The AfterHours Podcast

Listen to all your favorite bar and restaurant owners to learn what it’s like to run a socially engaging business. We release NEW episodes every Tuesday morning.

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The AfterHours Podcast

Listen to all your favorite bar and restaurant owners to learn what it’s like to run a socially engaging business. We release NEW episodes every Tuesday morning.

About the Series

Who are we? Why are we creating this podcast? Why am I reading this segment in Morgan Freeman’s voice? I’ll tell you why. It’s because The AfterHours Podcast is the best damn podcast that sits down and talks with bar and restaurant owners to discover what it’s like to run an engaging company. Join us on our journey to look through the eyes of your local food entrepreneurs. Sit back, grab a drink from your local brewery, and enjoy.

The After Hours Podcast 

Listen to all your favorite Bar and Restaurant owners about what it’s like to run a socially engaging business! We releases NEW episodes every other Thursday @ 9am (EST)

 

Latest Episode

The Coldroom

Joey and Frankie talk with the owner and head bartender from one of the best bars in Canada. The Coldroom is known for world-class drinks and unforgettable experiences. Kevin Demers and Jon Elbaz share what it is like to operate a cocktail bar in the heart of Montreal.

Episode 15   |    66 min

Recent Episodes

The Blind Pig

Episode 14

Blind Pig is one of the hottest music venues for up-and-coming musicians. This week Joey and Frankie talk with their Talent Director, Jason Berry, who shares industry secrets, life advice, and never-before-heard stories about your favorite musicians.

Guardian Brewing Company

Episode 13

Frankie and Joey talk with Kim Collins, Co-founder of Guardian Brewing Company, as she shares her vast knowledge of beer and brewing. Kim started as a home brewer before becoming an apprentice in Colorado, and today she operates Guardian in Saugatuck, MI. Beer enthusiasts will not want to miss this one.

PROOF Alcohol Ice Cream

Episode 12

PROOF Ice Cream combines the best elements of alcohol and ice cream. Frankie and Joey have the pleasure of talking with Jenn Randall-Collins, the founder of PROOF, while trying alcoholic ice cream for the first time. Grab a pint and listen in!

LFG Gaming Bar

Episode 11

Joey and Frankie visit a unique bar in Kalamazoo, LFG Gaming Bar. LFG has a full range of unique food and drink options that are suitable for everyone. While you’re grabbing a bite to eat, there are plenty of games to play. Amy makes sure to have a variety of games from arcade to console!

The Pickle Back

Episode 10

Frankie and Joey talk with Stacie from The Pickle Back. The Pickle Back is located in Marne, MI and it is a go-to bar for locals. Not only do they make great drinks, but they also have unique menu items featuring pickles!

Mouton

Episode 9

Dan and Joey talk with Jillian Smith from Mouton in Columbus, Ohio. Jillian is the GM of Mouton and a modern cocktail guru from California. With years of experience under her belt, Jillian shares what it is like to operate a bar in the heart of Columbus.

The AfterHours team talks with George Thompson about his past ventures and travels. In 2019, Georgjz419 was rated the number one LGBTQ+ bar in the Toledo area. 

Latest Episode

        The Coldroom

Joey and Frankie talk with the owner and head bartender from one of the best bars in Canada. The Coldroom is known for world-class drinks and unforgettable experiences. Kevin Demers and Jon Elbaz share what it is like to operate a cocktail bar in the heart of Montreal.

Episode 15   |    67 min

Recent Episodes

  

The Blind Pig

Episode 14

Blind Pig is one of the hottest music venues for up-and-coming musicians. This week Joey and Frankie talk with their Talent Director, Jason Berry, who shares industry secrets, life advice, and never-before-heard stories about your favorite musicians.

Guardian Brewing Company

Episode 13

Frankie and Joey talk with Kim Collins, Co-founder of Guardian Brewing Company, as she shares her vast knowledge of beer and brewing. Kim started as a home brewer before becoming an apprentice in Colorado, and today she operates Guardian in Saugatuck, MI. Beer enthusiasts will not want to miss this one.

