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The Colaba Cartel

U/A 13+ • Business • Society & Culture • Arts

Powered By EPIC ON. Some time ago, five successful restaurateurs came together to form The Colaba Cartel. The founders of The Table, Gauri Devidayal and Jay Yousuf, partnered with the founders of Woodside Inn, Abhishek Honawar, Pankil Shah and Sumit Gambhir to open a new restaurant in Colaba. If youve ever dreamed of opening a restaurant or love eating out, you want to listen in.This exclusive ten part series is hosted by Gauri Devidayal and Amit Doshi.

  • Meet The Cartel
    2 min 8 sec

    Once upon a time, in the southernmost precinct of Mumbai, five collaborators came together to form The Colaba Cartel. They were Gauri Devidayal, Jay Yousuf, Abhishek Honawar, Pankil Shah and Sumit Gambhir. What is The Colaba Cartel Stay tuned to find out. Listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5 Check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

  • Ep. 1: Gauri Devidayal
    7 min 37 sec

    Meet Gauri Devidayal, a former tax consultant whos now a successful restaurateur. On this episode, she talks about her entrepreneurial journey so far. Shes founded The Table, the highly acclaimed restaurant in Colaba, and Magazine Street Kitchen, a oneofitskind cocooking space in Mumbai. Follow MissTColaba on Twitter Instagram Talk to Gauri on Twitter gauridetails and on Instagram gdevidayal Talk to Amit on Twitter Instagram doshiamit You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5 You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

  • Ep.2: Jay Yousuf
    4 min 47 sec

    Meet Jay Yousuf, the entrepreneur who founded The Table and Magazine Street Kitchen along with his wife, Gauri Devidayal. On this episode, he talks about how he got into the restaurant business, spending 23 years in the US, and the dream that inspired him to return to India. Follow Jay on Instagram jayyousuf Talk to Amit on Twitter Instagram doshiamit You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5 You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

  • Ep. 3: Conceptualization
    32 min 41 sec

    What goes into conceptualizing a restaurant What comes first, the location or the concept What is the concept behind Miss T On this episode, Gauri and Amit are joined by Jay, Abhishek and Sumit, who talk about how they created a holistic experience for Miss T, why being original in your concept is indispensable, and a lot more. Follow MissTColaba on Twitter Instagram Talk to Gauri on Twitter gauridetails and on Instagram gdevidayal Talk to Amit on Twitter Instagram doshiamit You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5 You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

  • Ep. 4: Decor
    32 min 22 sec

    Do your favourite restaurants always have a signature look Find out what goes into the design of a restaurant and the specifics of the interiors of Miss T on this episode with the architect who designed Miss T, Zubin Zainuddin of ZZ Architects. From bar design to cutlery, discover how Miss T has been designed as a highly functional yet beautiful space. Gauri, Jay and Zubin also share their favourite spots in the restaurant. Follow MissTColaba on Twitter Instagram Talk to Gauri on Twitter gauridetails and on Instagram gdevidayal Talk to Amit on Twitter Instagram doshiamit You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5 You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

  • Ep. 5: Menu
    46 min 2 sec

    Get to know about all the delicious food on Miss Ts menu from the consulting chef himself Bawmra Jap, who runs the legendary restaurant in Goa called Bomras. He talks to Gauri, Jay, Abhishek and Amit about how his love for eating got him interested in cooking, putting the menu of a restaurant together, how dishes evolve over time, and more. Follow MissTColaba on Twitter Instagram Talk to Gauri on Twitter gauridetails and on Instagram gdevidayal Talk to Amit on Twitter Instagram doshiamit You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5 You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

  • Ep. 6: Bar
    26 min 53 sec

    What makes a great bar How do you decide the kind of cocktails youre going to put on the menu What are the current bar trends around the world On this episode, we have bar consultants Jeremy Buck and Sandeep Hathiramani, who talk to Gauri, Pankil and Amit about designing the bar at Miss T and what makes it special, whats the cocktail culture like in India and more. Follow MissTColaba on Twitter Instagram Talk to Gauri on Twitter gauridetails and on Instagram gdevidayal Talk to Amit on Twitter Instagram doshiamit You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5 You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

  • Ep. 7: Team
    36 min 27 sec

    Building a team that can execute your restaurants vision is no mean feat. Gauri and Amit are joined by Abhishek, who delve into the philosophy of building the right team. They talk about recruiting trustworthy people, why culture is so important and how it evolves over the years, organizing the team once youve recruited them, and finally, how big is the Miss T team and how they assembled the right people to run a project of this scale. Follow MissTColaba on Twitter Instagram Talk to Gauri on Twitter gauridetails and on Instagram gdevidayal Talk to Amit on Twitter Instagram doshiamit You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5 You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

