Heard Podcast!

Heard! Podcast

Heard! is a food, beverage, and hospitality podcast featuring interviews with leading industry professionals at the local and national level.  The concept is a Detroit based collaboration between the Detroit Optimist Society, the Hungry Dudes, and NickDrinks.com.  Please check us out online at www.heardpodcast.com to listen in and learn more about the guys.  Cheers!


All Episodes

Heard Podcast, Episode 32 – Boubon Heritage Month Series – Drinking Bourbon with Best In Bourbon

Ben Jones, creator of BestinBourbon.com, joins us to talk about the fascinating life of being a bourbon influencer on Instagram. We sip on some incredible barrel strength bourbons and...

Heard Podcast, Episode 31: Bourbon Heritage Month Series: Bourbon, Whisky, and Aquavit – Oh My!

Kyle VanStrien, owner of Long Road Distillers in Grand Rapids, joins us to continue our Bourbon Heritage Month coverage. We don’t talk about bourbon too much, though, because Kyle...

Heard Podcast, Episode 30 – Bourbon Heritage Month – Detroit City Distillery’s Butcher’s Cut Bourbon

Michael Forsythe, one of the owners of Detroit City Distillery, joins us to kick off our Bourbon Heritage Month coverage. Detroit City Distillery recently released Butcher’s Cut Bourbon. We...

Heard Podcast, Episode 29 – Hospitality inside the Trumbull and Porter Hotel

Dustin Walker, food and beverage director at Trumbull and Porter Hotel, joins us to talk about his experience working at this historic Detroit hotel. Going from hired to training...

Heard Podcast, Episode 28 Will Detroit Hospitality Blossom at Prime & Proper?

Liz Martinez, sommelier of the soon to be open luxury steakhouse Prime & Proper, joins us to talk about her style of hospitality, how she writes a wine list,...

Heard Podcast, Episode 27 Interviewing the Interviewer

Hillary Sawchuk, creator and host of A Drink With, joins us to discuss how her desire to have a drink with industry leaders turned into a successful website, video...

Heard Podcast, Episode 26 – Discussing the Detroit Pastry Scene

Ben Robison, pastry chef of Bistro 82 and The Morrie, joins us to talk about the burgeoning Detroit pastry scene. We discuss his path to becoming head pastry chef...

Heard Podcast, Episode 25 Going from Pop Up to Permanent

Jesse Knott (a/k/a CorktownJesse), former executive chef at Standby, joins us to discuss his move from Standby to a new food cart that will be in The Belt Alley....