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Hospitality Offline

Hospitality Offline
Welcome to Hospitality Offline (in association with the UKBG & Monkey Shoulder), a podcast about the hospitality industry in light of Covid-19.


Every month, our host, Jake O’Brien Murphy, talks with bartenders, bar owners, brand ambassadors, and industry professionals to gather insight and tell the amazing stories from an industry in crisis.

Episode one:

Making Money in Lockdown

Making Money In Lockdown, shares the lessons and thoughts from the industry professionals who’ve pushed forward during these trying times.

Featuring leading lights:

Max Venning (owner-operator of Three Sheets and Shop Cuvèe, London), Simon Thompson (owner-operator of Present Company Liverpool), and Liana Oster (head bartender of Dante, NYC).

Episode two:

Time to Re-open

This month on Hospitality Offline our host Jake O’Brien Murphy travels around the UK to visit newly re-opened venues in London, Newcastle and Leeds, as well as Gisburn, host to the worlds first socially distanced festival to get a better understanding of the challenges facing businesses as they re-open after Covid-19.

Episode three:

Redundancy & Support

In this episode of Hospitality Offline, host Jake O’Brien Murphy talks to Declan McGurk, former head of bars for the Savoy Hotel, about how he dealt with the challenges of redundancy. The Drinks Trusts Ross Carter also joins Jake to discuss the resources and help available from the charity to those in the hospitality trade.

Available now on Spotify https://spoti.fi/3ex2JLG and iTunes https://apple.co/2OzOtHn


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