Mountain Town Station Restaurant & Brew Pub with Jim Holton

Links Mountain Town Station Restaurant Website Mountain Town Station Facebook Page Transcript Cliff Duvernois: [00:00:00] hello everyone. And welcome to the podcast. My name is Cliff Duvernois your host today, we’ve got Jim Holton with us. On the line and he is the owner and manager of a litany of different restaurants, family restaurants that […]

Celebrating 100 Years at St Julian Winery with Nancie Oxley

St Julian Winery & Distillery

St Julian Wines is now celebrating their 100th Anniversary in 2021!  Nancie Oxley, the Vice President in Charge of Wine Making (which is the coolest title ever!) shares with us the rich history of St Julian Winery, what it takes to put together a great tasting bottle of vino, and some recommendations to try this […]

Keweenaw Mountain Lodge with Mariah Summers

Keweenaw Mountain Lodge

Keweenaw Mountain Lodge is located in one of the most northern tips of Michigan. And it can’t wait to go! This place boasts cabins and open space to appeal to anyone who really wants to “get away”. Mariah Summers shares with us the history and the goodness that awaits visitors to this great place.  Enjoy! […]

Wine Tasting at Black Star Farms with Sherri Fenton

This interview was fun!  Sherri Fenton, the managing owner of Black Star Farms, sits down with us and shares Black Star’s rich history, their philosophy in creating great customer experiences, and some great wines for you to try. We also talk about snow-shoeing around their farm, winter events that are happening … and how they […]

Zehnders Snowfest with John Shelton

Zehnder's Snowfest John Shelton

Zehnders Snowfest for 2021 is on! John Shelton, VP of Sales and Marketing for Zehnders, shares with us the history of this great Michigan tradition, the impact it has had on the community, and what Frankenmuth’s Snowfest will look like in 2021. Links: Zehnder’s Snowfest Website Zehnder’s Snowfest Facebook Page Listen to this great interview […]

Expanding the Family Legacy at Frankenmuth Bavarian Inn with Amy Grossi

Frankenmuth Bavarian Inn - Amy Grossi

Amy Grossi, the third generation of the Bavarian Inn Zehnders, shares with us her journey and growth within her family’s business.  It’s daunting to think of running one of Michigan’s top travel destinations but Amy handles it with grace and style.  With her incredible team, she continues the time-honored tradition started by her grandfather and […]

Book Corner: Josh’s Book – Helping Men Elevate Their Relationships

Relationships are an area all of us can improve one.  Josh Wesolek decided to take his ideas and turn them into a book.  Quick and easy to read, this book gives men 30 different ways to show up for the women who they love. Show Notes: By buying this book, you are accomplishing three things […]

Capital City BBQ with Linh Lee

Capital City BBQ Linh Lee

Linh Lee has had to overcome her share of obstacles in life.  Coming to a foreign country, building a business, and pleasing her demanding grandmother in the kitchen!  One day, Diner’s, Drive-Ins and Dives featured her restaurant to a national audience and her business exploded!  Listen to her amazing story of how she not only […]

Helping Students Create Meaningful Impact Businesses with Matt Gira

FounderCo - Matt Gira

Academia and entrepreneurship always seem to clash. But not for Matt. He leveraged his entrepreneurial skills gained in college to develop course curricula for other students. He now heads up FounderCo, a company helping students build startup companies that make meaningful impact. Show Notes: FounderCo Website (Click here) FounderCo Podcast (Click here)

Running Three Bay City Restaurants with Dave Dittenber

Dave Dittenber Downtown Restaurant Investments

Dave Dittenber is building a successful restaurant business.  His secret?  He took the time to assemble a great team. Developing a solid model, he owns three restaurants in Bay City and one in Midland. He shares with us how he built his team and what his plans are for moving forward. Show Notes: Old City […]