In this week’s episode of the Restaurant RockStars Podcast, my friend and fellow industry pro Jaime Oikle of www.runningrestaurants.com and I are speaking to a restaurateur with the magic touch. Nick Bogacz of Caliente Pizza & Draft House is building a pizza empire with street smarts, gut instincts and a flair for promotion while also dealing with the Covid crisis.
From time to time, our restaurants need a makeover, a fresh new look and furniture makes the biggest splash. It’s not only greater comfort for your guests, but just the thing to transform your ambiance. Maybe now’s the time to think furniture while your dining room may still be idle or you’re looking to Up the “Wow Factor” in your place. In this episode of the Restaurant RockStars Podcast, I’m once again with George Deeb, CEO of Restaurant Furniture Plus. They’re the largest online source of restaurant, hotel and hospitality furniture on the planet.
In this week’s episode of the Restaurant RockStars Podcast, I’m speaking with Elizabeth Blau of Honey Salt in Las Vegas. Elizabeth is highly acclaimed as a 30+ year veteran restaurateur, a James Beard nominee, Judge on “Iron Chef America”, as well as in-demand consultant. Interestingly, she is also widely credited as the person who transformed Las Vegas into the “Celebrity Chef” destination that it’s now known for.
These are crazy times and no-one knows what the future holds. This is precisely why you should take control, plan for your future and the future of your business. In this episode of the Restaurant RockStars Podcast I’m speaking with Ashley Micciche, the CEO of True North Retirement Advisors. You may or many not be ready to retire due to Covid or other reasons, but this show is really all about how you can protect and grow the value of your business now during this pandemic.
Long before the crisis hit, drive-thru’s changed the way restaurants served their customers. The opportunity is now greater than ever to take the standard drive-thru up a notch or two with customer safety, convenience and entertainment paramount. It’s time to work “ON” your business, not just to survive this crisis but to dominate your competition.…
If you have a concept your customers love, this might be the time to think about expanding your business. In this episode of the Restaurant RockStars Podcast, I’m excited to be talking to Anthony Leone, a veteran operator with vast experience with some of the most-recognized and leading chain concepts. Now he’s helping others develop their concepts into viable and lucrative franchise opportunities.
Covid-19 has turned all of us upside down, but it’s also been a huge opportunity. Many of you are trained chefs and culinarians. Possibly you’ve lost your cooking gig, or your hours have been reduced and you need a new opportunity. What to do? Listen to this episode of the Restaurant RockStars Podcast. I’m speaking with Chef Donna G, Founder of the Personal Chef Network.
After all the blood, sweat and tears building a restaurant and brand; Covid hit and much like the rest of us, he was forced to shut down his restaurant. It made little sense to re-open during this crisis when margins pre-Covid were stretched to the thin limit. Preux & Proper has a bright future someday down the road, but for now as any dynamic entrepreneur would do, Joshua has re-invented himself and his business.
In this episode of the Restaurant RockStars Podcast, I’m speaking with Robbert Bregman from TableDuck, a company that has figured out how your customers can order from you from anywhere safely via Messenger Apps like “FB Messenger” or “What’s App”? Lots of people communicate with their friends and family all the time using Messengers, so why not with your restaurant.
Imagine learning the secrets of success from some of the world’s most recognized and powerful brands and then applying them to your business. You can! In this episode of the Restaurant RockStars Podcast, I speak with Jill Raff of the Jill Raff Group. Jill brands herself as a “Customer Experience Strategist” and we dive deep into the true meaning of hospitality and paramount customer service.