service industry podcast

023 Joey & Peter – The Last Word

Yup, its just the guys again! Chatting about the coronavirus, hand-sanitizer, bidets, shitty managers, growling at each other and more. Joey makes a great cocktail and we debut our newest member at the end of the show!

022 Jacob Scott – Smoked Duck Manhattan

Jacob joins us this week to talk about the recent effects of COVID-19 on the service industry as well as sharing his tales and perspectives from both sides of the bar.

021 Scratch Distillery – Fremont Troll

This week we are on location at Scratch Distillery with the owners, Kim and Bryan. We chat it up about distillery life, legislation, guest stories and have a chocolate and whiskey pairing experience with Ben!

018 Joey B Sides – Rosita

This week we introduce our B sides! The extra conversations that didn’t make it the first time around. This B Side is all about aliens, ancient cultures and writing on coasters!

Video: Hot Buttered Rum-Cocktail Recipe

Our bartender Joey created the oh so amazing winter warmer, the Hot Buttered Rum. It is a very flavorful cocktail full of warming spices.

017 Joey & Peter – Hot Buttered Rum

It’s 2020! The guys are reflecting on 2019 and giving shout outs, talking about the mandalorian, customer stories, how grey goose is hyped and more.

Video: Shrub – Mocktail/Cocktail Recipe

Our bartender Joey created a mocktail for sober october! It is a shrub cocktail, meaning it is a concentrated syrup that combines fruit, sugar, and vinegar. It is a refreshing cocktail and you can make all different kinds of flavors you desire.

Video: Mojito – Cocktail Recipe

Joey makes the tasty mojito that most un-prepped bartenders hate to make!

Video: Moscow Mule – Cocktail Recipe

Joey makes the never failing Moscow Mule. A simple to make cocktail for all to enjoy.

016 Scotty Diaz – Stay Gold

Scotty is an award winning bartender and US Bacardi Legacy Finalist. He joins us this week for his stories of throw-up in the well and advice for those in and out of the service industry.

015 Peter Duane – Pete’s Penicillin

Peter Duane, the older than dirt, jack of all trades guy for the service industry is our guest this week! Former restaurant owner and inventor of “Pete’s Penicillin” will make your sides hurt with his Cock–tails.

014 Crystal Hall – Cosmopolitan

Crystal, a market manager for Iron Horse Brewery joins us this week! She has some fantastic stories from her side of the industry. So grab a cosmo and listen in!

013 Collin Sargent – Shrubs

After the drinks have been had, Collin is one Uber driver who makes sure you get home safely! He’s seen & dealt with it all from cheaters, puke, farts, creepy fares and more!

012 Troy Perdue – Red Wine (Part 2)

Part 2 with Troy! We continue our wine sipping over conversations of the service industry, steak sauce, sports and more!

011 Kaaren Droddy – Mojito

Hair stylist Kaaren joins us this week to talk about service industry similarities, stereotypes, deep cuts and tips as we sip on Mojitos and laugh at movie lines.

010 Troy Perdue – Red Wine (Part 1)

Troy, a Server in Colorado joins us this week! Pour a glass of red wine and listen to his tales of run-ins with the secret service, selling porterhouses for dessert and more!

009 Allan Mullen – Moscow Mule

Nightlife security host, Allan Mullen, joins us this week! His stories of battling brides and being big brother to the inebriated are sure to keep you on the edge of your seat.

008 Todd Hamm – MezcAperol Spritz

Bar manager now teacher Todd Hamm joins us this week! He made a twist on a cocktail and talks to us about aliens, tequila and life advice.

007 Joey & Peter – Negroni

The guys celebrate negrioni week by making the cocktail, listening to ducktales and chatting about some memorable service industry moments.

006 David Michaelis – Vodka Soda

Bartender Dave joins us this week with his perspective on the industry and talks with us about Vodka. Listen in and hear his motto: “Drink and Be Happy”.

005 Ben Brandt – Boilermaker

Lead line cook, Ben Brandt, joins us this week. Listen in as he tells stories from his least favorite dish to the seriousness of food allergies.

004 Travis Hill – Time Slip

Travis Hill is a current bartender by night. Listen in as he talks of his behind the bar stories, traveling and seeking out new cocktails.

003 Kelly Aaron – Margarita

We are graced with the presence of Kelly Aaron this week, a former bartender and shot girl. Hear her tales as we sip on Margaritas.

002 Rishaun Debro – Toronto

This week we create the Toronto cocktail and chat with Rishaun, a former bartender turned bud-tender and hear his stories.

001 Joey & Peter – Sazerac

Meet Joey and Peter – the bartenders who will take you behind the scenes of the service industry perspective and learn about the Sazerac Cocktail.

000 – Teaser

Life From The Well Episode 001: Sazerac drops in just a few days! Here’s a sample of what’s to come.