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With a deep love for podcasts, I've harnessed my passion and creativity to create my own show, a venture born out of necessity when I relocated to the vibrant Key West, FL. My podcast is a weekly platform where I have the privilege of interviewing a diverse range of guests, including business owners, artists, musicians, and fellow entrepreneurs. Over the course of more than three years, this show has become a dynamic and engaging resource for listeners. You can catch the latest episodes ever ...
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In this special episode, I join Gregory and Kayla on the Founders Forum Podcast to discuss my entrepreneurial journey. We delve into the origins of my career, exploring the pivotal moments that shaped my path and sharing insights into the challenges and triumphs along the way. About the GrowWise Agency GrowWise Agency is committed to empowering sma…
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In this episode, Mark Baratto sits down with Chef Ricard of the Lola's Bistro, when they first opened. This is one of our favorite restaurants and continues to be one of the best on the island 5 years later. We talked about how he got started, working with some of the top French and Italian chefs, why he chose to only have 9 tables, and how he love…
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In this episode, we dive into the refreshing world of Lemon & Lily with founders Holly Tremaine and Krystal Sanchez. Discover the inspiring story behind their unique venture of combining lemonade and flowers in a single cozy space. Highlights: Origin Story: How Holly and Krystal discovered the perfect spot and what inspired their collaboration. Bus…
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In this episode of the podcast, host Mark Baratto sits down with Paul Menta, a chef, kiteboarder, rum distiller, and now TV star, to discuss his exciting role in Episode 1 of Gordon Ramsay's Uncharted. which aired on May 27th on National Geographic. In this episode, we discuss the behind-the-scenes stories and learn more about the thrilling cook-of…
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In this episode of the podcast, host Mark Baratto sits down with Paul Menta, a chef, kiteboarder, rum distiller, and now TV star, to discuss his exciting role in Episode 1 of Gordon Ramsay's Uncharted. Airing on May 27th at 9pm on National Geographic, this episode showcases Paul's unique journey to being featured on the show, including how he was c…
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In this episode, Mark Baratto sits down with Rayza Zavaleta, the general manager of both Garbo's Grill locations. We talk about the history of Garbo's, their first location, how it ended up at Hank's Saloon, and why they had to move from the back to the front. More on Garbo's Grill Key West’s TOP "HIDDEN GEM" as seen repeatedly on Food Network’s Di…
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In this episode, Mark Baratto has a role reversal and sits down with Thatcher Kezer on the "Business Talks Podcast with Boostbeam." Thatcher gets into the weeds on how I started as an artist and where my brand is headed. More on BoostBeam Website: https://boostbeam.site/Podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/thatcher-kezer If you want to …
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Join Mark Baratto in this exciting episode as he chats with Neil Lindley, a self-proclaimed Rum Grand Master. Dive into Neil's journey into the world of rum, his inspiration behind creating Key West's first-ever Rum Festival, and explore some of the event highlights. This four-day festival, coinciding with National Rum Day on August 16, promises to…
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Join host Mark Baratto as he dives into the colorful and eclectic world of “Woolly” Willie Alsedek, a master of storytelling whose life reads like a novel. In Episode 242, we unravel the threads of Willie’s adventurous journey from aspiring filmmaker to beloved author and artist. Willie opens up about the serendipitous rock-paper-scissors game that…
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In this delectable episode, join host Mark Baratto as he dives into the heart of Key West's culinary scene with Scott Pridgen, Executive Director of A.H. Monroe. Discover the essence of the "Taste of Key West" event, a gastronomic festival that marries the love for food with a noble cause, with all proceeds supporting AHMonroe's initiatives. Set ag…
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Join Mark Baratto as he dives into the flavorful world of The Waggin' Wiggle, Key West's newest food truck sensation, with founders Bella Usenza and Alvaro Del Castillo. Discover the story behind their tropical slider paradise, from dream to delicious reality. Bella and Alvaro, seasoned veterans in the hospitality and service industry, share their …
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In this inspiring episode, host Mark Baratto sits down with Keith Hopkins, the other half of The Concierge Girl, to explore the adventurous journey and the thriving business he runs with Kelly Hopkins in Key West. Keith shares insights into their unique boat charter services, the innovative addition of golf carts, and the pivotal risks that led to …
