On today's episode of All in the Industry®, host Shari Bayer is joined by one of the nation's most prolific restaurateurs, Donnie Madia, Managing Partner and Owner of One Off Hospitality Group, which he manages with his business partner Executive Chef Paul Kahan. One Off's restaurants include Blackbird (currently celebrating its 20th Anniversary), avec, The Publican, The Violet Hour, Big Star, Publican Quality Meats, Dove’s Luncheonette, Publican Quality Bread, Publican Tavern O’Hare and Anker. Among the city’s most acclaimed restaurateurs, Chicago-born Donnie has mastered the art of collaboration to execute his unerring instincts for style, atmosphere and hospitality. His unique blend of visionary inspiration, attention to detail and sense of unlimited possibilities informs all he touches. He has received numerous James Beard Awards, including Outstanding Restaurateur in 2015. Today's show also features Shari's PR tip, Speed Round, Interview from Skift Restaurant Forum with Kristen Hawley, Senior Restaurant Editor of Skift Table; and Solo Dining experience at David Bouley's Bouley at Home in NYC. Listen at Heritage Radio Network. Subscribe/rate/review our show at iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. Follow us @allindustry #allintheindustry.


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