Movers and Shakers with April Wachtel

by April Wachtel, co-produced with The Hangar Studios, NYC

Movers and Shakers with April Wachtel
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 20
  • Last: 28 Feb 2018
Movers and Shakers is the podcast about people and ideas that are changing the food and beverage landscape. Hosted by mixologist and Swig + Swallow Founder, April Wachtel, this podcast examines stories from innovators and thought leaders throughout the food and beverage ecosystem.

Episodes (20)

  • Episode 18 - Billy Melnyk from Soto Sake
    Episode 18 - Billy Melnyk from Soto Sake
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    Published: 28 Feb 2018 Duration: 01:07:49
    I'm so thrilled to have Billy Melnyk on the show with me today. Billy and I go way back- from when he was Director of Influential Accounts at Bacardi, and I was the New York based Brand Ambassador for the rum portfolio. Billy is now the Fou... Read more →
    I'm so thrilled to have Billy Melnyk on the show with me today. Billy and I go way back- from when he was Director of Influential Accounts at Bacardi, and I was the New York based Brand Ambassador for the rum portfolio. Billy is now the Fou... Read more →

  • Movers and Shakers is Back [plus instagram giveaway!]
    Movers and Shakers is Back [plus instagram giveaway!]
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    Published: 26 Feb 2018 Duration: 04:17
    Hey y'all- So sorry for the long absence, and a belated happy new year! Here's a quick update to let you know what's in store for Movers and Shakers in 2018, plus an opportunity to participate in Swig + Swallow's instagram giveaway with @ap... Read more →
    Hey y'all- So sorry for the long absence, and a belated happy new year! Here's a quick update to let you know what's in store for Movers and Shakers in 2018, plus an opportunity to participate in Swig + Swallow's instagram giveaway with @ap... Read more →

  • Episode 16 - Noah Rothbaum
    Episode 16 - Noah Rothbaum
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    Published: 20 Dec 2017 Duration: 01:18:30
    We are super excited to welcome Noah Rothbaum on this episode of Movers & Shakers. Noah is the drink and food editor of the Half Full section at the Daily Beast. He's the author of "The Art of American Whiskey" and "The Business of Spirits.... Read more →
    We are super excited to welcome Noah Rothbaum on this episode of Movers & Shakers. Noah is the drink and food editor of the Half Full section at the Daily Beast. He's the author of "The Art of American Whiskey" and "The Business of Spirits.... Read more →

  • Episode 15 - Jim Meehan
    Episode 15 - Jim Meehan
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    Published: 6 Dec 2017 Duration: 01:01:16
    I'm so pleased to have Jim Meehan on this episode of Movers & Shakers. He's best known as the proprietor of PDT, a speakeasy-style bar in New York City. He's also the author of the "PDT Cocktail Book" and "Meehan's Bartender Manual," releas... Read more →
    I'm so pleased to have Jim Meehan on this episode of Movers & Shakers. He's best known as the proprietor of PDT, a speakeasy-style bar in New York City. He's also the author of the "PDT Cocktail Book" and "Meehan's Bartender Manual," releas... Read more →

  • Holiday Check-In
    Holiday Check-In
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    Published: 22 Nov 2017 Duration: 00:47
    It's been an amazing year so far, having such wonderful guests on. And it's finally holiday season and we're super hard at work putting together our next show. So until then, if you've got questions or comments for the show, or potential gu... Read more →
    It's been an amazing year so far, having such wonderful guests on. And it's finally holiday season and we're super hard at work putting together our next show. So until then, if you've got questions or comments for the show, or potential gu... Read more →

  • Episode 14 - Movers and Shakers at The Activation Army
    Episode 14 - Movers and Shakers at The Activation Army
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    Published: 8 Nov 2017 Duration: 01:45:24
    Today i’m incredibly pleased to present to you our first episode recorded in front of a live audience. We recorded this show in October, in front of the Activation Army, a 200 person team working across the US on spirit brands you probably ... Read more →
    Today i’m incredibly pleased to present to you our first episode recorded in front of a live audience. We recorded this show in October, in front of the Activation Army, a 200 person team working across the US on spirit brands you probably ... Read more →

