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Pulling Corks and Forks

Jul 22, 2021

On this episode Kurt talks about trying to make it in the big leagues, what he learned by bringing Smashburger and other concepts to Arizona, having fun and growing up in south Scottsdale, why he and friends bought Los Sombreros from the original owners, what makes Los Sombreros different than other Mexican restaurants,...

Jul 20, 2021

On this episode Chef Barr reveals his darkest days living on the streets of San Francisco, working his way around the SF restaurant scene to owning a successful catering company, relocating the family from SF to Scottsdale to open Gabriella's, what he looks for when hiring for his restaurant and more.

Jul 15, 2021

On this episode we chat about the exciting process of buying and opening a restaurant, his busy career as a restaurant broker, explaining the Birria craze, his first restaurant experience, and more!

Jul 13, 2021

On this episode I am joined at the table with the passionate plant-based food artist & author about going to plant-based lifestyle, her exciting work with Dr.  Andrew Weil & the NFL, how her successful career in marketing has helped her as a CEO, and more!

Jul 8, 2021

On this episode I speak with the co-owner of Hush Public House about the success of Hush, his soon-to-open new restaurant Aftermath, being a 5th generation Arizonan, his career and mentors in the Phoenix restaurant industry, and more!