chernobyl , from HBO and Sky. Watch the series while you can… it os both horrifying and compeeling in equal measure

  • Humans in Hospitality - founder and presenter Mark Cribb wants to tip the balance back in favour of the independent businesses.

Articles featured this week:

Men’s Health Week (3 articles related to stress management…)

Psychology shows it’s a big mistake to base our self-worth on our professional achievements - Emily Esfahani Smith (author of “The Power of Meaning: Crafting a Life that Matters) writes in

Secret Ingredient for Success - By Camille Sweeney and Josh Gosfield, New York Times

How to cope with email overload - some great tips from Matthew Wall, Technology of Business editor, BBC

Industry Pulse:

Patisserie Valerie ex-chair says he was tricked by false picture of company’s health - interview of the entrepreneur Luke Johnson by Zoe Wood in The Guardian

PizzaExpress suffers £55m loss amid casual dining crunch - Sophie Witts, Big Hospitality

American barbecue restaurant Pitt Cue closes; Foxlow restaurants to close;

Customer Hearts and Minds

How Rainy Day Blues Affect Restaurant Ratings - Leslie Wu, Forbes Magazine

Why restaurants need to stop the upbeat interrogation - a great piece of social commentary by Tony Naylor writing for Big Hospitality

The Italian Job 50th Anniversary Celebrations at Royal Lancaster London - Hospitality and Catering News

Biz Development:

Stop Doing Stupid Sh*t: 18 Outdated Sales Tactics to Abandon in 2019 - blog post by Dan Tyre for Hubspot