PROOF Alcohol Ice Cream

Episode 12

PROOF Ice Cream combines the best elements of alcohol and ice cream. Frankie and Joey have the pleasure of talking with Jenn Randall-Collins, the founder of PROOF, while trying alcoholic ice cream for the first time. Grab a pint and listen in!!

LFG Gaming Bar

Episode 11

Joey and Frankie visit a unique bar in Kalamazoo, LFG Gaming Bar. LFG has a full range of unique food and drink options that are suitable for everyone. While you’re grabbing a bite to eat, there are plenty of games to play. Amy has a variety of games from arcane to console!

The Pickle Back

Episode 10

Frankie and Joey talk with Stacie from The Pickle Back. The Pickle Back is located in Marne, MI and it is a go-to bar for locals. Not only do they make great drinks, but they also have unique menu items featuring pickles. 

Mouton

Episode 9

Dan and Joey talk with Jillian Smith from Mouton in Columbus, Ohio. Jillian is the GM of Mouton and a modern cocktail guru from California. With years of experience under her belt, Jillian shares what it is like to operate a bar in the heart of Columbus.

Barchef

Episode 8

Joey and Fransisco talk with world-renowned mixologist, Frankie Solarik. Through his travels around the world, Frankie has developed a palate like no other. Using aromas and unique mixtures, Barchef provides a one-of-a-kind experience to its patrons. On this episode, Frankie shares his knowledge of mixology and sources of inspiration.

Meet The Hosts

Frankie DeLaTorre

Frankie DeLaTorre

I am your host Fransisco DeLaTorre, but most of my friends call me Frankie or Maestro. I am an MBA student at the University of Toledo with a bachelors degree in Healthcare Admin…

Joseph Prochaska

Joseph Prochaska

I talk too much. This is why I’ve decided to take the next step and become a voluble (and valuable) host for The After Hours Podcast. I also love drinking, which means the local bar owners know…

Daniel March

Daniel March

Hello everyone… I’m Daniel, the designated grunt! With over 8 years of experience with audio production, I make sure the podcast sounds as crispy as humanly possible. I’m also a…

Get In Touch

Send us a message If you would like to be on the show, have a question, or just need someone to talk to. Feel free to ask a question you’d like answered on one of our future episodes.

Meet The Hosts

Frankie DeLaTorre

Frankie DeLaTorre

Co-Host

I am your host Fransisco DeLaTorre, but most of my friends call me Frankie or Maestro. I am an MBA student at the University of Toledo with a bachelors degree in Healthcare Administration. Currently…

Joseph Prochaska

Joseph Prochaska

Co-Host

I talk too much. This is why I’ve decided to take the next step and become a voluble (and valuable) host for The After Hours Podcast. I also love drinking, which means the local bar owners know me by my full…

Daniel March

Daniel March

Co-Host / Producer

Hello everyone… I’m Daniel, the designated grunt! With over 8 years of experience with audio production, I make sure the podcast sounds as crispy as humanly possible. I’m also a backup host for whenever one…

Get In Touch

Send us a message If you would like to be on the show, have a question, or just need someone to talk to. Feel free to ask a question you’d like answered on one of our future episodes.

Meet The Hosts

Frankie DeLaTorre

Co-Host

I am your host Fransisco DeLaTorre, but most of my friends call me Frankie or Maestro. I am an MBA student at the University of Toledo with a bachelors degree in Healthcare Administration. Currently, I am working for WynHouse Software in the business…

Joseph Prochaska

Co-Host

Joey Here! I talk too much. This is why I’ve decided to take the next step and become a voluble (and valuable) host for The After Hours Podcast. I also love drinking, which means the local bar owners know me by my full name and cre..

Daniel March

Co-Host / Producer

Hello everyone… I’m Daniel, the designated grunt! With over 8 years of experience with audio production, I make sure the podcast sounds as crispy as humanly possible. I’m also a backup host for whenever one of the other…

Get In Touch

Send us a message If you would like to be on the show, have a question, or just need someone to talk to. Feel free to ask a question you’d like answered on one of our future episodes.