With Warm Welcome

With Warm Welcome

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The power and potential of hospitality is universal and interdisciplinary, present across industries that may not initially first come to mind. Passionate people share stories of early euphoria, fantastical failures, and how they harness hospitality in their whimsical worlds. Start your Wednesday mornings with warm welcome.
Kettl Tea with Zach Mangan
Apr 24 • 42 min
A touring jazz musician from Berklee College of Music, Zach serendipitously fell into Japanese green tea during a trip in Paris, France. His pursuit of performing music brought him to New York City but a teashop on the Upper East Side further piqued his…
Songwriting with Alex Pienkowski
Apr 10 • 28 min
Alex’s stage name “Cogito” is derived from Descartes’ “cogito, ergo sum” ― “I think, therefore I am.” Her approach to music and her life has been about logic and pragmatism. Growing up as a second-generation Polish child, Alex often faced challenges about…
Forbes Travel Guide with Jim McPartlin
Apr 3 • 35 min
In the Spring season opener, we sit down with Jim McPartlin, VP of Leadership Development at Forbes Travel Guide. Forbes Travel Guide, which started in the 1950’s as a mobile travel guide, is now a standard bearer for luxury in the hotel and spa industry.…
Fleur Noire Tattoo with Laura Martinez
Mar 27 • 41 min
From birth, tattoo artist Laura Martinez displayed artistic mannerisms and hobbies. She followed her dream in Paris, studying the scope of the arts until setting on a specialization in product design. Upon a serendipitous time spent in Madagascar, an…
Seastraws with Sophie Kennedy
Mar 20 • 33 min
Americans use 500 million plastic straws a day. Sophie and Seastraws aims to push the movement towards a plastic-free world forward, one paper straw at a time. From an early age, Sophie learned to engage with the environment around her: spending time in…
Standart Magazine with Michal Molcan
Mar 13 • 36 min
From a town of 80,000 people in Nitra, Slovakia to experiencing coffee abroad in other parts of Europe, Michal was inspired to find a way into specialty coffee. Being a roaster or a barista was out of the question. Instead, he decided to dedicate a…
CW Pencil Enterprise with Caroline Weaver
Mar 6 • 42 min
From her first Caran d’Ache colored pencils as a child to her first 200 sq. ft. store in Manhattan, Caroline Weaver’s joke for many years of starting a pencil shop actually came to fruition. CW Pencil Enterprise has since then outgrown into a new space in…
DONA with Amy Rothstein
Feb 27 • 30 min
From 2 independent coffee shop accounts to now 500 - 1,000 customers, Amy Rothstein (Forbes 30 Under 30) has built Brooklyn-based Dona Chai around trust, transparency, and quality. Her uncompromising will to push out a chai concentrate that is made from…
The Wellful with Brenna O’Malley
Feb 20 • 30 min
Born from a newsletter to debunk food myths; The Wellful is a nutrition health brand that helps others develop healthy relationships with food. Brenna, a native New Yorker and Registered Dietitian (RD), experienced firsthand the connection between how you…
Knowlita with Quincy Moore
Feb 13 • 28 min
Knowlita started with a simple print of NYC street names that eventually became Quincy’s love letter to New York through various apparel, merchandise, and strategic partnerships with companies such as American Express, Saks Fifth Avenue, & the New York…
Piano Music with A2nelito
Feb 6 • 24 min
Inspired early on by film scores, such as those from the legendary Hans Zimmer to purchasing an MPC — AJ Valcin (A2nelito) started at the age of 9, creating & composing his own music. He eventually found his calling for piano and music production. Whether…
Food Photography with Louise Palmberg
Jan 30 • 24 min
Chefs and cameras were always around Louise’s childhood growing up. It wasn’t until later during her time at SVA, she found her true calling as a food photographer. Her work is featured in numerous publications and editorials such as The New York Times,…
Sandbox NYC with James Kho & Teresa Wang
Jan 23 • 32 min
From childhood fan watching videos on YouTube to now starting Sandbox for dancing workshops across NYC, James shares his knowledge of urban dance and the need for a different type of community.
Keap Candles with Harry Doull
Jan 16 • 32 min
Ex-Googler Harry Doull dives into his upbringing in his family’s bed & breakfast in the countryside of France to eventually starting his own company around his biggest passion — candles.
Opening Monologue with Arnold Byun
Dec 26, 2018 • 16 min
A retrospection on 2018 and what lies ahead for a new iteration of With Warm Welcome.