  • Episode 13 - Top Of Mind- Organization for Freelancers
    Episode 13 - Top Of Mind- Organization for Freelancers
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    Published: 4 Oct 2017 Duration: 17:55
    Today's show is the second episode of Top of Mind, the freestanding solo-series within "Movers and Shakers." The episode is short and sweet, and focuses on the essential organizational tools needed to be a productive and effective freelance... Read more →
    Today's show is the second episode of Top of Mind, the freestanding solo-series within "Movers and Shakers." The episode is short and sweet, and focuses on the essential organizational tools needed to be a productive and effective freelance... Read more →

  • Episode 12 - Thi Lam of Keepers Coffee Soda
    Episode 12 - Thi Lam of Keepers Coffee Soda
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    Published: 20 Sep 2017 Duration: 01:03:51
    What's up Movers & Shakers, it's your host April Wachtel. And today on the show I have Thi Lam, the co-founder of Keepers Coffee Soda, a citrus coffee soda based out of Brooklyn, New York. On this show, we discuss everything about the evolu... Read more →
    What's up Movers & Shakers, it's your host April Wachtel. And today on the show I have Thi Lam, the co-founder of Keepers Coffee Soda, a citrus coffee soda based out of Brooklyn, New York. On this show, we discuss everything about the evolu... Read more →

  • Episode 11 - Ivy Mix and Lynnette Marrero of Speed Rack
    Episode 11 - Ivy Mix and Lynnette Marrero of Speed Rack
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    Published: 6 Sep 2017 Duration: 47:38
    My guests on today's show are Ivy Mix and Lynnette Marrero, the badass founders of Speed Rack. If you don't know it, Speed Rack is an international cocktail competition featuring female bartender, it benefits charities that combat breast ca... Read more →
    My guests on today's show are Ivy Mix and Lynnette Marrero, the badass founders of Speed Rack. If you don't know it, Speed Rack is an international cocktail competition featuring female bartender, it benefits charities that combat breast ca... Read more →

  • Episode 10 - Alex Kratena of P(OUR)
    Episode 10 - Alex Kratena of P(OUR)
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    Published: 23 Aug 2017 Duration: 48:07
    I am pleased to welcome Alex Kratena to this episode of "Movers and Shakers." He is best known for his work as the former head bartender at the Artesian in London, and most recently for his work as the founder of P(OUR), a not-for-profit th... Read more →
    I am pleased to welcome Alex Kratena to this episode of "Movers and Shakers." He is best known for his work as the former head bartender at the Artesian in London, and most recently for his work as the founder of P(OUR), a not-for-profit th... Read more →

  • Episode 9 - Lauren Mote of Bittered Sling
    Episode 9 - Lauren Mote of Bittered Sling
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    Published: 9 Aug 2017 Duration: 01:17:50
    Today on the show we have the inimitable Lauren Mote. She's an icon in the world of Canadian bartending. In the episode, we discuss how she originally fell in love with food and beverage, her work in Vancouver at The Refinery, Uva Wine & Co... Read more →
    Today on the show we have the inimitable Lauren Mote. She's an icon in the world of Canadian bartending. In the episode, we discuss how she originally fell in love with food and beverage, her work in Vancouver at The Refinery, Uva Wine & Co... Read more →

  • Episode 8 - Steve Schneider from Employees Only & The Strangers Club
    Episode 8 - Steve Schneider from Employees Only & The Strangers Club
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    Published: 26 Jul 2017 Duration: 57:26
    I am thrilled to welcome the infamous Steve Schneider to this episode of "Movers & Shakers." Steve is known throughout the community from Employees Only and then he went to open Employees Only in Singapore. Most recently he opened The Stran... Read more →
    I am thrilled to welcome the infamous Steve Schneider to this episode of "Movers & Shakers." Steve is known throughout the community from Employees Only and then he went to open Employees Only in Singapore. Most recently he opened The Stran... Read more →

  • Episode 7 - Nick Devane of Foodworks
    Episode 7 - Nick Devane of Foodworks
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    Published: 12 Jul 2017 Duration: 56:44
    What's up Movers and Shakers, it's your host April Wachtel. My guest today is Nick Devane, the super-savvy CEO of Foodworks, a fast-growing food incubator that's based in Brooklyn, and expanding nationally. Today on the show we discuss Food... Read more →
    What's up Movers and Shakers, it's your host April Wachtel. My guest today is Nick Devane, the super-savvy CEO of Foodworks, a fast-growing food incubator that's based in Brooklyn, and expanding nationally. Today on the show we discuss Food... Read more →