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In This Episode: Join Mark Baratto as he sits down with the remarkably talented Ryan Halligan, the artist and visionary behind Phat Slabs. Dive into Ryan's captivating journey from his initial foray into woodworking and resin art to finding his true passion. Discover the inspirations drawn from the lush landscapes of Florida that fuel his creativit…
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In this captivating episode, join Mark Baratto as he engages in a fascinating conversation with Susann D'Antonio, the esteemed president of the Key West Art Center & Gallery. Dive deep into the vibrant world of the 59th annual Key West Art & Craft Festival, a celebrated event that showcases an incredible array of art and crafts. Listen as we explor…
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In this engaging episode, host Mark Baratto sits down with the talented craft cocktail maker and proud owner of Coasting Cocktails, Jessica. Join us as Jessica shares her inspiring journey into the world of mixology and recounts the pivotal steps she took to establish her business, which has quickly become a sensation at events. More on Coasting Co…
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In this episode, join Mark Baratto in a conversation with Mariam Tvaliashvili, the visionary behind the transformation from KWSOAPS to E11DROPS. Discover the significant changes that have taken place in the three years since their last discussion. Mariam shares insights into the bold decisions she made, including expanding her team and doubling the…
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Join Mark Baratto in this delightful episode as he engages in a conversation with Buck Epstein, one of the masterminds behind Doozee Bespoke Ice Cream Bar Shop. Explore Buck's entrepreneurial journey, the allure of the ice cream business, and the innovative concepts reshaping the game. More on Doozzee Bespoke Ice Cream Bar Shop🍦 Indulge in the reim…
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Join Mark Baratto in this exciting episode as he reunites with Jordan Upchurch, the brilliant mind behind the rejuvenated Follow The Rabbit speakeasy. Discover the enchanting world of Follow The Rabbit as they outgrow their space, delve into the secrets behind their success, and unveil their latest addition - delectable food! If you have not alread…
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🎙️ Introduction: In this special episode, we want to express our sincere gratitude to all of our amazing listeners, social media followers, and those who support us in-store. Thank you for being a crucial part of our podcast journey. Your support means the world to us! 🙏 Thank You Message: To everyone who has tuned in, followed us on social media, …
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Join Mark Baratto in this episode as he delves into the fascinating journey of Suzanne Orchard, the owner of Key West Island Books. From a lucrative career in the service industry to passionately pursuing her love for books, Suzanne shares her inspiring story. Discover the insights and wisdom scattered throughout the episode, including the pivotal …
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In this episode, Mark Baratto sits down with Kit Carson, the Earl of Pizza at Angelina's Pizza. We talk about how he came to help a friend open up a little place called "Rick's" decades ago, why he stayed and became the "Earl of Pizza" and why he started his successful YouTube show and podcast, "Sit with Kit." More about Angelina's Pizza For over t…
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In this episode, Mark Baratto sits down with artist, surf show fanatic and serial entrepreneur, Letty Nowak. We talk about her humble beginnings in Key West, her first art gallery, surf shop and how she now manages all of 7 of her businesses along side her family life with her husband, Mauricio. FYI, she also painted the iconic, "Greetings from KEY…
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In this episode, Mark Baratto sits down with Teresa, the illustrator and author of her new book, "Drawn to Key West." We talk about her inspiration for the book and how she picked up and moved to Key West to fulfill her artistic dreams. More on Drawn to Key West Key West is a national anomaly that offers a unique charm unlike any other city in Amer…
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In this episode, Mark Baratto sits down with published author, Richard "Conch Boy" Gomez to talk about his fictional book based on his own life as a smuggler in Key West during the 80's. More on Key West: A Smuggler's Tale In Key West: A Smuggler's Tale, we meet Bobby Campo, a journalist and native of Key West who is writing his first novel about a…
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In this episode, Mark Baratto sits down with Teo Masters and Carl Schutze with Primerica Financial Services. We talk about creating long-term wealth, how to get yourself out of debt, and the proper way to set yourself up for financial freedom. More on Primerica Financial Services Taking control of your financial future can feel overwhelming. And, i…
