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Olivier Caillabet

Chef and PartnerToki Underground

Washington D.C. Metro Area

Member Since February 2021


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I was Born and raised in Ireland into a restaurateur family. After studying zoology and spending several years traveling the world and working in wildlife conservation I moved to the US and back into hospitality. Restaurants (and chefs) occupy this really interesting space at the intersection of art, culture and pleasure in society and are positioned to create beautiful experiences. I'm interested in exploring the boundaries of what hospitality and restaurants can be.

Published content

10 Ways to Get Out of 'Hustle Culture' and Find Better Balance

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'Grinding' can only get you so far if you don't also make time for yourself. Productivity, “hustle culture,” “rise and grind” — all popular topics when it comes to entrepreneurship, making money and leading a “successful” life. While touted as all positive and necessary things if you want to progress in your career, when taken too far, these positives can become toxic and actually hurt your ability to find real success.  But how can ambitious professionals and business owners move away from this mentality when entrepreneurs are expected to “grind”? Below, 10 Rolling Stone Culture Council business leaders offer their tips and insights for professionals interested in leaving toxic productivity and “hustle culture” behind.

10 Actions Business Leaders Can Take to Lift Up Underrepresented Consumer Groups

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Leaders in the culture space have a unique opportunity to shine a light on the underrepresented groups they serve. The benefits of a diverse and inclusive brand are many, for consumers and companies alike. However, this representation doesn’t happen accidentally. Rather, organizations must take specific action to help lift up underrepresented groups, such as women, people of color and people with disabilities. Businesses in the culture space are uniquely positioned to use their influence to amplify the voices of those underrepresented groups. Below, the members of Rolling Stone Culture Council share 10 specific ways culture leaders can promote inclusivity and diversity in their branding.

Eight Important Strategies to Master Video Content Marketing

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The future of marketing is video, so jump on board now. It’s no surprise that video content has dominated marketing across various industries. Apps like TikTok and Instagram’s IGTV and Reels features allow you to better engage consumers with short clips about a given product or service. However, every business has their own unique approach to video marketing. So, to offer some tips on how to leverage video for your particular business, eight members of Rolling Stone Culture Council explained their tried-and-true strategies and how you can replicate them for your own success.

Company details

Toki Underground

Company bio

Washington, DC's OG ramen house, izakaya and cocktail bar estd. 2011. Michelin Bib Gourmand since 2018. The restaurant business is notoriously fragile. As we move through and past Covid-19, we're leaning into our love of the creative arts to create a more robust restaurant business and diverse brand that includes and represents our community. Enveloping Music, art, comedy, anime, fashion and dope ass food into the experience.



Company size

11 - 50

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