  • Episode 6 - Ann Tuennerman from Tales of the Cocktail
    Episode 6 - Ann Tuennerman from Tales of the Cocktail
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    Published: 29 Jun 2017 Duration: 41:33
    I am so excited to have Ann Tuennerman, founder of Tales of the Cocktail, on this episode of Movers and Shakers. If you don't know Ann or if you don't know Tales of the Cocktail, you absolutely should! Tales is one of the world's must must-... Read more →
    I am so excited to have Ann Tuennerman, founder of Tales of the Cocktail, on this episode of Movers and Shakers. If you don't know Ann or if you don't know Tales of the Cocktail, you absolutely should! Tales is one of the world's must must-... Read more →

  • Episode 5 - Tony Abou-Ganim
    Episode 5 - Tony Abou-Ganim
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    Published: 13 Jun 2017 Duration: 45:00
    Today my guest is the one and only Tony Abou-Ganim, also known as "The Modern Mixologist." Tony is a legend in our community -- he’s written books, launched iconic cocktail menus across the country, won 3 Iron Chef competitions, is a Nation... Read more →
    Today my guest is the one and only Tony Abou-Ganim, also known as "The Modern Mixologist." Tony is a legend in our community -- he’s written books, launched iconic cocktail menus across the country, won 3 Iron Chef competitions, is a Nation... Read more →

  • Episode 4 - Lindsey Johnson
    Episode 4 - Lindsey Johnson
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    Published: 1 Jun 2017 Duration: 50:19
    My guest today is Lindsey Johnson, founder of Lush Life Productions, best known for conceiving and producing Portland Cocktail Week, Camp Runamok, Cane Camp, and now Bar Institute. Today we talk about her passion for community building, her... Read more →
    My guest today is Lindsey Johnson, founder of Lush Life Productions, best known for conceiving and producing Portland Cocktail Week, Camp Runamok, Cane Camp, and now Bar Institute. Today we talk about her passion for community building, her... Read more →

  • Top Of Mind
    Top Of Mind
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    Published: 18 May 2017 Duration: 20:21
    Today we’re launching the first episode of “Top of Mind” a series of stand alone podcasts you’ll hear on Movers and Shakers. These will be solo episodes- I will have no guests, and we’ll cover everything from innovation to food + tech to no... Read more →
    Today we’re launching the first episode of “Top of Mind” a series of stand alone podcasts you’ll hear on Movers and Shakers. These will be solo episodes- I will have no guests, and we’ll cover everything from innovation to food + tech to no... Read more →

  • Episode 2 - Tobin Elis
    Episode 2 - Tobin Elis
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    Published: 3 May 2017 Duration: 46:24
    Today my guest is Tobin Ellis, the owner of Bar Magic of Las Vegas. Bar Magic is an award-winning hospitality design and consulting firm. You may have seen Tobin on ABC, NBC, USA, E!, A&E, Food Network, Travel Channel, Spike, HBO, and much ... Read more →
    Today my guest is Tobin Ellis, the owner of Bar Magic of Las Vegas. Bar Magic is an award-winning hospitality design and consulting firm. You may have seen Tobin on ABC, NBC, USA, E!, A&E, Food Network, Travel Channel, Spike, HBO, and much ... Read more →

  • Episode 1 - Chris Lowder
    Episode 1 - Chris Lowder
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    Published: 23 Apr 2017 Duration: 54:33
    I am thrilled to welcome Chris Lowder to Movers and Shakers. Lowder has been nominated for countless awards, including NYC 30 under 30 by Zagat, New York Rising Star Bartender by StarChefs, and one of Americas Best New Mixologists by Food &... Read more →
    I am thrilled to welcome Chris Lowder to Movers and Shakers. Lowder has been nominated for countless awards, including NYC 30 under 30 by Zagat, New York Rising Star Bartender by StarChefs, and one of Americas Best New Mixologists by Food &... Read more →

  • Episode 0 - A Preview of Things to Come
    Episode 0 - A Preview of Things to Come
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    Published: 19 Apr 2017 Duration: 04:19
    Get to meet April Wachtel in this preview of the new podcast "Movers and Shakers"
    Get to meet April Wachtel in this preview of the new podcast "Movers and Shakers"

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