Melbourne Dining Group owns the very successful Hochi Mama and Straight Outta Saigon brands, serving some of the best Asian fusion food in Melbourne all backed by Hip-Hop beats.
Their director and owner Thai Ho has a rich history of bringing some of the best urban musical acts to Australia as well as being a former nightclub owner.
With a passion for the hospitality and entertainment industry, fostering entrepreneurship, and always knowing how to promote a great hospitality experience, I feel fortunate to sit down with Thai Ho on this week’s podcast.
In this podcast we discuss:
-How he started out in the hospitality and entertainment industry.
-Running events and getting a big break at 17 years old.
-How the business idea for Hochi Mama and Straight Outta Saigon came about.
-The importance of mentoring at the start of your journey.
-Developing a memorable experience consistently.
-Implementing reward and recognition into the business.
-Thai’s role with Project Gen Z and mentoring young people in entrepreneurship.
-The power of belief in yourself.
-The advice for running multi-format businesses
-The exciting projects that the team is working on in 2022/23.
Please find our guest information here:
Website: https://hochimama.melbourne/ (https://hochimama.melbourne/)
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hochi_mama/ (https://www.instagram.com/hochi_mama/)
Please find us here at POH:
Website: https://principleofhospitality.com/ (https://principleofhospitality.com/)
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/principle_of_hospitality/ (https://www.instagram.com/principle_of_hospitality/)
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