Profitable Hospitality Podcast
About This Show
Information and Interviews by Ken Burgin of ProfitableHospitality.com.au Focused on Restaurant & Hotel Management, Marketing & Cost Control. Tune in if you're the owner, manager or chef of a restaurant, cafe, hotel, club, bar or catering business.
Most Recent Episode
246: How Chefs Can Become Great Leaders
2 days ago
Kitchen work needs a lot of people for supplies, production, service and cleaning. Timing is critical and hierarchies are important – we need smart, experienced managers to create a profitable result. So what are the qualities kitchen leaders need for 2018? They’re very different to 10 years ago. Helping chefs to become great leaders is a passion for Chef Chris Hill, and the driving force for his book Making the Cut, and new book Lead Like a Chef. In this podcast, Ken Burgin talks with Chris about his 7 Dimensions of Chef Leadership, and how to apply them to industry challenges: attracting people to cooking careers, the shortage of women and people of colour in kitchen leadership, high stress and relationship breakdowns, substance abuse and addiction. It’s a challenging list, and Chris’s fresh take on leadership shows there is a way forward if modern leaders embrace new skills.