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 83 – It’s a Sausage Fest!

Will Branch, co-owner of Corridor Sausage, joins us to talk about growing Corridor Sausage from farmer’s markets all the way to Kroger. Based out of Detroit, Corridor Sausage can...

Heard! Podcast – Episode 82 – Just Be Nice – A Discussion on Etiquette

Hospitality aficionado and bartender Joe Schubert joins us to discuss etiquette. From being a host to being a guest, we discuss the proper way to act in certain situations....

Heard! Podcast – Episode 81 – White Wolf is Coming

Chef Doran Brooks joins us to talk about White Wolf Japanese Patisserie, a Japanese bakery & coffee bar opening in Clawson some time in early 2019. White Wolf will...

Heard! Podcast – Episode 80 – Diamond Level Hospitality

Adam Merkel, chef/owner of Adam Merkel Restaurants, joins us to discuss his growing group of restaurants. Merkel started in Milford and is in the process of opening two new...

Heard! Podcast – Episode 79 – 70 Years Old and Still Growing

Megan Ackroyd, owner of Ackroyd’s Scottish Bakery, joins us to discuss the pros and cons of taking over her family business. Small business ownership brings with it certain types...

Heard! Podcast – Episode 78 – Teaching the Rising Stars

Chef Brandon Zarb joins us to discuss his recent transition from chef to educator. Brandon recently left an executive chef position to take on a role as an educator...

Heard! Podcast – Episode 77 – Hospitality for Employees

Hospitality Consultant Genevieve Jona joins us to discuss a range of issues from Lafayette Coney Island now accepting credit cards, operating as a cash only business, bar design and...

Heard! Podcast – Episode 75 – The Art of Bartending with Bartender At Large

This week we welcome Erick Castro aka @hungrybartender from the @bartenderatlarge team. We discuss his pop-up at Sugar House Detroit, the first iteration of his bartender documentary, his successful...

Heard! Podcast – Episode 75 – Simplifying Wine with Wine Folly

Madeline Puckette, co-founder of Wine Folly, joins us via phone to talk about her new book, Wine Folly: Magnum Edition: The Master Guide. If Wine Folly’s mission can be...