In this episode of the Restaurant Rockstars Podcast, I’m speaking with Ron Gorodesky Founder and CEO of Refined Hospitality. He is a leading hotelier who tells us that the new normal is about health and safety. Delivering these authentically through your team will give you the strongest advantage over your competition.
In this episode of the Restaurant Rockstars Podcast, I’m speaking with Yianni Kosmides of Apola Greek Grill. He is a Greek native who with his brother Stefano, cut his teeth at an early age helping run every part of the family business. This episode is all about the “Secret Sauce” of running a great restaurant based on freshness, quality and tradition. We’ll talk about the importance of leading by example, training, attention to the bottom line, and let’s not forget the food.
In this episode of the Restaurant Rockstars Podcast, I speak with Rafael Martinez De Sanzo and Jillian Butta of Authentic Argentina. Rafa and Jill’s mission is to spread the word of their amazing Argentine Beef, Seafood, Olive Oil and Wines which they export to America and internationally.
Every now and again I meet a true hospitality innovator. Someone who sees around corners and whose vision anticipates trends before they happen. In this episode of the Restaurant Rockstars Podcast, I speak with Mr. James Geier of “Morgan’s on Fulton Event Space” and “Marvin’s Food and Fuel”. James predicted that Chicagoland’s Fulton Market Warehouse District would ultimately become one of the hottest restaurant and entertainment draws in the Midwest.
In this episode of the Restaurant Rockstars Podcast. I’m speaking with Stu Maloff, Founder of Restaurant Brands, the premier restaurant domain name marketplace. Whether you’re just starting your first location or you’re a veteran operator, you need a great restaurant domain name to complement a great restaurant website.
Imagine opening 25 new locations while the pandemic is devastating much of our industry. If that’s not crazy enough, believe that these new franchise restaurant stores actually rang a 45% increase in grand-opening sales over those that opened pre-pandemic. There’s some powerful stuff going on behind the scenes, and you’ll hear all about it. The Restaurant Rockstars podcast brings you Jodi Boyce, Executive V.P. of this hot concept called Teriyaki Madness.
I’m speaking with Matthew Patrick, Founder & President of “Whirks” and Patrick Accounting and he will tell all on how your business can qualify for free government money from the new Employee Retention Tax Credit or ERTC.
In this episode of the Restaurant Rockstars Podcast, Jaime Oikle of Running Restaurants and I speak with Mark Kelegian. Mark is the President and master brand-builder of Randy’s Donuts. Randy’s is a super-powerful brand that is both pandemic-proof and iconic. This brand is also internationally recognized and growing fast!
What if you could offer your customers the ability to open their own tabs, split checks, pay and leave tips using contactless technology at their leisure. This is the future of restaurant service and true hospitality. In today’s episode, I’m speaking with Tim McLaughlin, CEO of GoTab and a fellow restaurant owner. Tim’s come up with a way to put control in your customer’s hands leaving your service staff more time to serve & sell and less time swiping cards.
In this episode of the Restaurant Rockstars podcast, my friend and industry pro Jaime Oikle of Running Restaurants interviews me on buying a restaurant just before the pandemic, the challenges we continue to face and our strategies to succeed.