Timothy put the Kettel on : Talking Hospitality

Timothy put the Kettel on : Talking Hospitality

This unique and fun podcast brings together a recruiter and chef to talk about the issues in Hospitality, speaking to their guests on wide-ranging topics from mental health & sobriety to attracting, hiring & retention of staff. Each episode of Timothy put the Kettel on deals with a different issue and every guest is required to provide a solution or tip on the issues raised. Season 1 looks at how things were during lockdown for Hospitality businesses and positive stories that were coming out of the industry at the time. Season 2 looks at businesses as they reopened and the future of Hospitality Season 3 looks at the staffing crisis currently, what can be done about it and a whole range of other topics challenging Hospitality right now. Join founder hosts Timothy R. Andrews, Sarah Kettel and from season 3 new co-host Tracey Rashid, for this light-hearted and yet informative podcast. Sit back, put on your headphones or speakers and listen as you put the Kettel on.


June 7, 2023 19 mins
Mark McCulloch from Hospitality Rising discusses with co-hosts Timothy R Andrews & Sarah Kettel the current recruitment crisis in Hospitality.

He shares how Hospitality Rising was formed and how it tackled head on the poor reception Hospitality has an employer.

In todays' episode find out how a ransom letter to a fishy company led Mark into Hospitality and how not being able to get a coffee in the morning led to a significant ste...
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In this episode of Timothy put the Kettel on: Talking Hospitality, Executive Chef Sebastian Price shares his insights on how to recruit and retain top talent in the hospitality industry.

Sebastian discusses the challenges of hiring and keeping good chefs in the current climate, and offers advice on how to create a positive and supportive work environment that will attract and retain top talent.

Sebastian also discusses the importance...
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Wow! Season 3 and what a great start to what promises to be an incredible season.

To kick things off, Jill Whittaker MD of Hit Training joins founder hosts Timothy R. Andrews and Sarah Kettel for this deeply insightful, thought-provoking and a whole lot of fun podcast.

We discuss OBEs, the differences between young people and people over 50, and how Hospitality employers need to look beyond the wrinkles and numbers, but need to look ...
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After a break of over a year, Timothy R. Andrews and Sarah Kettel reunite for this very special Christmas episode of 2022.

We catch up with our co-hosts to find out what's been happening in their lives since we last heard from them. We find out why Sarah is no longer a chef, and some of the experiences Timothy had on the other side of Hospitality recruitment when he applied for jobs.

We hear about what the future holds for Timothy pu...
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Find out how our guest connected Hospitality professionals across the world to people of all levels in their careers to help mentor and support people in their careers. If you haven't heard about this, then perhaps now you should!

James Lemon speaks to co-hosts Sarah Kettel and Timothy R Andrews about his revolutionary platform Otolo and how he has been bringing Hospitality people together from all over the world.

Also… who is the o...
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We’re back with our latest episode. So grab a cuppa and hear our latest inspirational Hospitality guest, Jane Pendlebury CEO at HOSPA.

In this episode of Timothy Put The Kettel On, find out about Jane’s hospitality journey, how she became CEO of this incredible organisation and the amazing work they have been doing supporting the Hospitality industry during it’s darkest period.

We discuss Hospitality as a career, whether soup is a b...
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Grab yourself a biscuit and a brew and listen to this week’s inspirational hospitality podcast with special guest Chief Story Teller and Head of Employer Brand for Honest Burgers, Oli Cavaliero.

In this episode of Timothy Put The Kettel On, find out about Olis’ hospitality and recruitment journey, and why did Honest Burgers lock potential employees into a room and watch as they tried to escape.

Find out also how Honest Burgers connec...
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Put the kettle on, grab a cuppa and catch up with our latest inspirational hospitality podcast with special guests Joanne Taylor-Stagg FIH MI (The Athenaeum Hotel & Residences) & Dr Hilary Cooke FIH MI (Merlin Consultancy) as they talk about the Master Innholders initiative MIDAS.

In this episode find out how MIDAS came about. What does it even mean?
Also hear what the landscape will look like when Hospitality reopens and wha...
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2020 and the start to 2021 was an incredibly tough year for Hospitality professionals throughout the world. Whilst many suffered, others took hold of their situation and tried to make the best of the situation, opening new doors whilst other doors were being closed around them.
One such person is our guest Sebastian Price, Founder of the Raw Pantry. In todays episode we listen to his emotional and heart felt journey as industry he l...
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Happy Chinese New Year everybody!

