Road to Recovery: How the hospitality industry is attracting staff during a labour shortage


In this week’s segment of Road to Recovery with Douglas Magazine, CHEK’s Jasmine Bala chats with Paul Hadfield, owner and founder of Spinnaker’s Brewpub.

Spinnaker’s Brewpub is known as one of the most iconic restaurant brands in Victoria but just like others in the hospitality industry, it has suffered through the pandemic. Hadfield has experienced many ups and downs as an entrepreneur but the pandemic challenged him like never before. Still, he pivoted and kept his business alive.

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Now, the hospitality industry is facing new problems: keeping staff and maintaining revenue.

Hadfield explains in this episode how Spinnaker’s Brewpub managed to stay afloat during the pandemic and what he’s doing to attract and retain employees during an industry-wide labour shortage.

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Road to Recovery is done in partnership with Douglas Magazine.

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