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April 18, 2024

S1E7 - De artista en gira a propietario de un bar por primera vez con Daniel González, dueño de The Cleat

Primer episodio de 2021, charlamos con Daniel González, uno de los socios de Boater's Grill y The Cleat Miami. Estos locales no sólo son únicos...

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April 18, 2024

S1E7 - De artista en gira a propietario de un bar por primera vez con Daniel González, dueño de The Cleat

Primer episodio de 2021, charlamos con Daniel González, uno de los socios de Boater's Grill y The Cleat Miami. Estos locales no sólo son únicos...

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Notas del programa

Episode Notes

In this episode of Wisking It All, host Angelo Esposito interviews Danny Gonzalez, co-owner of Cleet Miami, a bar and restaurant located in Cape Florida State Park. Danny shares the unique experience of being the first venue in the United States to have a liquor license in a state park. He discusses the different concessions in the park, including Lighthouse Cafe and Boaters Grill, and dives into the concept and inspiration behind Cleet Miami. Danny also talks about his background in the music industry and how he transitioned into the hospitality industry. He offers advice for new bar owners and emphasizes the importance of taking things one step at a time and being patient.

Takeaways

  • Cleet Miami is the first venue in the United States to have a liquor license in a state park.
  • The concessions in Cape Florida State Park include Lighthouse Cafe, Boaters Grill, and Cleet Miami.
  • Danny Gonzalez transitioned from the music industry to the hospitality industry.
  • One of the key pieces of advice for new bar owners is to take things one step at a time and be patient.
  • The success of a bar is not just about the drinks and food, but also about the overall experience, vibe, and customer service.

Timestamps

00:00 Introduction and Background

04:44 The Unique Location of Cleet Miami

08:56 Transitioning from the Music Industry to Hospitality

23:26 The Importance of the Overall Bar Experience

29:40 Last Day on Earth

Recursos

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Meet Your Host & Guest

Daniel Gonzales, Owner of The Cleat and a partner at Boater's Grill

Daniel Gonzalez is a partner at Boater’s Grill and The Cleat Miami, where he brings innovation and creativity to the culinary scene. These venues stand out for their distinction as some of the first to secure a liquor license within a State park. Moreover, they boast stunning views of the Miami sunset, a rarity typically associated with Florida's west coast. Daniel's leadership and vision contribute to the unique dining experiences offered at these establishments, making them cherished destinations for locals and visitors alike.

ANGELO ESPOSITO, CO-FOUNDER AND CEO OF WISK.AI

Meet Angelo Esposito, the Co-Founder and CEO of WISK.ai, Angelo's vision is to revolutionize the hospitality industry by creating an inventory software that allows bar and restaurant owners to streamline their operations, improve their margins and sales, and minimize waste. With over a decade of experience in the hospitality industry, Angelo deeply understands the challenges faced by bar and restaurant owners. From managing inventory to tracking sales to forecasting demand, Angelo has seen it all firsthand. This gave him the insight he needed to create WISK.ai.

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Notas del programa

Episode Notes

In this episode of Wisking It All, host Angelo Esposito interviews Danny Gonzalez, co-owner of Cleet Miami, a bar and restaurant located in Cape Florida State Park. Danny shares the unique experience of being the first venue in the United States to have a liquor license in a state park. He discusses the different concessions in the park, including Lighthouse Cafe and Boaters Grill, and dives into the concept and inspiration behind Cleet Miami. Danny also talks about his background in the music industry and how he transitioned into the hospitality industry. He offers advice for new bar owners and emphasizes the importance of taking things one step at a time and being patient.

Takeaways

  • Cleet Miami is the first venue in the United States to have a liquor license in a state park.
  • The concessions in Cape Florida State Park include Lighthouse Cafe, Boaters Grill, and Cleet Miami.
  • Danny Gonzalez transitioned from the music industry to the hospitality industry.
  • One of the key pieces of advice for new bar owners is to take things one step at a time and be patient.
  • The success of a bar is not just about the drinks and food, but also about the overall experience, vibe, and customer service.

Timestamps

00:00 Introduction and Background

04:44 The Unique Location of Cleet Miami

08:56 Transitioning from the Music Industry to Hospitality

23:26 The Importance of the Overall Bar Experience

29:40 Last Day on Earth

Recursos

Follow The Cleats on Instagram!