Episode 28: Ryan Chetiyawardana aka Mr. Lyan on rethinking sustainability, creativity and growth, and challenging the status quo
I am so excited to present my interview today with Ryan Chetiyawardana, aka, Mr Lyan.
Ryan is an Internationally renowned bartender, businessman, and author, and he and his establishments have won heaps of awards- from International Bartender of the year to World’s Best Bar, to Best Bar Team, to World’s Best Bar Menu, and so much more. Currently his venues include Lyaness, Cub and Super Lyan (re-located from London to Amsterdam), and he's launching another venue, Silver Lyan, In Washington D.C this winter.
In the podcast today we discuss
Ryan’s early days in food & beverage
Challenging the status quo
Opening and closing successful bars
Creativity & growth, and so much more
A quick note to our listeners- the audio is a little shaky for the first minute, but please stay with us, because Ryan is brilliant, gracious, and you'll kick yourself if you don’t.
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