Sinopsis

Hugh Kruzel's program "Eat This! Drink That!" visits Golden Grain bakery. This 3rd generation bakery is a local icon and destination for residents and visitors alike.

Episodios

  • Baby and Toddler food by Fragola

    Baby and Toddler food by Fragola

    04/06/2020 Duración: 27min

    Augustina Valenza CEO of Fragola Baby and Toddler Food describes her entrepreneurial journey.  Mouth watering options introduce flavours and textures in nourishing combinations at the right time for your child.  Brain food, body food this is not just time saving, but the home delivered packaging is reusable. Recorded in April 2020 this episode is part of an exploration of the impacts of SARS-CoV-2 on business, individuals, families, and communities.   

  • Canadian Explorer Adam Shoalts on traversing the Arctic and readying for the next adventure

    Canadian Explorer Adam Shoalts on traversing the Arctic and readying for the next adventure

    03/06/2020 Duración: 27min

    In the vastness of that which is the Canadian Arctic a lone figure canoes and portages west to east.  Read his best selling book "Beyond the Trees" or download and watch the 4 month journey.  Fraught with contrary winds, hordes of biting insects, and the horizon to horizon daylight Adam shares stories - challenges and awe - on this episode of QoL.  

  • QoL asks Jeff MacIntyre what does marketing really do for quality of life?

    QoL asks Jeff MacIntyre "what does marketing really do for quality of life?"

    03/06/2020 Duración: 27min

    Marketing; we love it, we hate it.  But at its core it connects you with goods and ideas, and those offering with an audience.  Jeff MacIntyre has a wealth of knowledge and practical experience in helping retailers and regions share their story.  He talks about how downtown districts can revitalize by showcasing their uniqueness.  Naturally we do back and forth on restaurants and destinations.  Formerly of Fuel Media and now with Marketing Hounds he also has devoted time to his role as Chair - and now past Chair - Downtown Sudbury.

  • QoL talks with David St. George on rethinking everything

    QoL talks with David St. George on rethinking everything

    02/06/2020 Duración: 28min

    The Pandemic is having ripple effects throughout our economy and our lives.  David St. George is the Communications Director at reThink Green.  Our conversation goes from rethinking urban and personal transportation to food security to choices in everything we do.  Listen along on this wide ranging dialogue.  This episode was recorded at the end of May 2020.

  • Nelles Shackleton on her history in hospitality

    Nelles Shackleton on her history in hospitality

    02/06/2020 Duración: 26min

    Travel with the amazing Nelles Shakleton as she describes her employment arc. Decades in the hospitality industry started with her birth into a prairie diner run by her parents, then service at the iconic (Westin) Bayshore in the time of Howard Hughes.  I caught up with Nelles at the Tea Room at Government House on the grounds of the home of BC's Lt. Governor.  

  • Conway Fraser talks about Leaders Under Fire

    Conway Fraser talks about "Leaders Under Fire"

    18/05/2020 Duración: 29min

    Leaders Under Fire: The CEO's Survival Guide to Navigating Corporate Crisis  by Jeff Chatterton and Conway Fraser Conway Fraser shares his insights on leadership, and being a leader in a time of crisis.  Co-authored with Jeff Chatterton this guide is just over 140 pages of valuable, distilled, learnings from two top industry gurus.   At one time there was a red book any CEO could pull off the shelf and it would say what to do; now reaction times are tighter and one wrong message can cost you your job or turtle a business.  Knowing how to communicate the right words and tone in a timely manner is more essential than ever.   Conway was scheduled for a book launch in mid-March in Sudbury, but as we know SARS-CoV-2 changed everything.   Listen to this episode to learn how you can have a copy of "Leaders Under Fire"

  • Ensuring Agriculture and Food stability and availability in Ontario

    Ensuring Agriculture and Food stability and availability in Ontario

    10/05/2020 Duración: 28min

    Two conversations.  The first with Ontario Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA), Ernie Hardeman, and the second with a Metro Grocery Store manager, highlight the complexity of field to table systems.  Reduction in migrant worker numbers, challenges at food processing plants, and the intricacies of the distribution are topics in this program.   OMAFRA has launched a portal that connects potential employees with employers, and employers with future employees to ensure stability in the total food and food delivery system.  

  • Zoltan Szabo talks wine

    Zoltan Szabo talks wine

    09/05/2020 Duración: 28min

    Working his way up through the ranks Zoltan Szabo acknowledges the guidance, nurturing, and support by many in the hospitality industry that eventually put him on the top of the sommelier circle.  He knows and loves not only wines the Niagara Peninsula, but the wider new world and the classics of the old.  More than a quarter century of Canadian exposure he was heavily visible in the media and wine education through his work at the Ontario Wine Council.  Hugh catches up with him in Transylvania Romania.  

  • Pharmacist James Delsaut on SARS Covid-2

    Pharmacist James Delsaut on SARS Covid-2

    27/04/2020 Duración: 27min

    James Delsaut has devoted a large part of each day to learn more about SARS Covid-2 (Covid-19).  It is both a professional and natural curiosity that drives him:  Dr. Delsaut is a Pharmacist in Northern Ontario.  Listen to this conversation on how his operation has changed and improved services to protect both himself and coworkers, as well as the public during this Pandemic. 

