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#086: San Diego’s Next Great Brewery Experience – My Yard Live

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Jamie Minotti & Mark McLarry – My Yard Live – @myyardlive – San Marcos, CA

Podcast recorded live above the butcher shop at Valley Farm Market in Spring Valley, California.

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Summary

  • Jamie Minotti and Mark McLarry are partners in My Yard Live, a new brewery-restaurant and live entertainment venue opening summer of 2019 in San Marcos, CA.
  • My Yard Live is an experiential community gathering space bringing together quality food, libations, activities, and unique experiences for all ages to enjoy.
  • Jamie and Mark describe partnering with the City of San Marcos to get the location for My Yard Live.
  • Wanting to stand out among the 150+ breweries in San Diego, Jamie and Mark are bringing a new concept to breweries by placing Freddy Bensch in charge of beer recipes and Pat Korn heading brewing operations.
  • Bringing on George McKerrow as a partner and the impact his experience had from founding Longhorn Steakhouse and working with Ted Turner.

Links Mentioned in this Episode:

My Yard Live

Website – https://myyardlive.com/

Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/myyardlive/

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/myyardlive/

Twitter – https://twitter.com/MyYardLive

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Shareable Quotes:

  • “When you create a successful business it’s always good to identify a problem and then come up with a solution.” {5:30} – Mark McLarry
  • “What’s unique about the situation is that San Marcos are not approaching this as a landlord/lessee relationship. They are approaching this as a partnership.” {10:12} – Mark McLarry
  • “If you aren’t creating an experience, you are going to fail.” {17:26} – Derek Marso
  • “Every little thing, I have to make sure is right. It’s very important because I feel my consumer deserves that.” {23:32} – Derek Marso
  • “We love hospitality and we love going to different venues whether it’s entertainment, sports, hospitality, food or drink. It has to be comfortable.” {27:30} – Shawn Walchef

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