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In this episode, Mark Baratto sits down with XINSURANCE owner, Rick J. Lindsey. We talk about sponsoring the Powerboat races, helicopter flying, and of course, insurance. More on XINSURANCE As he progressed on his career path, Rick J. Lindsey discovered an urgent need for insurers willing to write policies for high-risk individuals and businesses. …
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In this episode, Mark Baratto sits down with head chef Pietro Consorti and Jessica Cain, the General Manager at the Hyatt Centric Key West Resort & Spa. We talk about the Hyatt's decision to change their restaurant, how well Pietro works with Richard Blais with the menu and how this perfect location is catering to local as well as tourists. More on…
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This is one of my favorite episodes and worth listening to again!! In this episode, Mark Baratto sits down with Philip Spottswood, the director of Food And Beverage at Spottswood Companies. Philip took us on a tour down memory lane on how he built his business smarts though hard work and tenacity. He also gave us some insight on how the Spottswood …
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This is a recap episode of my very first episode here in Key West talking about Fantasy Fest. I wanted to release this episode for the last weekend of Fantasy Fest, so you all could learn more about this week long party that happens every year in Key West! In our first episode, Mark Baratto speaks with Nadene Grossman Orr who handles all of the pla…
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In this episode, Mark Baratto sits down with artist Gayle Antonides, and newest member of the Shops at Mallory Square. We talk about her journey into art, how she worked her way from farmers markets to opening her own gallery/studio space, and living in her converted school bus. More on Bug Ceramics Gallery Committed to sustainable art practices an…
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In this reboot episode, the tables are turned as Mark Baratto sits down with podcast host Kelly Hopkins on her show The Local Side of Key West. We talk about my art and how I got started, social media, and how I started my podcast. This interview happened in the gallery right after I interviewed Kelly for my podcast (episode found here). More infor…
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In this episode, Mark Baratto sits down with the owner of The Baklava Key West. We talk about how these delicious treats make their way from Istanbul to Key West daily and the inspiration behind bring this classic Turkish dish to Old Town. More on The Baklava Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thebaklava.keywest/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.co…
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In this episode, Mark Baratto sits down with 2005 Mayor Morgan Joseph McPherson. We talk about how he turned his dream of going into the NFL into being a public servant. More on Morgan McPherson In 2005, Morgan McPherson defeated incumbent Mayor Jimmy Weekley and was the Mayor of Key West from 2005-2009. Area Advisory Committeeman, Boys' and Girls'…
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In a remarkable display of unity and celebration, the vibrant island community of Key West came together to host the largest-ever pop-up parade to honor the legendary musician and local icon, Jimmy Buffett, following his passing. The incredible story behind this unforgettable event is now available in a captivating podcast interview hosted by Mark …
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In this episode, Mark Baratto sits down with fellow artist, Maggie Ruley. We talk about how she got started as an artist, how she made her way to Key West, and when she made the jump to full-time artist and gallery owner. More on Maggie Ruley Many people who love Key West could not live at their highest potential on a itsy-bitsy island. If that's y…
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In this episode, Mark Baratto sits down with the owners of Key West's newest restaurant, Atlas Izakaya. We talk about their inspiration for the restaurant, their experience in the industry, their tasting menu, and giving back to the community. More on Atlas Izakaya Izakaya means “stay-drink-place”. It is a word used to describe the perfect spot to …
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In this episode, Mark Baratto sits down with Key West local Nick Norman to talk about where he started, and where he is going in this previous episode REBOOT. We find out how he got started with music and how he is constantly working to "sharpen the sword" of his craft. This is one of my favorite interviews so far because Nick is so easy to talk to…
