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Nik Wilson

Phnom Penh’s Creative Hospitality Scene: A Conversation with Nik

A new wave of hospitality is emerging, spearheaded by individuals like Nik Wilson. He is the mastermind behind renowned retro-themed food hub Garage Sale and cocktail bar Tic Tic, that takes you on an adventure through fine spirits, delicious alcoholic creations, gaming, cult movies, quiz nights, an eclectic but specialist music policy and beyond. His journey in the Phnom Penh hospitality and F&B scene is marked by creativity, passion, and a commitment to providing unique experiences. In this exclusive interview, Nik shares insights into his ventures, dreams, and his contribution to the community. Nik’s journey in the hospitality industry spans continents, from London to Los Angeles. He brings a wealth of expertise to Phnom Penh, blending his experiences in the pulsating nightlife scenes of these cities. “I’ve always believed in creating, marketing, and promoting unique brands,” Nik reflects. His ventures under Anti Social Hours Co LTD reflect his diverse interests, from the retro charm of Garage Sale to the innovative concept of Tic Tic. Despite the challenges posed by the global pandemic, Nik’s resilience and adaptability fueled his entrepreneurial spirit, leading to the birth of his culinary and entertainment empire. A Dream Fueled by Creativity Since its inception in April 2022, Nik’s vision for his businesses has been clear—to carve a niche in Phnom Penh’s hospitality landscape while fostering a culture of creativity and inclusivity. “Hospitality is about hosting people, creating experiences, and leaving a lasting impression,” Nik remarks. The timing of Nik’s foray into the industry aligns with his philosophy of embracing the present moment. “The allure of Cambodia coupled with the opportunity to shape its hospitality scene made it the perfect time to embark on this journey,” Nik explains. At the heart of Nik’s businesses lies a commitment to nurturing talent and fostering a sense of belonging among […]
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