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Episode Ten: Jessica Ellis

Meet Jessica Ellis! Jessica has been in the service industry for 12 years. She got started in her home town in Montana at a local casino steakhouse. Bartending is her favorite gig in the industry and discusses many great perks you gain while working in this industry.

Jessica explains that not everyone can handle being in the service industry, but if they tried it out, it would teach respect, patience, and understanding with many other qualities to learn from.

We hope you enjoy this episode as much as we enjoyed the interview and be sure to check us out on iTunes, STITCHER radio, and SoundCloud. You can find each link below and also the where abouts of each establishment. We are still a new show, so please be sure to subscribe, rate, and review us on any of those podcast platforms!


Fuel Bar & Grille

2616 E Belknap St
Fort Worth, TX 76111

Bathtub Gin’s
2500 E 4th St
Fort Worth, TX 76111

The Basement Bar
105 West Exchange Ave.
Fort Worth, TX 76164

‘Music Credit: “Going Home” by Lee Rosevere’

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Episode Nine: Erin Wallace Owner of 3 Successful Bar and Restaurants

On this episode meet Erin Wallace. She opened her first bar 13 years ago and has since opened 2 other establishments. The first being The Old Eagle in Manayunk, PA. The next being a craft beer bar in South Philadelphia that opened 8 years ago and only serves beer from micro breweries, called The Devil’s Den. Up to the most recent establishment opened 3 years ago, Barren Hill Tavern & Brewery. Barren Hill is a micro brewery that brews around 30 different unique beers.

Erin shares what it’s like owning and maintaining 3 bars and restaurants. She believes it’s important to know the industry before diving in and opening up a bar and she explains why. Most of her time is dedicated to each place every day of the week, but plans to make some time for herself soon.

We hope you enjoy this episode as much as we enjoyed the interview and be sure to check us out on iTunes, STITCHER radio, and SoundCloud. You can find each link below and also the where abouts of each establishment and their specials. We are still a new show, so please be sure to subscribe, rate, and review us on any of those podcast platforms!

The Old Eagle Tavern
177 Markle st
Philadelphia, PA 19127

Happy Hour is Monday thru Friday from 5pm-7pm
1/2 off all draft beer
Monthly Beer events

The Devil’s Den
1148 South 11th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147

Happy Hour is Monday thru Friday from 5pm-7pm
1/2 off all draft beer
Small bites menu is available for happy hour
Sunday thru Wednesday industry workers get 20% off from their bill (Happy Hour NOT included)
with proof such as a paystub

The Barren Hill Tavern & Brewery
646 Germantown Pike
Lafayette Hill, PA 19444

Happy Hour is Monday thru Friday from 5pm-7pm
1/2 off all draft beer
Unique brews and collaborations from breweries around the world!

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STITCHER radio

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‘Music Credit: “Going Home” by Lee Rosevere’

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Episode Eight: Joseph Corvino

Meet Joseph Corvino! Joe has been in the service industry for 16 years and in management for 8 years. He got started when he was 16 years old working down the shore as a dishwasher. Joe has done many different duties within the industry and recently joined the management team at Bistro Romano.

This episode Joe talks about great ways to give incentives to the Back Of House workers with reward and agreed upon bonuses. Incentives always help to get your staff to stay on top of their game, and to work harder.

“Smiling is contagious” -Joseph Corvino

Bistro Romano
120 Lombard Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147

Bistro is known for having really great Italian food and was recently voted top 100 most romantic places in the United States from Open Table.

Please check us out on iTunes, Stitcher radio, and SoundCloud. All of the links are available here! Just click on the links below!

https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/barcode-tsi-service-industry/id1082061474?mt=2

http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/barcode-tsithe-service-industry?refid=stpr

https://soundcloud.com/barcodetsi

‘Music Credit: “Going Home” by Lee Rosevere’

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Episode Seven: Ryan Fenton

Meet Ryan Fenton! Ryan has been in the service industry for 14 years. His first full service restaurant was at Mcfaddens where he started off running food. He climbed the industry ladder from running food all the way up to being a general manager and talks about the struggle of taking a pay cut when moving into management. Don’t worry, the pay and reward eventually gets better as he will explain in this episode!

Ryan has received multiple awards for his hard work and creativity in the industry including Zagat’s 30 under 30 award, and Philadelphia Night Life awards.

Where to visit Ryan Fenton
Pennsylvania 6
114 South 12th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Fantastic Food and Drinks

City Tap House
2 Logan Square
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Beer Bar with 40 Draft beers
largest in the city
15′ Huge TV

Please check us out on iTunes, Stitcher radio, and SoundCloud. All of the links are available here! Just click on the links below!

http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=83436&refid=stpr

https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/barcode-tsi-service-industry/id1082061474?mt=2

‘Music Credit: “Going Home” by Lee Rosevere’

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Episode Six: Carole Ann Caporaletti

On episode six we talk with Carole Ann Caporaletti. Carole has been in the service industry over 20 years. She got started back when she was 16 at Pizza Hut. Months later she moved to serving tables and then started bartending when she turned 18 years old. In her career she has served, bartended and worked in distribution. Carole offers great advice on taking advice and on being the product of your services.

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‘Music Credit: “Going Home” by Lee Rosevere’

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Episode Five: Pamela Lolli

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Episode Five meet Pamela Lolli. Pamela Has been in the service industry for about 10 years. She started at a local pizza place while in high school. Throughout her career she has cooked, prepped food, hosted, served, and bartended. She is currently a bartender at a world known chain restaurant and is also co-creator and co-host of BarCode TSI-The Service Industry.

‘Music Credit: “Going Home” by Lee Rosevere’

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Episode 4: John McMillian

Meet John McMillian on episode 4. John has been in the service industry for over 20 years. He got started while in college at a Denny’s looking to make extra cash. He has served, bartended, expoed, and is currently is in key management. John believes employees deserve more recognition for their good work and should be rewarded for their efforts.

‘Music Credit: “Going Home” by Lee Rosevere’

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Episode Three: Brian Steen

On this episode meet Brian Steen.  Brian has been in the service industry for 14 years and is currently a manager of a known, world wide, corporate restaurant.  He started serving when he was in college, eventually moved behind the bar bartending, then began managing.  Brian was also a corporate trainer, opening up locations nation wide.  He offers great advice about the corporate structure.

‘Music Credit: “Going Home” by Lee Rosevere’

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Lee_Rosevere/

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Episode Two: Jay Nieves

On this episode you meet Jay Nieves.  Jay has been in the service industry around 20 years and got started as a barback.  He has worked in multiple states around the east coast doing multiple jobs in the industry and is now an assistant manager at a known gay sports bar in Philadelphia.  He offers advice on bartending school. Jay was also a teacher at a local bartending school and he explains the difference he brought with him to his students.

 

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‘Music Credit: “Going Home” by Lee Rosevere’

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Lee_Rosevere/

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Episode 1- Intro to BarCode TSI – The Service Industry

Episode One: Intro to BarCode TSI – The Service Industry

Episode One is an introduction into our new podcast where we interview service industry workers, pick their brains, and find out what works.  This episode you will meet Charlotte Ellis who hosts the show, a brief bio of how she got started, where she’s been, and what we’re introducing with this podcast.  Below you will also find a direct link to stream the podcast directly from our website.

Charlotte Ellis

If you’d like to contact us to share your story, fill out the form below.

Up next: Episode 2 with Jay Nieves

Music Credit: “Going Home” by Lee Rosevere’

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