  • Ep. 8: Marketing
    36 min 32 sec

    Once you make a restaurant, you need to talk to people about it. What does that involve Its actually more complicated than just going out and blabbering about it. It involves creating a brand, figuring out a strategy for how you want to position the brand to create maximum impact, working on tactical aspects like social media, PR, websites, app listings and so much more. Tune in to this fascinating conversation with Gauri, Amit, Pankil, Abhishek and Dallas Fernandes, whos worked on Miss Ts branding. They talk about how theyre positioning Miss T, the different avenues of marketing available today, what role legacy plays in branding a restaurant and more. Follow MissTColaba on Twitter Instagram Talk to Gauri on Twitter gauridetails and on Instagram gdevidayal Talk to Amit on Twitter Instagram doshiamit You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5 You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

  • Ep. 9: Investors
    27 min 11 sec

    The restaurant business is a risky one, and one that requires a significant investment. You ought to make sure youre getting in bed with the right people, metaphorically speaking, of course. On this episode, Gauri and Amit are joined by Pankil and Abhishek, who discuss everything about restaurant investments. How do you go about raising money for a restaurant What is the ideal investor for a restaurant supposed to be like Do investors understand the constant evolution of the restaurant industry What are the different kind of investors that are there Find out about all this and more. Follow MissTColaba on Twitter Instagram Talk to Gauri on Twitter gauridetails and on Instagram gdevidayal Talk to Amit on Twitter Instagram doshiamit You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5 You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

  • Ep. 10: Post-Launch
    47 min 7 sec

    Now that Miss T is open, how has it actually turned out On the final episode, the five cartel members return along with some of the team members from Miss T Chef Bawmra, Chef Nikhil, Melwin, Dallas, Jeremy and Snehal. They recall some of the most memorable feedback theyve received since the launch, what its like to work for five owners, challenges theyve faced since the opening, and more. Follow MissTColaba on Twitter Instagram Talk to Gauri on Twitter gauridetails and on Instagram gdevidayal Talk to Amit on Twitter Instagram doshiamit You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5 You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

  • Ep. 11: The App/Restaurant Kerfuffle
    28 min 57 sec

    Restaurants vs Apps has become a huge talking point in the country as companies such as Zomato are making big moves to set up their own kitchens. On this special episode of The Colaba Cartel, Amit Doshi is joined by Gauri Devidayal as they speak about how these apps that used to be marketing partners for the restaurants, have now suddenly taken the form of competitors. Follow MissTColaba on Twitter Instagram Talk to Gauri on Twitter gauridetails and on Instagram gdevidayal Talk to Amit on Twitter Instagram doshiamit You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5 You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

  • Ep. 12: Collaboration
    32 min 10 sec

    Why did the five restaurateurs decide to create Miss T together How did this collaboration come about What do each of them bring to Miss T Joining Gauri and Amit on this episode are Jay, Abhishek, Pankil and Sumit to discuss the team work behind Miss T. Follow MissTColaba on Twitter Instagram Talk to Gauri on Twitter gauridetails and on Instagram gdevidayal Talk to Amit on Twitter Instagram doshiamit You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5 You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

  • Ep. 14: Pankil Shah
    7 min 9 sec

    Meet Pankil Shah, the next cartel member of The Colaba Cartel. Along with his friends, Pankil formed Neighbourhood Hospitality, the company that owns restaurants like Woodside Inn and Bombay Vintage. On this episode, he talks about how he decided the restaurant business was something he wanted to devote his life to, being techsavvy and how the restaurant space hass been impacted by evolving technology in the last couple of years. Follow Pankil on Twitter and Instagram pankil81. You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5 You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

  • Ep. 15: Abhishek Honawar
    7 min 57 sec

    Meet Abhishek Honawar, Director at Neighbourhood Hospitality, whos cofounded the crowdfavourite Woodside Inn, a boutique hotel in Jaipur called 28 Kothi, and other successful restaurants, bars and cafes in Mumbai and Goa. On this episode, he talks about how hospitality has been his calling, how Woodside Inn came into being, the role of community in the hospitality business and the importance of social media in the industry. Follow Abhishek on Twitter and Instagram AbhishekHonawar. You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5 You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

  • Ep. 16: Sumit Gambhir
    8 min 46 sec

    Meet Sumit Gambhir, the final member of The Colaba Cartel, who cofounded Woodside Inn and other restaurants around Mumbai with Abhishek and Pankil. On this episode, he talks about his hospitality background, his philosophy behind team building, managing the music at Woodside Inn, and why great food at a restaurant needs to be accompanied with great entertainment. Follow Sumit on Twitter sumitgambhir and Instagram sumitgambhir10. You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5 You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

  • Ep. 17: Location
    34 min 55 sec

    One of the most important things when you decide to open a restaurant is its location. On this episode, Gauri Devidayal and Amit Doshi are joined by Jay Yousuf, Abhishek Honawar and Sumit Gambhir to discuss how important is the location when selecting a restaurant, how licensing works, the philosophy behind how they chose the location for Miss T, and more. Follow MissTColaba on Twitter Instagram Talk to Gauri on Twitter gauridetails and on Instagram gdevidayal Talk to Amit on Twitter Instagram doshiamit You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5 You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

Language

English

Genre

Business, Society & Culture, Arts

Seasons

1

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