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 86 – Hospitality Through Chartreuse Colored Glasses

Sandy Levine, owner of The Oakland Art Novelty Company and Chartreuse Kitchen & Cocktails, sits down with Joe to discuss how things have changed since opening The Oakland. From...

Heard! Podcast – Episode 85 – It’s not Easy being Cheesy

Zach Berg, owner of Mongers’ Provisions in Ferndale and (soon to be) Detroit, talks the world and history of cheese with us. Cheese is widely consumed, often times as...

Heard! Podcast – Episode 84 – Have No Fear, MyThy is Here!

MyThy Huynh, also known as @MightyintheMitten on Instagram, joins us to discuss her very popular Instagram account and her upcoming kitchen takeover at Hazel Park’s Mabel Gray. We offer...

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...