One half of the Grub Club, Olivia Sibony, guests the show to talk about a new business idea that’s got London foodies itching to try a wide range of cuisine, prepared by chefs ranging from talented amateurs to Le Cordon Bleu trained, often in interesting and obscure spaces around London. The Grub Club also acts as a platform for new and aspiring restaurateurs looking to bring their ideas to market.
Olivia talks at length about how she and her business partner, Sid Vijayakumar, got the business up and running with the support of family and friends.
What’s more, on the eve of a crowdsourcing venture, Olivia gives us an insight into the role email, social media and the community have played in driving the Grub Club forward.
Some Grub Club ‘Big Data’ from the last 18 months – Grub Club have:
Worked with 450 venues across London
Worked with over 200 Chefs
Hosted over 1000 Grub Clubs
Served 20,000 people around 80,ooo plates of food
Poured 64,000 glasses of alcohol and broken just 12 glasses!
Seen 12 new romances and had ONLY one power cut!
Images courtesy of The Grub Club.