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In this exclusive interview reboot, Mark Baratto sits down with Rapper and Singer of the Dirty Heads, Jared Watson (aka Dirty J). This interview happened 30 minutes before the band went on stage for the beginning of their national tour, down here at the Key West Amphitheater. It may have been short, but for those fans out there, we touched on the b…
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In this episode of the podcast, Mark Baratto sits down with the Kiteboarder, Chef, and owner/creator of the Key West First Legal Rum Distillery, Paul Menta. We talk about how Paul took a number of chances when creating his rum distillery and how his "failures" help him find success. In a post-COVID-19 world, Paul saw how hand sanitizer was hard to …
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In this episode, Mark Baratto sits down with interior designer and self proclaimed vintage treasure hunter, Alexandra. We talk about her career as an interior designer, her mobile design studio and her new shop at the Shops at Mallory Square; right down the hall from the Backyards of Key West Gallery 😎. More on Boutique Alexandra Website: https://w…
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In this episode, Mark Baratto sits down with local musician, Reggae Lou. We talk about Lou's past, how he got into music, how he almost died (a couple of times), and how he finally found his groove. More on Reggae Lou & The Kind Budz Website: https://www.reggaelou.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/reggae_lou/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.…
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Did you know that Bagatelle, Nine One Five Restaurant & Bar, and First Flight Island Restaurant & Brewery are all owned by the same people? In this episode, Mark Baratto sits down with co-owner Damian DeAngelis. We talk about how he got involved in the restaurant business, which of the three were acquired first, and why he wanted to keep going unti…
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In today's episode, Mark Baratto sits down with Frankie Flemming, Key West's top professional Makeup Artist. We talk about Frankie's experience on QVC, her world-traveling doing makeup, and how she landed here in Key West. More on Frankie Website: https://www.frankiekeywest.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/frankiekeywest/ TikTok: https://w…
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In this episode, Mark Baratto sits down with musicians from the band Homegrown. We talk about how they got started and why they love building their base in Key West. More on Homegrown Music Links: https://linktr.ee/homegrownmusic Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/wearehomegrown/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/weare_homegrownband/ TikTok: htt…
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In this episode, Mark Baratto sits down with singer-songwriter John Goolsby. This interview was done over a year ago and was completely lost. After some technical creativity, I was able to restore it and loved our banter back and forth, which is why I am releasing it! More on John Goolsby Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/johngoolsbymusic/ Instagr…
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In this episode, Mark Baratto sits down with Len Johnson, the co-owner of Better Than Sex - A Dessert Restaurant, to talk about what has been happing in their restaurant after being opened for 15 years! We talk about new locations, new menu items, and how Len and Dani keep their staff loving where they work! To listen to our first episode, CLICK HE…
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In this episode, Mark Baratto sits down with Farmer Jeanne Selander to talk about how the animal farm started, how it impacts the community, and Farmer Jeanne's love for all animals. More on the Children's Animal Farm Website: https://www.keysso.net/farmFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/KeysAnimalFarm/ The Animal Farm is open, free of charge, the …
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In this episode, Mark Baratto sits down with singer-songwriter, Howard Livingston. We talk about how he started his career as a musician and how he is a successful musician with no agent or record label. More on Howard Livingston Howie actually did what many folks dream of doing: he gave up the workaday world, moved to the Florida Keys, and became …
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In this episode, Mark Baratto sits down with Tucker's Provisions creator, and managing partner, Kurt Matarazzo. We talk about the creation of the legendary apparel brand started, a little backstory on Kurt, and what's in store for the brand's expansion. More on Tucker's Provisions Born from a time when people shopped for quality, Tucker’s Provision…
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In this episode, Mark Baratto sits down with the creators of Artfully Keys, Lance Berry, Sara Pasqueretta, and Chris Anderson. We talk about the Artfully Keys concept, bringing artists together, and trying to fine out #WheresErnesto MORE ON ARTFULLY KEYS Come Be Apart Of The Family! If you are an artist located in the Florida Keys that would like t…
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