Run the Pass – Season 1

Building an Alliance to Foster Culinary Innovation

The Austin Food and Wine Alliance has built a reputation for throwing big parties and networking events to help foster culinary innovation. This year, the organization announced a relaunch as the Texas Food and Wine Alliance, expanding to all the major regions of the state – a move that proved to be needed now more…

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Food & Beverage
Building Your Restaurant’s Voice

In the thrill of crafting menus, cooking dishes and serving diners, chefs often forget about branding themselves. Advertising is an afterthought for many, even the best, but building a brand image and establishing community relationships are more important skills now than ever before. So, how does a chef cultivate an image that matches the aesthetic…

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Food & Beverage
Food, Flavor & Family are Powering the Business of Restaurants

Nearly 70% of family-owned businesses are sold before they even make it to one additional generation. That’s not the case with Food Related. Food Related is a food importer and supplier of, well, food and food-related items, and CEO Luciano Ciociari is carrying on his father’s legacy of treating everyone the company deals with,…

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Food & Beverage
Run the Pass: Bringing Sizzle to the Commercial Cookware Market

On this episode of MarketScale’s Run the Pass, host and Executive Chef Andre Natera brought in globally recognized kitchen supply entrepreneur Jake Kalick to see if the sizzle surrounding Made In, a premium cookware company, is the real deal. Motivated by a family history spanning over 100 years in the kitchen supply business, Kalick…

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Food & Beverage
Run the Pass with Chef Andre: August 6th

With 25 years of experience in the food and hospitality industries and a current role as the Executive Chef for the largest luxury hotel in Texas, Andre Natera is a renowned expert as much for his business acumen as he is for his cooking. Now, he’s ready to invite fellow innovators, entrepreneurs, business leaders…

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Vogel
Empowering Through Connection: Vogel’s Pyramid Model Approach
July 19, 2024

Mission and Impact: Vogel Alcove, a nonprofit in Dallas, helps homeless children and families through various programs and services. Pyramid Model Framework: Vogel uses the Pyramid Model, an evidence-based framework for promoting young children’s social-emotional development with universal supports, targeted supports, and intensive interventions. Nurturing Relationships and Supportive Environments: Vogel focuses on building nurturing…

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MedPAC
MedPAC’s Miss on Reality of Home Health Financial Reality Results in Suggested Cut in 2025 Proposed Rule
July 19, 2024

The March 2024 MedPAC report recommending a 7% payment reduction for home health agencies in 2025 has sparked significant concern within the industry. Why is this recommendation being met with such resistance, and what does the financial reality of home health agencies look like in contrast to these federal suggestions? Are the MedPAC recommendations…

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Sixth Inning- What are the Stages Where Your Business Takes Place?
July 18, 2024

When you think of a baseball game, you might picture the crack of the bat or the roar of the crowd as a home run sails over the outfield fence. But for the Savannah Bananas, the game is just one part of the spectacle. Jesse Cole, the mastermind behind this innovative team, shares how…

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A Skilled Trades Career Provides a Future-Proof Path
July 18, 2024

In today’s rapidly changing job market, a skilled trades career offers a viable and attractive option, especially for the younger generations exploring alternatives to traditional college education. Recent trends indicate a significant shift in interest in these hands-on professions. On Straight Outta Crumpton, host Greg Crumpton engages in a lively conversation with Nicole Bass,…

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