Media: Restaurant Podcasts

Podcasts are significant because it opens access to radio shows and restaurant industry content that were only available locally. This is a new and interesting media resource for restauranteurs in a portable format. You can download the show and listen to it in the car, during lunch, or in the gym. Also, these podcasts are also marketing vehicles for restaurants and related businesses.

NRN Podcast Central (created by Nation’s Restaurant News)
“Foodservice News Delivered in Fresh New Ways”

Podcast Grill
“Where restaurant meets business – trends, expert interviews and more to make your restaurant more profitable than ever”

Pizza Radio
“Pizza Radio is your source for sound bytes from pizza experts.”

The Restaurant Guys

“Co-hosts Francis Schott and Mark Pascal—who own Stage Left Restaurant in New Brunswick, NJ—have interviewed food luminaries like Gourmet editor-in-chief Ruth Reichl and chef Charlie Palmer in between other animated discussions. Their podcasts are adaptations of three 40-minute episodes from their radioshow on WCTC-1450 AM.”

BarServ’s Raising the Bar on Service
“Raising the Bar” tackles a variety of topics relevant to the hospitality service industry and occasionally features high-profile industry guests from the Dallas-Fort Worth area. The program will offer insightful ideas to empower hotel, restaurant and bar owners and managers to improve service and increase profitability.

Bob Lape’s Dining Diary
“Bob Lape is a well-known broadcast journalist, writer, restaurant reviewer, and food critic. His food column in Crain’s New York and Dining Diary broadcast on WCBS focuses on general lifestyle subjects, travel, categories of wine, and fine dining.”

Pat Whitley Restaurant Show
“Today, the Pat Whitley Restaurant Show has become a “Sunday Morning Ritual” in New England, right up there with reading the Sunday paper and going out for Sunday Brunch. For almost three decades the show has been perfected to a fine art!”

On the Rail
“News and stories from ONTHERAIL.com, the place to find stories and news from the trenches of the restaurant industry.” The site also has a nice directory of other restaurant radio shows (click here)

More restaurant related podcasts can be found searching for keywords in these podcast directories:
Podcast Alley
Yahoo! Podcast
via Itunes Directory

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