The Barron Report
About This Show
Award-winning journalist, host, author and credited as the pioneer who coined the term "fast casual," Paul Barron's near three decades of leadership in the restaurant industry gives him the instinct, expertise, and ability to pinpoint the birth of food revolution right where it happens. You won't want to miss the food for thought he dishes out on The Barron Report.
The restaurant industry isn't just the business of food. It's a cross-functioning, multivariate entity that touches almost every industry — after all, everyone needs to eat. So, why not learn from the greats from all businesses? Connect the dots, read between the lines, build innovative strategies, become a thought leader, get the inside scoop on trends and open your eyes to the full vision of restaurant and hospitality with The Barron Report.Read more »
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26 Serenbe: The Utopian Community Balancing Development with Green Space
7 days ago
On this episode of The Barron Report, brought to you by Off-Premise Insights, Paul talks to a different type of hospitality professional. Steve Nygren is the founder of Serenbe, a community that has been described as a “Utopian experiment.” Nygren comes from the restaurant and hospitality industry, boasting experience with Stouffers Hotels and later opening more than 30 restaurants under his own name.
The idea for Serenbe came after Nygren moved his family to a multi-acre farm. Fearing serious development by a neighbor, Nygren began buying up land around his plot to ensure his green space would remain. The idea evolved to create a development in which 70% of the space would be reserved for green space, rather than conforming to the current models of urban sprawl.Read more »