Episode 30: Chefs Can Have Lives? ft. Ben Randall

Ben Randall, host of In The Weeds podcast joins Kath & Jan for their 30th episode! They chat about what happens behind the scenes in a kitchen, why you need to fake it til you make it and how Chefs are able to have lives outside the kitchen!

Episode 28: "I Was Also a Hostess in Boston" ft. Anna Roisman

What do Anna Roisman, Kath & Jan all have in common? They were hostesses in Boston! Anna shares her introduction to the industry in Beantown and how she became a maître'd extraordinaire eventually working in LA and NYC. Listen as Anna shares the highs and the lows of being the first face you see in the restaurant when you walk in and then watch her show, The Unemployed Show on Facebook Live!

Episode 27: 'I’m Not Asking For a Dog Fart Shot' ft. Katharine Heller

Kath & Jan are joined by Katharine Heller who admits that she would rather be hosting the party rather than attending it. Katharine, the creator and host of the hit storytelling podcast, Tell The Bartender has seen and heard it all. She chats about bartending in the nineties pre online dating, what it was like working right after 9/11 and why it's important to know what a Wet Martini is!

Episode 26: Eating on the Subway is Gross and We've All Done it ft. Joanna Shaw Flamm

Doritos are not dinner! Joanna Shaw Flamm joins Kath & Jan to talk about how to prioritize taking care of yourself when you work in the industry. Since many of us are used to putting guests first, we often forget about our own needs - eating (real) food, drinking (water - not vodka) and having a full night rest. Listen to these tips and tricks to get you ready for the busy season!

Episode 25: In the Service LIVE ft. Crystal Beth, Jay Neal and Nico Russell

Kath & Jan leave the studio to host a live show of In The Service taped at the PIT Loft on September 30, 2017. Crystal Beth joins us right after working a double at work where she wore many hats! Then we chat with Jay Neal and Nico Russell about life in the industry, balancing passion and productivity and Oxalis, Nico's amazing and delicious pop up restaurant! 

Episode 22: "I Smelled like Cake for 6 Months" ft. Emma Kobolackis

Being extremely close to fire in the kitchen ignited Emma's passion to become a Jill of all trades in freelance cooking, food writing, and making chocolate! Listen as Kath & Jan talk to Emma Kobolackis and try and find out how she does it all!

Episode 21: "Table 99 Needs Water" ft. Jose

Kath & Jan speak to their former co-worker and server of the century, Jose about what it takes to stay calm in the face of a storm, the Department of Health and what happens when you find a surprise in your food ... 

Episode 20: 'We Left an $100 Tip' ft. Matt DeCaro

Kath & Jan welcome Matt DeCaro, the writer and creator of the theme song for, In The Service! Matt talks about being an ex service employee, how he currently works with celebrity chefs and how he used to be so f***n skinny

Episode 19: 'Instant Gratification All Night Long' ft. Elsa DeTripp

Kath & Jan get behind the bar and chat why service bar is the best place to work as a bartender and the worst place to order a drink as a guest. They welcome Elsa DeTripp, a staple behind many bars in NYC who talks about co-founding High Spirits, a pop up bar experience!

Episode 17: In The Service: LIVE and on the Floor

Kath & Jan step off the service floor and onto the stage to bring you their first ever LIVE podcast recording. They welcome special guests, Zahra Tangorra (High Five Girl), Jay Neal (Riviera Catering), Tyler Lyne (Riviera Catering) and Keith Malley (Keith and the Girl). Featuring LIVE music from Matt DeCaro (the creator of our theme song).

Episode 14: 'Wait, So I Can Ask For Help?' - Ft. John Zachary Townsend

Kath & Jan discuss what really keeps the show running- the support staff. Listen as special guest, John Zachary Townsend discusses his experience being a runner, busser, barista, and more! We also talk management (good and bad), fudging your service resumes (everyone's done it), and how to keep it all together on a busy night (yes, we have hot tips)!

Episode 12: "Heartbreak and Water Damage" Ft. Zahra Tangorra

'I decided the best thing to do would be to open a restaurant without any experience' we chat with Zahra Tangorra, about the Highs and lows of opening and running a restaurant, her new site High Five Girl which she co-founded and spaghetti. Oh so much spaghetti