As we enter the year of the Ox, we talk to the highly inspirational and ground breaking Sally Beck, founder and board member of the Hoteliers' Charter and General Manager of the Royal Lancaster London hotel.

In todays funny and stimulating episode we hear about Sally’s journey in Hospitality, the job opportunities within our amazing industry, how she plans to unite the UK Hotel industry through the r...
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We are delighted to have the amazing and inspiring Libbie Mia AIH, Founder of Hospitality Talks, onto our show.

Please note at the time of the episode Libbie was not married and so is referred to as "Libbie Davies" throughout.

She shares her story of how being furloughed didn't stop her, but rather was an opportunity for growth. An inspiration to Hospitality professionals young and old - this podcast is a MUST Listen!

A new season, a ...
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Food Wastage in the UK is huge, with an estimated 9.5 MILLION tonnes of food being wasted annually. At the same time, 8.4 million people in the country are going without food or regular meals.

In episode 13 of Timothy Put the Kettel on, co-hosts Timothy R Andrews and Sarah Kettel speak to Dee Vadukul from PlanZheroes talk about how they are a gateway for hospitality businesses and their food suppliers, ensuring that surplus food is ...
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What a year it’s been – and yet the podcast has just grown and grown

Co-hosts Timothy R Andrews and Sarah Kettel look back at all our incredible guests we’ve had over lockdown, tiers and pandemics.

The podcast has focused on bringing listeners solutions to the issues we are facing in hospitality and inspirational stories from the incredible people who make up our hospitality industry family.

Sarah & Timothy R tackle hard hitting s...
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We speak with previous guest Paul Cook about his adventures on Mt Kilimanjaro. Paul shares his inspirational story with hosts Timothy R Andrews and Sarah Kettel. If Christmas has been a downer, then this a great antidote. If you don't know what to do next for your career, or are struggling with change then listen to Paul and get inspired!

Episode 12: Lessons From A Christmas Mountain

Co-Hosted by: Timothy R Andrews https://www.timoth...
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In this amazing podcast, Timothy Put The Kettle On co-hosts Sarah Kettel & Timothy R Andrews discuss with Digital and Online expert, co-founder of Shine Offline, Laura Willis why digital and social media technology is so addictive, how it can be overwhelming and what you can do to regain control, get back your life AND have a healthy relationship with your tech.

For more info on our guest speaker and her organisation, visit: https:...
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December 8, 2020 15 mins
In todays episode of Timothy put the Kettle on, we have guest speaker Lynne Maltman who talks about how taking the One Year No Beer 90 Day Alcohol Free challenge changed her relationship with alcohol forever and has had a positive impact in all areas of her life.

Timothy R Andrews and Sarah Kettel discuss with Lynne Maltman some top tips on how to regain your confidence and advice on where to go if you're struggling with your relat...
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December 1, 2020 14 mins
In todays episode of Timothy put the Kettle on, we have guest speaker author and events guru Paul Cook from https://hybrideventcentre.com/.
Timothy R Andrews and Sarah Kettel discuss with Paul the impact of Coronavirus and lockdown on the events industry. We take a look at how hybrid events are the future for the events industry and how the new opportunities this has presented for students and current employers in events.

For more...
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October 22, 2020 15 mins
In this episode co-hosts Sarah Kettel and Timothy R Andrews speak with Lisa Carey from Open Kitchens.

8.4 million people within the UK are struggling to put food on the table. This figure is likely to go up in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic.

Open Kitchens have been opening up kitchens across the UK to ensure food could reach families, communities and people who have been isolated and devasted by the Coronavirus and subsequent ...
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October 15, 2020 18 mins
Hospitality Action was established in 1837 and has since offered vital assistance to all who work, or have worked within hospitality in the UK.

Since that time it has helped support chefs, waiters, housekeepers, managers, concierges, receptionists and kitchen porters, sommeliers, bartenders, catering assistants and cooks across the UK. As the impact of covid-19 ravages through the Hospitality sector, never has there been such a need...
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This is the final chapter in our 3 part miniseries focusing on mental health in hospitality.

This episode focuses on how to recognise the signs that you or your colleague are suffering from mental health issues such as depression or anxiety.

Our special guest speaker, Mindset & Lifecoach Susan Grandfield (www.SusanGrandfield.com) explores ways of preventing it taking hold.

If you are struggling with mental health, or know someone wh...
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