On today's episode of All in the Industry®, Shari Bayer is back at our studio in Brooklyn with her guest Adam Riess, owner of Adam Riess Co, who has more than 35 years of experience in the restaurant industry from dishwashing to partnerships, ownership, investments and consulting. Among his roles, Adam worked for Union Square Hospitality Group for seven years through 2010, before working for himself (ProCIBO) and managing restaurant openings, including North End Grill, Alder, Giovani Rana and Marta. His focus now at Adam Riess Co is strategic financial consulting, business plans, openings, industry investments and occasional teaching gigs. His most recent opening was Stretch Pizza and current clients include Blue Hill at Stone Barns Center and Caffe Panna. Adam is a partner at Itani Ramen and Yonsei Handrolls, both in Oakland, CA, as well as at Kru, a Thai restaurant in Brooklyn, NY, and Board Treasurer at Heritage Radio Network.
** Content Warning: today's show includes a brief discussion about suicide and mental health. Some mental health resources for the hospitality industry and beyond include The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline (988lifeline.org), Restaurant After Hours (restaurantafterhours.org), and Southern Smoke Foundation (SouthernSmoke.org). **
Today's show also features Shari's PR tip to be strategic; Industry News Discussion on The New York Times' The Restaurant List 2023 -- 50 places in the US to be excited about; plus, Shari's Solo Dining experience at Miss Kim in Ann Arbor, MI, a Korean restaurant led by Chef Ji Hye Kim that is part of Zingerman's Community of Businesses; and the final question. Listen at Heritage Radio Network; subscribe/rate/review our show at Apple Podcasts, Stitcher or Spotify. Follow us @allindustry. Thanks for being a part of All in the Industry®.
** Check out Shari's new book, CHEFWISE – Life Lessons from Leading Chefs Around the World (Phaidon, Spring 2023), now available at Phaidon.com, Amazon.com and wherever books are sold! #chefwisebook **
Listen at Heritage Radio Network; subscribe/rate/review our show at iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. Follow us @allindustry. Thanks for being a part of All in the Industry®.
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