20 Best Restaurants Podcasts of 2021

3 years ago

Are you wanting to learn more about restaurants ? Well you’ve come to the right place. This is a curated list of the best restaurants podcasts of 2021.

We have selected these podcasts for a variety of reasons, but they are all well worth a listen. We tried to select a variety of podcasts across the spectrum from hosts with a wide breadth of experience.

We are always keen to hear your feedback, if we have missed a podcast, tweet us @MagazineWelp and we will check it out!

Best Restaurants Podcasts 2021

With thanks to ListenNotes, Crunchbase, SemRush and Ahrefs for providing the data to create and rank these podcasts.

Chefs Without Restaurants

  • Publisher: Chris Spear
  • Total Episodes: 91

Here’s a chef show about food and beverage entrepreneurs and people in the culinary world who took a different route. Chris Spear has been working in the hospitality industry for more than 25 years, mostly outside of traditional restaurant settings. In 2010 he started a personal chef business called Perfect Little Bites. Wanting to help other culinary entrepreneurs build and grow their businesses, he created the Chefs Without Restaurants community. On the podcast of the same name, he has conversations with people in the food and beverage industry who also took the road less traveled. They’re caterers, research chefs, cookbook authors, food truck operators, farmers and all sorts of culinary renegades.

Running Restaurants

  • Publisher: RunningRestaurants.com
  • Total Episodes: 122

Helping restaurants be more profitable! From marketing tips & operational insights to customer service how-tos & team building secrets, RR delivers the key tools and techniques to help restaurant owners & managers solve the great mystery of running a profitable restaurant.

Restaurants Reinvented

  • Publisher: Qu
  • Total Episodes: 31

Shining a light on the brilliant Restaurant Marketers behind our favorite brands. Get inspired with innovative brand building, guest engagement, and revenue-driving strategies. Join host Jen Kern, long-time CMO, as she dishes with leading restaurant marketing pros who are elevating their game and careers by staying agile in the face of uncertainty to help their brands shine and prosper.

Waiting On Fries: Inside Bars and Restaurants

  • Publisher: Waiting On Fries: Inside Bars and Restaurants
  • Total Episodes: 63

You love the bar and restaurant business as much as we do. Whether you’re a server, bartender, chef, or owner – we pack in various perspectives on current hospitality topics. Get the updates and Restaurant tricks! (Http://waitingonfriespodcast.com/email)

Restauranttopia: A Show Local Independent Restaurants

  • Publisher: Brian Seitz, David Ross, and Anthony Hamilton
  • Total Episodes: 61

We love locally owned independent restaurants. These businesses build strong communities by linking neighbors in a web of economic and social relationships. The more the independent restaurants are thriving, the healthier the community will be! We want to help restaurant owners and operators hone their competitive edge through effective marketing and business practices. Restauranttopia focuses on all things related to restaurant management and operations from hosts David Ross, Brian Seitz, and chef Anthony Hamilton. We feature interviews and restaurant success stories, along with insights on cost control, marketing, management and personnel issues. Tune in for marketing ideas and tactics from restaurant business experts, gathered from lessons from restaurants around the US.

The Check: A Podcast About Restaurants

  • Publisher: thecheck
  • Total Episodes: 26

Brady Viccellio and Alvin Williams have been friends for a long time, and they’ve been in the restaurant business even longer. Brady’s family history in restaurants goes back nearly a century, and he’s the owner of Steinhilber’s and La Bella Italia in Virginia Beach. Alvin trained and worked as a chef in his native England before moving to the United States and opening Cobalt Grille, also in Virginia Beach. Their podcast, The Check, is all about restaurants. See more at thecheckpodcast.com, including pictures, helpful links, and episode transcripts.

New Mexico Restaurants Now

  • Publisher: Carol Wight
  • Total Episodes: 18

New Mexico Restaurants Now is where we get you the inside scoop on the food scene across New Mexico.


