Join us for another series of podcasts exploring every aspect of running a pub to help you grow your business and, ultimately, boost the bottom line, featuring some of 2023’s best pub operators! Fill your ears with advice, tips and ideas from some of the best pub operators in the business with this podcast series for publicans from Zonal and the British Institute of Innkeeping.
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Episode 9 - Keris De Villiers, The Pig & Whistle
In this episode of the Pioneering Pub People Podcast, we’re joined by Licensee of the Year Award 2023 Finalist Keris De Villiers to explore what makes her pubs so great – from sustainability, to putting together, managing and developing a great team, and sponsoring local sports teams!
Episode 8 - Ollie Coulombeau, The Turk's Head
In this episode of the Pioneering Pub People Podcast, Molly is joined by Licensee of the Year Award 2023 finalist Ollie Coulombeau of The Turk’s Head in Twickenham to talk through what makes his pub such a success! From the differences in managing different customer-bases between locals and visitors for Twickenham Rugby, to his career in hospitality, developing his team and what’s in store for the coming years!
Episode 7 - Michelle Gilmour, The Old Windmill
In the second episode of our Pioneering Pub People 2023 podcast series in partnership with the BII, Molly is joined by 2023 Licensee of the Year Award finalist Michelle Gilmour of The Old Windmill in Coventry to talk about how she got started in the industry, what keeps people coming back to The Old Windmill, her approach to managing staff, and the challenge of keeping hungry customers in-venue whilst still remaining a wet-led pub.
Episode 6 - Joe Buckley and Flo Pearce, The Tollemache Arms
In the first episode of our Pioneering Pub People 2023 podcast series in partnership with the BII, we sit down with this year’s BII Licensee of the Year champions – Joe and Flo from The Tollemache Arms – to talk about all things Tolly. From Tolly Fest and running effective pub marketing campaigns, to sharing their experience entering the BII Licensee of the Year Award for a second year running, discover what makes The Tolly the hub of the local community.