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The Tastemakers podcast is a behind the scenes look at the marketing of food and restaurants. We’re talking to people in the business of selling food including founders, marketers, chefs, investors, technologists and data analysts to find out how they do their part creating experiences that their customers love. We're brought to you by Plein Air, the agency that helps brands grow through connected, shareable and useful customer experiences.
||CleanEpisode 21 - Heartland Commerce - Christopher Sebes||This is a conversation with Christopher Sebes. Christopher had a massive career in hotels and restaurants before finding his way into restaurant technology. He is now the President of Heartland Commerce which is one of the largest restaurant POS...||6/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 20 - Huddle House - Michael Abt||This is a conversation with Michael Abt. Michael grew up on the franchise side of the business, working his way up through the ranks at the largest franchisee in the Arby’s system. He then went to the corporate side at Arby’s as the SVP of...||5/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 19 - WhatsBusy - Jordan Thaeler||This is a conversation with Jordan Thaeler. Jordan is the co-founder of WhatsBusy, a data science company for restaurants and retailers that he launched in 2011. I met Jordan through a site he created called Reforming Retail. It’s one of the most...||5/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 18 - Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt - Geoff Goodman||This is a conversation with Geoff Goodman. Geoff has been in the cravings business for nearly 20 years, including leadership roles at Bruster’s Ice Cream, Rita’s Italian Ice and Cici’s Pizza. He is now the President of Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt....||5/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 17 - Fishbowl - Mike Lukianoff||This is a conversation with Mike Lukianoff. Mike founded Czar Metrics in 2009, which focused on analytics for restaurants and retailers. In 2015, the company joined forces with Fishbowl. Mike now leads their analytics practice. Fishbowl now serves...||5/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 16 - Bennigan's - Paul Mangiamele||This is a conversation with Paul Mangiamele. Paul is a former boxer who trained under the legendary boxing coach Cus D’amato. He’s spent over 30 years in restaurant and hospitality, having held the CEO role at Salsarita’s Fresh Cantina and...||5/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 15 - ClusterTruck - Chris Baggott||This is a conversation with Chris Baggott. Chris went from technology marketer to dry cleaner to entrepreneur to farmer to restaurateur. He is the co-founder of ExactTarget, which he sold to Salesforce, and the co-founder of Compendium, which sold to...||4/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 14 - Zoes Kitchen & Veggie Grill - Greg Dollarhyde||Next on the Tastemakers pod, a conversation with Greg Dollarhyde. Greg is the Executive Chairman and former CEO of Zoes Kitchen. Before that, he was the CEO of Veggie Grill and Baja Fresh Mexican Grill. He has also been the chairman of Riot Games,...||4/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 13 - Toast - Chris Comparato||A conversation with Chris Comparato, CEO of Toast||4/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 12 - Bloomin' Brands - Chris Brandt||Tastemakers with Chris Brandt of Bloomin' Brands||3/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 11 - Mooyah Burgers - Michael Mabry||This is a conversation with Michael Mabry, COO of Mooyah Burgers||3/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 10 - Olo - Marty Hahnfeld||This is a conversation with Marty Hahnfeld from Olo||3/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 9 - Arby's - Rob Lynch||This is a conversation with Rob Lynch.||3/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 8 - DMK Restaurants - David Morton||This is a conversation with David Morton of DMK Restaurants||3/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 7 - Long John Silver's & Ruth's Chris - Tony Lavely||This is a conversation with Tony Lavely. He has been the CMO of some of the largest restaurant and QSR brands in the US including Burger King, Domino’s, Long John Silver’s, Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse, Church’s Chicken and Friendly’s Ice Cream....||2/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 6 - Marketing Vitals - Rom Krupp||‘This is a conversation with Rom Krupp. Rom spent…||2/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5 - What Great Brands Do - Denise Lee Yohn||This is a conversation with Denise Lee Yohn. She …||2/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4 - East Hampton Sandwich Company - Kyle Brooks||This is a conversation with Kyle Brooks, the Pres…||2/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3 - League of Kitchens - Lisa Gross||This is a conversation with Lisa Gross, the found…||1/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2 - Cane Rosso - Jay Jerrier||This is a conversation with the founder of Cane R…||1/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 1 - Snap Kitchen - Tressie Lieberman||This is a conversation with the CMO of Snap Kitch…||1/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
a fresh take on food
interview-style podcast with restauranteurs, marketers, and pioneers in the industry. i especially loved the interview with Lisa Gross of the League of Kitchens. it's fascinating to hear about how identity and food are intertwined, what works when building a brand, and how food creates community.
This is wonderful! It's interesting and eye-opening hearing this side of the food/restaurant business. Great job!
Good questions and even better access to thought leaders