  • Publisher: Kayla Broukhim
  • Total Episodes: 12

Talking about restaurants all over LA so you know if you should go! Like and Subscribe! New videos weekly! Follow the insta @kaylabroukhim

Marketing Plug Talk for Restaurants by YVO Media

  • Publisher: YVO Media
  • Total Episodes: 1

Learn here with the host James White how you can build a map to better your marketing for your Restaurants or business. With marketing as the map and your business as the compass, you can be come the best restaurant that everyone knows about.

Restaurants Ins and Outs

  • Publisher: Joseph Humphries
  • Total Episodes: 10

Food. Drinks. Podcast.

We Sell Restaurants

  • Publisher: We Sell Restaurants
  • Total Episodes: 90

We Sell Restaurants – Restaurant Brokers Eric and Robin Gagnon host timely topics and expert guests in the restaurant industry. Would-be restaurant owners, investors, foodies, and the hospitality industry – tune in as we satisfy your appetite for acquisition, feed the need for restaurant reality and serve up a recipe for business success.

Marketing and Social Media Strategy for Restaurants | Nate Riggs » Podcast

  • Publisher: Nate Riggs
  • Total Episodes: 3

If you’re serious about the restaurant business, then you need to be listening to the Social Restaurant Podcast! Social Restaurant Podcast is a weekly talk show hosted and produced by NR Media Group. Tune in each week to catch interviews with top restaurant executives and operators, technology entrepreneurs, authors and other thought leaders driving growth in the restaurant business. Episodes run 30-60 minutes in length and can include interviews, special educational segments, tips, tricks and ‘how to’ information served with a generous helping of fun. So what are you waiting for? Subscribe now and tune in each week to the Social Restaurant Podcast!

The Stache Podcast: Local SEO – Social Media – Email – Photography- For Restaurants & More

  • Publisher: Mikel Zaremba: Local Business Internet Marketing Specialist
  • Total Episodes: 5

Internet marketing advice, tips and tricks for restaurants and other local businesses. Learn how to use seo, social media, email, ads and more to successfully market your local business online.

Couch Restaurants

  • Publisher: Web Communications, Marketing & New Media
  • Total Episodes: 4

Couch Restaurants

Food Wine Restaurants Chef Reviews

  • Publisher:
  • Total Episodes: 11

Insider’s Guide to Luxury Travel, Restaurant Reviews, Celebrity Chefs & Nightlife


  • Publisher: Mak Ward
  • Total Episodes: 4

A podcast where a bunch of friends rant about working in the food service industry.

Save Our Restaurants

  • Publisher: MontclairMealKits.com
  • Total Episodes: 4

A podcast that chronicles one man’s attempt to help his local restaurant escape sky-high delivery app commissions to make it through the pandemic and beyond.

The Business of Restaurants

  • Publisher: Evan
  • Total Episodes: 8

The Business of Restaurants is an interview based podcast series hosted by Irish based restaurant consultant Evan O’Ceallaigh. Every week Evan sits down with a leading restaurant owner to hear about their stories to get to where they are, some of the highlights and challenges along the way, and most importantly chats about the business of the restaurant industry!

Mondays Off: Working in Bars & Restaurants

  • Publisher: Karina Stenquist
  • Total Episodes: 15

Audio newsletter of sorts with news, stories, interviews, chats, kvetching and inspiration from bar and restaurant folks all over who are trying to make this industry better for workers, launched in the year of our Covid, summer 2020.

Infinite Restaurants Podcast

  • Publisher: Andy Cook
  • Total Episodes: 7

Restaurants reflect the cultures, societies, and the communities they serve and are equally infinite. Whatever your relationship with the industry is, we’ll bring you stories from the frontlines of hospitality to expand your restaurant awareness. Infinite Restaurants shares insights, perspectives, and stories from from industry pros of every stripe: Front Of House (FOH), Back Of House (BOH), Operations (OPS), and the Jack & Jills of all trades in between.

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