This week we’re flipping the script.
Guest host Sam Oches, Editorial Director of Informa’s Restaurant & Food Group, interviews Bryan about his journey to start and grow Kitava.
Sam and Bryan discuss Kitava’s origin story, including the path from pop-ups and farmers markets to opening a brick-and-mortar location inside an old McDonald’s.
Other topics covered include:
- How Bryan merged his business with his eventual co-founder’s to form Kitava
- The process of coming up with a name and brand that would resonate with consumers
- Adjustments Kitava made in the early days after opening
- How Covid changed Kitava
- The most significant lessons learned since starting Kitava
and much more.
Please enjoy this special episode of My First Restaurant!
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