Episode 1

The Restaurant Reality

Featuring Seanéen Sullivan of L. Mulligan Grocer and “The Restaurant Doctor” Patrick O’Reilly, this episode focuses on the ups and downs involved in running a restaurant and how to keep them going. Patrick and Seaneen have a wealth of experience in the industry and speak candidly about their careers in the restaurant game.

Episode overview:

  • 0:01 – Intro
  • 5:15 – Preconceptions of the industry
  • 11:00 – San Pelligrino
  • 12:20 – Is passion enough?
  • 17:55 – Outliers
  • 21:40 – Local Sourcing
  • 22:10 – Cost of opening
  • 45:20 – Disco Restaurants
  • 60:00 – Feedback and “the social media”
  • 73:30 – Blank Canvas Bistro
01 Jul 2014