Steve Palmer + Shari Bayer at Charleston Wine + Food 2020
To kick off a day of programming that focused on building a sustainable lifestyle and finding balance in the hospitality industry, HRN’s Kat Johnson and Hannah Fordin led a conversation with Steve Palmer and our very own Shari Bayer who hosts All In The Industry. In addition to being the driving force behind Indigo Road Hospitality and leading a restaurant empire across the Southeast, Steve Palmer is also the co-founder of Ben’s Friends. Ben’s Friends is the food and beverage industry support group offering hope, fellowship, and a path forward to professionals who struggle with substance abuse and addiction. On this episode, we explore how every facet of the hospitality industry can work together to better support folks struggling with addiction and other mental health challenges, making the industry stronger and healthier for all involved.