Podcast: Cheetie Kumar is a rockstar in every sense of the word.

Photo of Cheetie by Stacey Sprenz What do a rock band member, a bar owner, a music venue owner, and a restaurant owner have in common? Cheetie Kumar, that’s what. Cheetie balances all of those things, and somehow does a great job all the way around. Several years ago, we spoke specifically about Garland, her […]

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Listen to Wil from Schedulefly talk about the importance of nailing the basics

Wil recently recorded a few thoughts about the importance of consistently nailing the basics. Honestly, this topic is relevant to just about everything in life – health, parenting, business etc. But in this case – Wil shares a story about how dropping the ball on the basics (and focusing on growth) caused a great local […]

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Podcast: Amy Usefara of Chow Daddy’s and Truffles shares her story

Amy has worked her way up from server to bartender to manager to GM. She talks about having a strong work ethic, learning something new every day, building a grey team, following her owner’s lead, and why she loves what she does every day. Enjoy… You can listen here, or search “Restaurant Owners Uncorked” on […]

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An update for our amazing customers

Schedulefly Members, First, thank you for being our customers. Y’all are awesome people who run amazing restaurants, and we’re very proud to serve you.  Since we started in 2007 we’ve learned a lot from you through our everyday interactions with you and through our films/books/podcasts. You are focused on building institutions in your cities and […]

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Podcast: Provision Concepts GM Justin McCrary shares his love of hospitality

Justin McCrary has been in the restaurant business since 1999, and with the team at Provision Concepts since it was formed in 2014. He told a great story about the importance of not burning bridges, and we got into his love of teaching/coaching, the value of building relationships with guests, his strengths/weaknesses, and what he […]

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Podcast: Callie France of Sweet Cow Ice Cream shares her joy for her work

Callie is a young shift leader at Sweet Cow Ice Cream in Louisville, CO. Sweet Cow owners Drew and Ross were on the podcast recently, and spoke very highly of their incredible staff. When you listen to Callie talk about what she does and why she has so much fun doing it, you’ll know why […]

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Podcast: Chef de Cuisine John Patterson talks controlled chaos, family, and the daily life of a corporate chef

John has been in the restaurant business most of his life. He talked about what fuels his passion for the business, being an introvert in the restaurant business, managing controlled chaos, the family environment at his restaurant group, Provision Concepts, and the daily life of a corporate chef. John is a positive dude who clearly […]

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Podcast – Tap + Table Executive Chef Brian Jenzer shares his story

California native Brian Jenzer has cooked at places all over the world, and today is the Executive Chef at Tap + Table in Raleigh, NC. We talked about everything from the value of culinary school (he went to one) to his management philosophies to the importance of starting at the bottom and working you way […]

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Podcast – Renee Newton: Chemist, Distiller, Bar Manager at Montanya Distillers

Renee Newton graduated with a degree in biology and chemistry, came to Crested Butte to work for the Rocky Mountain Biological Labs, had an opportunity to become a distiller at Montanya Distillers, and now is the bar manager and head of special events. She’s a diverse, genuine, fun person who you’d love to have on […]

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Podcast – Chai Pani Bartender/Server Carmelo Pampillonio talks mind blasting customers and a team that’s like family

Carmelo has been in the restaurant business since he was fifteen years old. An artist and an active non-profit volunteer, Carmelo has thrived in the family environment at Chai Pani and has learned how to make special connections with customers and provide them “wow” experiences. You can listen here, or search “Restaurant Owners Uncorked” on […]

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