  • Calen McNeil of Big Wheel Victoria

    Calen McNeil of Big Wheel Victoria

    27/04/2020 Duración: 27min

    Calen McNeil of Big Wheel speaks about the restaurant world in the time of Covid-19.  His responses include protecting and retaining employees thru task changes, cross-training and doing their own delivery system.

  • Maher Khalil talks restaurants in the time of the pandemic... and what comes next

    Maher Khalil talks restaurants in the time of the pandemic... and what comes next

    05/04/2020 Duración: 28min

    This was recorded today, April 4th, 2020.  It is a frank discussion on the impacts of the covid-19 pandemic on the hospitality industry.  

  • Dr. Peter Zalan talks COVID-19 and how to stop it coming to the North

    Dr. Peter Zalan talks COVID-19 and how to stop it coming to the North

    03/04/2020 Duración: 28min

    I had this conversation with Dr. Peter Zalan this morning.  He is a retired ICU doctor and offers a series of suggestions for stopping the spread of Covid-19.  

  • Chef Sam Benedetto talks about the hospitality industry during the COVID-19 crisis

    Chef Sam Benedetto talks about the hospitality industry during the COVID-19 crisis

    02/04/2020 Duración: 27min

    I worked with Sam perhaps a decade ago.  He knows kitchens, and how to manage the whole restaurant experience having also been an owner.  We talk about this and the current impacts of the COVID-19 crisis.  On an upbeat nature we also discuss the restart of the industry when things improve.  

  • Killarney Mountain Lodge is a jewel worth seeking

    Killarney Mountain Lodge is a jewel worth seeking

    31/03/2020 Duración: 29min

    I speak with Chef Hanna Jo Clemens who has risen through the ranks in the kitchen at Killarney Mountain Lodge.  This is her 9th season there and she is working on a menu that both reflects the specialness of this place as well as putting her own signature on the design and offerings. Naturally fish - fresh caught - will be a feature, but come and join the conversation and hear her talk about the renovations, the quality of service, and the genuine Georgian Bay feel.  

  • Chef Heidi Fink shares her views on cooking, restaurants, and teaching

    Chef Heidi Fink shares her views on cooking, restaurants, and teaching

    31/03/2020 Duración: 28min

    Recorded at Habit on Pandora Ave in Victoria in the spring of 2020, Chef Heidi Fink talks about her education (mostly self taught) and what she teaches students at Camosun College on Vancouver Island.  Decades of experience in food prep Heidi shares views on trends and the future flavor of restaurants in Victoria and across the country.  There is some discussion about the rise of food trucks and street food as part of this.  

  • A professional speaks about the hospitality industry

    A professional speaks about the hospitality industry

    31/03/2020 Duración: 28min

    Maher Khalil owns and operates both downtown Sudbury's Hourglass Restaurant & Lounge as well as SRO.  Housed in a renovated Victorian built in 1894, the Hourglass offers gluten free options as well as a private banquet room that seats up to 40 people.  Maher has worked in the industry for decades and so speaks with some authority on what hospitality is about.   

  • Mike Commito talks Hockey

    Mike Commito talks Hockey

    24/03/2020 Duración: 16min

    Hockey connoisseur Mike COMMITO  talks hockey and the value of hockey to the Canadian way of life.  Our conversation deals with how it enriches quality of life, and naturally - given the timing - the effects of Covid-19 on the season, players, and fans. 

  • Preparation is always best

    Preparation is always best

    24/03/2020 Duración: 30min

    The Power of Attorney for Personal Care and Power of Attorney for Finance are two useful documents that you can use to direct those who make decisions for you when you cannot.  If you are incapacitated who will speak for you?  Guest Madeleine Hebert explains the importance of these tools. 

  • Therapy Dogs at YYZ calming for all travelers

    Therapy Dogs at YYZ calming for all travelers

    17/03/2020 Duración: 28min

    Travelers have stress; some more than others. What if you could sit and gently pat a calm dog?  Would that help?  Well, research says we can benefit from having contact with a fur friend.  There is a wonderful group of people and dogs that come out to YYZ.  You will find them walking the concourses. They welcome you warmly to come and say hello.   A big THANK YOU to Tori Gass for setting up this interview.  This is episode two of two.  

  • Ivan Wheale talks about his painting

    Ivan Wheale talks about his painting

    16/03/2020 Duración: 29min

    For more than 5 decades Ivan Wheale has been painting what stirs his heart. Living on Manitoulin Island - it has only one set of traffic lights - is much to his liking.  He sails the North Channel of Georgian Bay and is inspired by the windswept White Pines, and the glacially modified landscape.  Water, rock, and evergreens are emboldened by stunning skies.  Soon to be 86 his upcoming exhibition at Perivale Gallery features 23 new works.  On Sunday, May 17th, 2020 from 1 - 5 the gallery will be open and Ivan will be present. 

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