From trained chef to festival engineer, today’s guest on All in the Industry with Shari Bayer is Devin Padgett. Sharing his unique path to producing some of the country’s most notable food festivals like New York City Wine & Food Festival, South Beach Wine & Food Festival, as well as the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen, Devin shares the elements that ultimately made his first venture an inspiring, premiere event.  Currently, he’s the owner of devINC, a company of festival engineers, and relays what it was like putting on these big productions and learning as he went.  Tune in as Shari and Devin also discuss the breaking news of Danny Meyer eliminating tipping from his restaurants.

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