Podcast Summary (It's way better to listen)
What did you have for lunch today? How much did that meal cost?
In this episode reporter Robin Leeburn joins KERB’s traders to break down the true costs of putting together London’s finest street food menus. And even a burger ain’t just meat in a bun, just ask Craig Povoas at Burger and Beyond…
Experienced traders reveal the numbers behind the street food game – how the queues translate on the spreadsheet and why it’s vital to learn to love the spreadsheet and stay innovative as a fully fledged catering co: finding new venues, hitting the festival circuit and joining private events masters KERB to deliver on a grand scale.
And this week’s big interview guest is Emily Reynolds, co-founder of ramen sensation Tonkotsu. Emily reveals how early forays into sushi stumbled, before her and chef Ken Yamada kickstarted the ramen craze in the capital. For Emily, along with great food, you’ve got to focus on the financials to stay ahead in the high-cost, high-competition food game.
Project Sandwich’s Charlie Gilpin reveals the numbers you can achieve as a market trader and the importance of becoming a ‘catering company’. Recorded at KERB Kings Cross, Granary Square
Tony Solomon,co-owner of Anna Maes mac and cheese specialists with his partner Anna Clark, on staying nimble to keep afloat in the food scene. And why you shouldn’t take too many napkins… Interviewed at Box Park Shoreditch
Tonkotsu founder Emily Reynolds on costs, growth and survival in food, at Tonkotsu Soho
Joseph Stewart, chaneling Michael Jackson on Hungerford Bridge
Alexander Nye strumming the blues at Blackfriars Station
Bassonist Istvan Berta playing in the tunnel under Blackfriars Bridge
Harry Jay Steele improvising on guitar at Kings Cross Underground Station